A rap group sponsored by the Chinese Communist Party released a song last week to rally public support in opposition to protesters in Hong Kong, who they promised to wipe out.
Referring to protesters as terrorists, the Chinese rap group known as Tianfu Shibia or CD Rev, released the music video to their song, called “Hong Kong’s Fall ft. Donald Trump,” on Aug. 16.
“There are 1.4 billion Chinese standing firmly behind Hong Kong police,” the lyrics state. “They will always protect Hong Kong without any hesitation. Airplanes, tanks and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army all gathering in Shenzhen waiting for command to wipe out terrorists [protesters] if needed.”
“We don’t see freedom, we don’t see peace and democracy,” CD Rev raps about the Hong Kong protests. “What we all witness these days are self-called ‘protesters’ attacking Hong Kong police officers with weapons … but we see that as their last performance before self-destruction.”
As the title of the song indicates, the rap group uses a small clip of U.S. President Donald Trump’s remarks about the protests in their music to support their claim that Hong Kong is a part of China.
“Something is probably happening with Hong Kong,” Trump said in the clip. “Because Hong Kong is a part of China, they’ll have to deal that themselves. They don’t need advice.”
The song also throws shade at Hillary Clinton, singing that she knows “nothing about Chinese citizens,” referring to a tweet the former presidential candidate wrote on Aug. 13 in regards to the protests.
“May we all stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong as they speak out for democracy, freedom from repression, and a world they long to see,” Clinton tweeted.
May we all stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong as they speak out for democracy, freedom from repression, and a world they long to see.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 13, 2019
The song was published as a way to generate support for the Chinese state in its attempt to quiet protesters in Hong Kong.
Protests have been going on for 11 weeks now and about 1.7 million demonstrators took to the streets to demand democracy on Sunday.
The demonstration began when an extradition bill was proposed that would’ve allowed individuals charged with crimes in Hong Kong to be extradited to mainland China for prosecution.
China, effectively a modern-day communist state and non-democratic, has promoted rap music to rally public support for their causes before.
When Chinese tourists were removed from a Swedish hotel, the rap group threatened the nation, rapping that they were about to “feel the power of the Chinese nation,” the Daily Caller reported.
“Hey Sweden, where the f**k is your civilization?” the lyrics state. “What’s wrong with you? What is your problem?”
The group continued to threaten the nation, telling them to “watch out next time” and they should “fix” their map of China by including Tibet and Taiwan as part of China.