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Watch: Learn Some Fiery Guizhou Slang with Yehaiyahan


Slang Dynasty is a series that unpacks the wide world of Chinese regional slang, internet colloquialisms, and assorted street-level jargon.

No one really hates to say “I told you so.” If we’re being honest, most people love saying it. And the people of China’s southern Guizhou province are no different — though they do have an interesting spin on the phrase.

Here’s Guizhou-born musician Yehaiyahan (aka ChaCha) to explain more:

And we’re telling you right now that Yehaiyahan is one of the most talented musicians you’re likely to come across, so don’t get caught out on that — listen to a mix traversing the last decade of her career below (full track list here):

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