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Monday, October 04, 2010


Rayon Wright, Radio Rookie Rayon Wright

18 year old Caribbean American, Rayon Wright, who was born in Jamaica, West Indies and raised in Brooklyn. Though Rayon grew up surrounded with Jamaican culture and music, he wants more than anything to become a producer of Korean music and entertainment. A lot of non-Asian teenagers like Hello Kitty or Japanese Anime, but Rayon's love for Asian culture goes far beyond that.

Produced by:

Sanda Htyte


Marianne McCune


Rayon Wright

Comments [4]

Hotaek Seo from ROK from seoul

This is cool, I'm in seoul and i happened to listen to this radio rookies. I want to be a radio music producer like you. that's welcome to want to taste Korean culture, especially Korean music. I like Korean music and also really interested in Jamaican music like raggae, dub something like that. With K-pop musics that you like, there are lots of Korean music that you don't know. Like the new sounds of mixing pansori(Korean traditional music) and electronica or pansori and raggae. that's also cool and this kind of music is coming up recently.
Keep on listening together and hope you realize your dream ^^

May. 23 2011 06:59 PM
Allesia Krank

This is so good, not only is it funny but it also really shows a great understanding of the culture. The listener can really grasp how you feel about the korean culture

Feb. 11 2011 08:45 PM
Ryan Takemiya from Berkeley, CA

This is amazing. Not only is it a fascinating story, but it shows a wider, clearer, and more true representation of the friendship and admiration between people of color. And it's just a beautiful story, well told, well produced, and inspirational. Thank you, Rayon, for being yourself, knowing yourself, being proud of who you are, and being respectful to the culture you admire. You are a role model for cross-cultural friendship and bonding. Big thumbs up!

Oct. 29 2010 02:45 AM
Luc-Philippe from Queens

Hi Rayon,

I just listened to your clip on Radio Rookies and I really enjoyed it! You are a very dynamic person and I can relate to you. Like you I decided to attend a college in Queens just so that I can learn more about the Indian culture which I am really interested in. At first I was the odd man at most events and stuff, but I made some great friends and they taught me how to be myself! I was born in Haiti and since graduating I have been very happy with my choices in life. I encourage you to always step out of the box and explore the world no matter what anyone says. Good work!

Oct. 28 2010 04:16 PM

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