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Audio: PRI’s The World on deported Cambodian-American rapper Boomer Da Sharpshoota

January 18, 2010


Public Radio International’s The World closes today with the story of Cambodian-American rapper Boomer Da Sharpshoota. He grew up in the US but he was deported seven years ago after serving a two-year prison sentence on gun convictions. Boomer now lives in Cambodia and he’s been learning to rap in Khmer. That’s no easy feat since it’s not the language he grew up speaking. Corey Takahashi has his story. [To listen to the segment, click on the arrow above]

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