Jero, black hip-hopper, singing traditional Japanese Enka Music--is a sensation in Japan
Jero, or Jerome Wright, Jr. is the first black singer of traditional Japanese enka music. Here he performs a duet - him wearing hip-hop garb, his partner in a kimono. He won the Best New Artist Award in Japan, and appeared today at the Cherry Blossom festival in Washington DC. His maternal grandmother was Japanese.