Click opera – The president of Enka
…a black American is currently poised to revitalise Enka, the genre of trad balladry post-war Japan liked to get drunk and sentimental listening to. The man in question is 26 year-old Jerome White Junior, raised in Pittsburgh. In Japan they just call him Jero.
Check out the video on YouTube. Fascinating mashup of culture. Y. thinks it is awesome. :)