Just A Bunch of Music By Asians and Pacific Islanders

1966 Don Ho “Tiny Bubbles” 1971 Fanny “You’re the One” 1972 Fanny “Blind Alley” 1977 Yvonne Elliman “If I Can’t Have You” 1979 Alien Kulture “Asian Youth” Aura “Yesterday’s Love” 1985 The Jets “You Got It All” 1986 Metallica “Master of Puppets” 1988 The Jets “Sendin’ All My Love” 1991 Metallica “Enter Sandman” The Smashing […]

2017 was an interesting year for AAPI.  From Jason Momoa starring in Justice League to Korean immigrant NFL player Younghoe Koo to Asian-American nazis in Charlottesville, here are some of the standout moments from the year.  Cheers to 2018! Everything Mazie Hirono Did In 2017 Hawai’i’s U.S. Senator, Mazie Hirono, was diagnosed with Stage 4 […]

Welcome to the LET’S GYO CRAZY MUSIC CORNER, where music and nerdiness collide! For this debut segment, I’d like to spotlight musicians of Asian and Pacific Islander descent.  Listening to music is a euphoric experience to begin with but seeing someone that looks like you perform said music, even after attending more than 200 shows […]

In 2015, The Rap Year Book was released chronicling the evolution of rap from 1979 – 2014, highlighting the most influential song from every year and written by the hysterical Shea Serrano.  It included giants like Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Notorious B.I.G., N.W.A. but also shone newer talent with Big Sean, Macklemore and Rich […]