David Choi performs his single “Missing Piece” at the Highline Ballroom last night.



(sorry for the shaky volume, I’m not sure how to fix that)

They may have already reached their goal, but a little extra money never hurts!

Help support Uploaded: The Asian American Movement with their documentary (set to release Summer 2012) on how the Asian American presence shifted in mainstream media from stereotypical roles to more “normal” ones as everyday people. They also dive into the Youtube world where musicians like AJ Rafael, Clara C, and David Choi crossed the barrier from homemade videos to albums and tours. 

You can check out their Kickstarter page here

motherphokingburgers:

Kollaboration 11 

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2011
Time:
7PM
Venue:
Nokia Theatre - 7777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Purchase tickets, click here.

Kollaboration 11 Competitors!

After School Special  - www.afterschoolspecialmusic.com
Andrew and the Brots - www.andrewandthebrots.com
Dawen - www.dawen.us
Inch Chua - www.inchchua.com
Monsters Calling Home - www.monsterscallinghome.com
Noel Kunz - www.youtube.com/user/Noelangelo

Headlining…..will most likely be a Kpop Artist on the same level as Boa.  Soon to announced.

Purchase tickets, click here.

mrsonsai:

jumbahiga:

It will be our biggest show to date and will feature even more big-time acts, outdoor activities, food vendors, and other festivities for a jam-packed day of fun and entertainment!

This year, on Saturday, Oct. 1st, 2011, we will be holding our first Outdoor Concert/Music Festival at the Harry Bridges Memorial Park next to the famous Queen Mary ship in Long Beach.

There will be plenty of fun activities to partake in throughout the day in addition to our huge 14-act line-up, including:

  • Photo booths
  • Artist/vendor merchandise
  • Yummy food trucks
  • Artist meet and greets

So make sure to bring as many friends as you can because we’re expecting a HUGE turn-out!

General Event Info:

What: ISA Festival Los Angeles 2011
When: Saturday, Oct. 1st, 2011
Where: Harry Bridges Memorial Park

1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562)-570-5333

Event Time: Gates open at 1pm. Showtime 3-9pm.

LINE-UP (in alphabetical order):

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL
AJ RAFAEL
BLUSH
B.O.B
CLARA CHUNG
DAVID CHOI
DUMBFOUNDEAD
FAR EAST MOVEMENT
I.AM.ME CREW
JAY PARK
NEW HEIGHTS
SEAN KINGSTON
TIMOTHYDELAGHETTO
WONG FU PRODUCTIONS

HOSTS:

CATHY NGUYEN
KEVIN WU
RYAN HIGA

TICKET INFORMATON

BACKSTAGE PASS  $200
Includes: Early entrance into venue to watch sound check (food/drinks provided), special backstage meet & greet w/ opportunity to meet and take photos with artists, reserved standing section/tent, ISA t-shirt, concert poster, concert program.

NOTE: No access to meet & greet tent. (Reserved for VIP ticket holders only)

VIP PASS $100
Includes: Access to artist meet & greet tent  during the show (first come first serve, not guaranteed), separate VIP entry line, VIP standing section (first come first serve), ISA t-shirt, concert poster, and concert program.

GENERAL ADMISSION $50
Good for one admission to the event

Tickets go on sale Friday, 9/16. Exact time to be announced, but it will be after 3pm to accomodate those who have school. (So don’t skip class!)

We look forward to seeing you all at our biggest event yet in ISA history!

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ughhhhhh totally wish i was in LA for this.

drvy answered: bruno mars is arguably the most famous AA in the music industry, but they sell him off as racially ambiguous

theadorkablehanhnatrinh answered: far east movement is asian. C:

aliapenny answered: Phenotypically white Darren Criss?

izzygarcia answered: Other race includes a lot of European descent xp

jkreg answered: the white population is expected to decrease to less than 72% with this last census. census.gov/populat…

Thank you all for the input! As a thought though, think about how difficult it was to think of more than two AA celebrities in the music industry. Why do you think this is? Why can’t people with AMAZING voices like Clara C, David Choi, AJ Rafael, etc make it “big”?

Audrey Magazine published this article on how Forever 21 steals designs….but also lyrics from our favorite Youtube star, David Choi!

See the evidence here:

Recognize it?

Maybe if you watch the music video