Nigger King

Yeah, the title is the name of a shop that sells Hip Hops accessories in Jungli Taiwan. The Chinese for it is Hei (1) Ren (2) Wang (2), and the literal translation is more like black person king. This store wouldn’t last more than 2 minutes in the US (and many other places) regardless of its intention because of its name.



Hip hop, and its associated culture are becoming more and more popular in Taiwan, so there is big market for all these goods, but come on, when does Engrish or Chinglish stop being funny. We all chalk it up to cultural differences yeah? I guess all those T-shirts with spelling errors are funny, even the old lady I saw vending food with a,” Honk if you’re horny” shirt on (no spelling errors on that one, and I am assuming she had no idea what it meant 😉 )

Nigger King

Photo taken by Kelley Deon in Jungli, Taiwan

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85 Responses to “ Nigger King ”

  1. mild seven is obviously a nigger. lulz.

  2. He used to be but he isn’t anymore. He’s been Michael Jacksonified.

  3. Its quite a weird name for a shop. I saw one shop in Danshuei called “Condom World”(a shop that sells jewellry).

  4. WPWW
    1488
    now thats racist and yes i am a racist i dont hide that.
    death to the nigger skum

  5. I see you are all stupid! LOL Bottom line it’s racist… Just shows how blacks can make people feel inferior…

  6. To all you who think niggers are just like humans, here is some food for thought: No country run by negros is successful. Africans still live in mud huts like they did 5000 years ago. Prisons are full of negros. Even nations that were once civilized by the English, Dutch, French and Spanish who have become independent are horrible places to live…Haiti, Jamaica, etc.
    Keep thinking that negros are like whites just remember that in South Africa a woman has a greater chance of being raped than learning how to read.

  7. I’ve been to taiwan before. I remember seeing a store called “KKK.” I think it was a clothing store as well. Hilarious store names in Taiwan.

  8. Do they sell Watermelon?

  9. NIGGER!!!

  10. Should be named Obama King, in honor of the nigger muslim in the usa

  11. Nigger King…Where niggers can have it their way!

  12. i wonder if theres any grape soda there

  13. haonk if your horny ok “honk”

  14. that’s what I refer to burger king as :]

  15. I wonder how bad the inside of that place must smell….probably like malt liquor and menthol cigarettes. How does a place like that thrive if all them darkies are constantly stealing everything…no profits.

    That is not what your sister thinks….loser(lol)

  16. The only people who talk about race are the white guys not the white girls. No why, the white girl are enjoying why the white guys are stressing.

  17. What’s the address of this fine store??

  18. All black people know how to do is breed, they have loads of kids without fathers and end up in jail because they have no role model.

    Black people are their own worst enemy.

  19. Why there so many moralfags here? that america is moralfag with ban nigger but if you black you can say it… the should not be so moralfag.

    niggers are niggers

    Taiwan is chinese

    White is supurior…

    why so big deal?

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  21. Fail?

    More like Win.

  22. Niggers deserved worse than slavery all they do is kill and steal. Taiwan doesn’t want niggers neither does anyone else some are just too polite to say it.

  23. Back in my day we didn’t say ” Hey You” we just said ” Hey Nigger”

  24. Mildseven, get the dick out of your ass.
    You probably are a liberal. Take a joke. Did you know that 78% of black “families” dont have a father present? You are severely uneducated.

    It’s hard to characterize what kind of have I have, but I definitely keep it loose most of the time.Sarcasm was a big piece of it back in the day.My humor has changed a bit being in Taiwan for so long too.A lot of sarcasm goes unnoticed out here so I have changed a bit in that regard….

  25. You have got to be kidding!!!!!!!!
    The only people that still use this word are black!!!

  26. I have talked to taiwan people and they are racist against blacks but they love the black mans music the younger generation love it the most frequented establishments play the worst rap crap i have heard. Nof im not racist No i dont like rap music that includes most eminem music. Yes the real taiwan are prejudiced against all non whites brown (filipinas even) they think they are black?? crazy?? Im i sure sure as im sitting in the lobby on this comp in taipei in old town taipei. I might go visit that store and get a t shirt 🙂 ha i am too nervous to wear it though. As for what O.I.T said is there any excuse for bad manners Common sense you cant teach it. Little white elementary children know better than to call black children the n word. thanks my 2 new taiwan dollars worth 🙂

  27. Found it on Google Maps Street View. Somebody must have notified the owner of the derogatory meaning so it has been removed and changed it to Chinese (黑人王 King)
    http://g.co/maps/yrru9

  28. imagine one day a car full of niggaz drive by and throw cocktail bombs at this place while randomly firing machine guns at the place.

    classic movie scene

  29. Crack me up! Dey sure is a lotta precious pups roun heor! Ha ha. The blacks call each other nigger, quite frequently.
    In my country, the browns call each other nigger- coz it sounds cool.
    Whites call blacks niggers- usually after they’ve left the room. And wisely so- jigaboos are right up there with hippos for senseless violence.
    I’m sure if the Taiwanese knew the full story, they would expunge niggerdom.
    (rofl, & wot-not)

  30. Found it on Google Maps Street View. Somebody must have notified the owner of the derogatory meaning so it has been removed and changed it to Chinese (黑人王 King)
    http://g.co/maps/yrru9

    Just read this one, If so, so sad. I met a Taiwanese girl recently, she would probably have laughed. As I/we do.

  31. i like the name

  32. Those yellow bastards!

  33. I’m a black musician from California, the problem here is not intent but an misspelled word. The correct spelling is Nigga, just drop the r and its all good!

  34. I’m black and nigga is common slang use by the kids of all races, where I live… Any word can be used to offend, it depends on how, why and who……. I’m black, I smoke menthol, stopped drinking, and is old enough to know every body love fried, watermelon, everyone steals, especially the bankers, and the folks on Wall Street, and don’t forget we the black people were stolen too…. I’m proud to be that damn special…… But I’m not beneath not one person,,,, Nigga King. Sounds just about right to me……

  35. Chuck from Public Enemy explained years ago that this would happen.

    He said, that in foreign countries were there aren’t as many black people, if at all. They while buy into the stereotype created by gangsta’ rappers, who are using this term nigga left-and-right.

    10 years later it has become a reality.

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