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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Goes on Eight City US Tour

posted by Randall
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend fans won’t have to miss the show too much when season 3 of the series comes to a close this week because an eight-city music tour of the comedy has just been announced.
According to Entertainment Weekly Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Live Starring Rachel Bloom will kick off on March 31st in
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Asian American Woman Rapper Makes National Debut on Grammy Telecast

posted by Randall
Ruby Ibarra

Ruby Ibarra
Via Facebook

Views from the Edge

If you watched the Grammy’s last week where Bruno Mars won six Grammy awards, you also watched the national debut of Filipina/American rap artist Ruby Ibarra.

Well, she wasn’t exactly “on” the show. During the Grammy’s she appeared in a MasterCard commercial that featured female singer Sza … Read more

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Steve Aoki-BTS Set for New Collaboration

posted by Randall

Steve AokiRecord producer and DJ Steve Aoki has announced a new collaboration with South Korean K-pop sensation BTS.
 
The boy group made its American national television debut recently on the American Music Awards last year.
 
Aoki previously worked with the group on his remix of the BTS hit, Mic Drop.
 
Aoki … Read more

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Aug 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Vidya Vox is the Latest Asian American Artist to Make Big Waves

Vidya Vox is the Latest Asian American Artist to Make Big Waves

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Music
Photo by KApture_life

 

Indian American musician Vidya Vox has officially released her latest album called Kuthu Fire. She integrates her South Asian heritage with her experience as an American to create unique beats.  She explains to Billboard that she created this niche for herself because she needed “to find a harmony between the two” … Read more

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American Teen Moves from China to Launch U.S. Music Career

posted by Olivia Wolf
JP Vance

JP Vance

By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Intern

16-year-old JP Vance marked his transition from Chinese to American pop music this summer with his new single This Is America.

The song was released around July 4th and addresses both the joys of living in the United States as well as the difficulties of being … Read more

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Chasing Lovely – Two Hapa Girls Sing about Things We Don’t Talk About

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Chasing Lovely
 
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 

Chasing Lovely consists of two powerful young, hapa women from the south who have hit the social media and pop culture scene.  They’re bloggers, musicians, and siblings who have released a new album, Things We Don’t Talk About.

 

 
Their song Kiss Me is posted above, and … Read more

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Jul 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The New Face of Jazz-Grace Kelly

The New Face of Jazz-Grace Kelly

posted by Randall
Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly

By Logan Wilber
Asian American Life Intern

With 10 albums released at the age of 25, jazz saxophonist Grace Kelly doesn’t have to toot her own horn, or in her case, her own woodwind; but she keeps doing it.

Television appearances and touring performances aren’t enough for Kelly, she is currently working on … Read more

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Asian American Musicians Struggle to Break into Mainstream

posted by Randall

Low Leaf

Filipino American Low Leaf is one of 9 Musicians named to a list of artists you need to hear

Quick, name your top five Asian American musicians.
 
Sadly,with the exception of a few audiophiles, many of us would have a tough time with that question.
 
Bustle talked with a number of Asian American … Read more

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May 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on APARTY, a Musical Celebration for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

APARTY, a Musical Celebration for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

posted by Takuma Okada
Alex Sun-Liu,AKA Lex

Alex Sun-Liu,AKA Lex

By Takuma Okada
AsAmNews Intern

 

What Is APARTY?

APARTY
[uh-PAHRT-ee]

adjective
1. With the characteristics of being a part of something.
2. With the characteristics of being separate, or set apart, from something.

noun
1. A social gathering of guests. Synonyms: party.
2. A music showcase curated by LEX for Read more

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Feb 2, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on DJ Richie Menchavez Bringing Asian American Music Talent to the Mainstream

DJ Richie Menchavez Bringing Asian American Music Talent to the Mainstream

posted by Susan Chang

 

Richie Menchevez of Traktivist

Richie Menchevez of Traktivist

 

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

The future of Asian American representation in the music industry has hope in the hands of DJ Richie Menchavez. I was lucky enough to speak with Mr. Menchavez this week, to learn more about his background in the music industry and his music platform and … Read more

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