By Ed Diokno
Michelle Phan has become a living legend. She was one of the multitude of talented Asian Americans who turned to the new media for opportunity and one of the few to move from almost complete anonymity to accompanying First Lady Michelle Obama on a trip to Asia last year to launch the … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Using the hashtag #DearNextPresident, the news website Fusion has launched a video series, hashtag campaign, and user-generated social project, built around the idea that everyone—especially young voters—should have a voice in telling America’s next president about their most pressing concern or issue going into the next four years.
Variety reports that Michelle Phan who gained fame on You Tube with her “how to” beauty videos is getting into the music business.
She’s forming music label Shift Music Group in partnership with Cutting Edge Group (CEG).
“I am passionate about finding undiscovered and talented artists,” Phan, 27, said in announcing the pact. “I want … Read more
It took a lot for the 27-year old to get to that point. She has a remarkable 6.6 … Read more
She’s now Asian American, Pacific Islander, biracial American and other people of color, and as the Los Angeles Times reports, savvy businesses are catering to their needs.
“Because of the growing populations of women of color, who often control a large percentage of what … Read more
The Vietnamese American has more than 5 million subscribers on You Tube giving out beauty tips in instructional videos.
The endorsement of Diet Pepsi is the latest milestone for Phan who was born in Boston before moving to … Read more
The video Bobalife II: Pearls Gone Wild (see video at end of story) released just three days ago already has … Read more
Inspired by the likes of You Tube comic Ryan Higa (pictured left) and make up artist Michelle Phan, a new generation of up and coming Asian American artists hope the glare of the You Tube spotlight will also shine on them someday.