Video: Young blogger performs spoken word poetry in response to elitist Singaporeans

Young Lhu Wen Kai may not even be old enough to vote, but it seems that he’s got all the right notions of the Singapore’s pressing issues — especially in the matter of privilege. 


To The Rich Kid Who Complained About Me Complaining

A poem I wrote about checking your privilege, in response to some of the extremely elitist remarks made by people around me over the weekend.Not exactly the best person to recite this, but there were some words I couldn’t hold no longer, so I decided to give it a go myself instead.For those looking for the ‘lyrics’, you can find it @

Posted by Lhu Wen Kai on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The 17-year-old blogger crafted the poem in response to some extreme elitism he experienced over the post-election weekend, and he seems pretty miffed about it. Forget the sappy background music for a while and just listen to what he has to say to the folks looking below from their ivory tower. TL;DR — check yo’ privilege.



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