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Jun 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on YouTuber Ryan Higa Shares His Secrets

YouTuber Ryan Higa Shares His Secrets

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Ryan HigaBy Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

I’ll say it here.

What CAN’T Ryan Higa do?

My friend brought me to YouTube around 3rd or 4th grade, revealing a world of banana videos and unicorns and parodies… so many parodies. YouTube has been a great source of fun, befuddlement, and a producer of our favorite … Read more

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Mar 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on KPop Parody from Asian American Social Media Stars Tops the Charts

KPop Parody from Asian American Social Media Stars Tops the Charts

posted by Randall

Boys Generally AsianIn just five days, a song intended to be a parody of Kpop has generated five million views on You Tube.
 
Boys Generally Asian is a group of five actors and social media stars consisting of Ryan Higa, David Choi, Philip Wang, Justin Chon, and Jun Sung Ahn.
 
Next Shark reports the song … Read more

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Jan 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Finding their Place on YouTube

Asian Americans Finding their Place on YouTube

posted by Brittney Le


 
The 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Hollywood & Entertainment features Ryan Higa, Asian American actor and YouTube comedian with over 18 million subscribers on his channel, nigahiga. Despite its briefness, his bio on the Forbes website speaks volumes for the Asian American … Read more

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Apr 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on KPop Starz: 7 Korean American Leading Men

KPop Starz: 7 Korean American Leading Men

posted by Randall

Ken Jeong The article in KPop Starz   featured 7 Asian American leading men in Hollywood.

But when I went down the list, none of them were really leading men.

It’s not that they wouldn’t make good leading me. All of them have played in supportive roles.

That’s the sad part. Hollywood doesn’t think these men could attract … Read more

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Feb 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Fortune: Social media embraces Asian Americans while Hollywood doesn’t

Asian Fortune: Social media embraces Asian Americans while Hollywood doesn’t

posted by Randall

Sam TsuiWhile the door remains closed for many Asian Americans trying to break into Hollywood, AAPI entertainers are finding a big audience on social media.

A blog by Andrew Lam in Asian Fortune looks at this dichotomy and wonders when Asian Americans will be given the opportunity to find their audience in the glitter and glammer … Read more

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Jan 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Huffington Post: The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ in Hollywood excludes Asians

Huffington Post: The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ in Hollywood excludes Asians

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Golden GlobesAlthough Asian Americans enjoy success on YouTube and Reality TV, you’d be hard pressed to find many successful Asian American professionals in Hollywood. In a recent Huffington Post piece written by Vietnamese American author, Andrew Lam, describes this “bamboo ceiling” in Hollywood, where discrimination, stereotypes and exclusion are the norm for Asians.

“The most recent … Read more

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Oct 28, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on MSN: Asian Americans in Entertainment Celebrate Achievements

MSN: Asian Americans in Entertainment Celebrate Achievements

posted by Randall

Kim, Daniel Dae with co-star Alex O'Loughlin & Guest Star Tim DalyCarrie Ann Inaba, George Takei, Maggie Q and Justin Long were just some of the Asian Americans in Hollywood who joined in celebrating the 20th anniversary of CAPE, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, reports MSN.

Among those recognized at the gala were the cast of CBS’ Hawaii Five -O, Maggie Q of … Read more

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Pasadena Star-News: @FungBros Release Sequel to Boba Life. @andrewfung, @davidbfung

posted by Randall

 

Fung Bros, Boba Life IIAsian American You Tube stars the Fung Bros who are best known for their comedic portrayals of life in the 626 have come out with a sequel to their popular video, Boba Life.

The video Bobalife II: Pearls Gone Wild (see video at end of story) released just three days ago already has … Read more

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Jul 18, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Verizon: New Generation of Asian American You Tube Stars Knocking at the Door

Verizon: New Generation of Asian American You Tube Stars Knocking at the Door

posted by Randall

Ryan HIgaInspired 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.

According to Verizon, people like muscular fitness expert Mike Chang, dance choreographer … Read more

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Mar 19, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on NMR:@RyanHiga in Toyota Commercial With @Psy_oppa Love Interest

NMR:@RyanHiga in Toyota Commercial With @Psy_oppa Love Interest

posted by Randall

 

Ryan HIgaRyan Higa is now a K-Pop Star. He appears in a music video for Toyota with k-pop singer,  Hyuna, reports NMR.

Hyuna, you might remember, is Psy’s love interest in his hit “Gangnam Style.” Actually Higa just meets brief appearances in the video. It’s part of an app used to promote the Toyota … Read more

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