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Photo of the Day: Kris Wu Selling Xiaomi Phones

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Welcome to Day 2 of this week’s photo theme: Kris Wu selling shit.

Today, the former EXO member and host of Rap of China is selling Mi 5’s, the latest flagship offering from Chinese smartphone and home appliance maker Xiaomi. This ad was literally right next to yesterday’s McDonald’s ad. Same bus stop, different Kris. Arguably he’s not selling this phone as much as “holding the product in a counterproductive grip,” but we’re not gonna split hairs.

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Josh Feola
Josh Feola is a Shanghai-based writer and musician, and RADII's Culture Editor. His coverage of Chinese music and art has appeared in The Wire, Dazed, Artsy, LEAP, Tiny Mix Tapes, and more. He's been active in China's underground music scene since 2010 via his booking platform pangbianr.com, and is a former member of Beijing bands Chui Wan, SUBS, and Vagus Nerve.