Tag Archive: Shapaley

Lhasa Ballers: A Conversation with Tenzin Wangchuk, Founder of New Clothing Line, Union of Prophets


Tenzin Wangchuk, A.K.A. Exiled Prophet, is a New York based Tibetan rapper and creative force behind the newly released clothing line, Union of Prophets. I sat down with Wangchuk recently to discuss his transition from rapper to designer. We met for dinner in Jackson Heights, at one of my favorite restaurants, Little Tibet, and discussed everything from the origins of American Hip Hop and it’s universal themes, his aspirations as a designer and activist, to addressing his concerns about the appropriation of Hip Hop and Black culture.


Calling All Tsampa Eaters!


Karma Emchi, better known as Shapaley, released his latest video today on Lhakar and within a just few hours “Tsampa” became another massive hit for the Swiss based rapper. “Tsampa” directed by Tenzin Wangchuk… Continue reading

Pull My Spirits Up High


Just when it felt like all news on Tibet was getting sadder, Shapaley dropped “Tsampa” this Wednesday on Lhakar.

We Take Action: Second European Tibetan Youth Parliament


Check It Tibetan Rapper Karma Emchi WANTS YOU I’ve always been kind of ambivalent about the Tibetan electoral process. I mean, I hope I’m not the only one trying to wrap their head… Continue reading