LA Weekly

Cambodian-American Rappers Create "I'm a Cambo" Street Anthem

8/1/2014

Music


“Cambo”? It’s an utterly contemporary term, embraced and disseminated in song for the first time. What started as mere shorthand has turned into affectionate slang, even the beginning of a movement. It’s a term that many young Cambodian-Americans say reflects the gang culture and hard-knocks life that have characterized their experience. Read the full story: Cambodian Rap Is Starting to Blow Up in Long Beach.