C-Pop Star KUN Releases New Trip-Hop Single "Hard To Get"

C-Pop Star KUN Releases New Trip-Hop Single "Hard To Get"

Cai Xukun is a star across Asia — as part of C-pop boy band Nine Percent, he’s made a major splash in the pop community, garnering critical acclaim, awards, and a loyal fanbase. Recently he’s been making a name for himself as KUN, breaking out from the group as a solo act. His first solo tour in the U.S. sold out immediately and found KUN mobbed by screaming fans from New York to California and more.

A few weeks ago, KUN released his newest single, “Hard To Get,” a completely addictive trip-hop track that demands repeat listening. Opening with quick, glitching electronica and smacks of drum pad beats, “Hard To Get” moves into KUN’s buttery vocals delivering a dreamy performance above that persistent bed of dark trip-hop rhythms. It’s not an in-your-face arrangement; it’s so tender — smooth and sexy in its creeping warbles of modern dance elements, this isn’t a fist-pumping, head-bopping anthem, but, rather, a drowsy reflection. “Hard To Get” is a shadowy success, a fleeting gem of ambient production that allows KUN to truly emerge as the inevitable star he is fast becoming in the U.S.

Listen to “Hard To Get” below and connect with KUN on Facebook, Instagram, and his website.

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Photo of KUN courtesy of Dancing Dragon Management

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