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Can an Asian brother get some love in sports? Nam Phan, a first generation Vietnamese-American, is an up and coming MMA fighter that’s out to build a reputation and make a name for himself. Recently, Phan had his first debut in the UFC to fight in the octagon. This fight had to be one of the most ugliest decisions ever made by MMA judges. Fighting with all of his blood, sweat and tears, Phan was robbed of his victory losing by split decision to Leonard Garcia. Everyone, including Garcia was shocked on the final decision. The fight was held in…

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Timothy DeLaGhetto, a major YouTube contributor, has always been known to make some crazy and outrageous videos that really catch your attention. With the rising success of popular singer, Bruno Mars, Timothy decided to take the hit song, Just the Way You Are, and added a little twist of his own to it. In this song, Timothy talks about a girl that is only amazing when she is seen from afar. The lyrics and description that Timothy uses in this parody are way too funny. We couldn’t stop laughing when we first heard this version. Check out Timothy as he…

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“Agents of Secret Stuff” is a 35 minute film brought to you by some of the biggest Asian American stars on YouTube today -  Niga Higa and Wong Fu Productions. This low budget schmedium size movie offers a great combination of humor, romance and action all in one. With a solid cast headlined by Niga Higa, Arden Cho and Dominic (D-Trix) from Qwest Crew, “Agents of Secret Stuff” is definitely worth 35 minutes of your time. If anything, we wish it were a full-feature film! Click the play button below to watch for yourself, you’ll be glad you did. Enjoy! EXECUTIVE…

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Just Kidding Films takes comedy to another level in this humorous short film titled, “Deaf Gang Bang”. In this film, two deaf friends are enjoying their day and minding their own business. Being deaf, the two friends can only communicate through the power of sign language. A popular rapper and artist from Los Angeles named Iz of 454 Life Entertainment, special guest stars in this comedy. During the funny sign language conversation between the two deaf friends, two notorious gangsters drive by and noticed them. With a thug life mentality, the gangsters believe that the deaf friends are trying to…

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“Today, I get to share with you the visual companion piece to my new single, ‘Grenade.’ The song is about loving someone so deeply, and the pain of knowing that the person you love does not feel the same. The actions in this video serve as a metaphor, and should not be taken literally. I am aware of the power of visual media, and I encourage everyone who watches this video to understand that it is an artistic interpretation of the song, and not something to imitate.” – Bruno Mars

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Born to Chinese immigrants in Queens, New York, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Once relegated to “ethnic” parts, the energetic actress is finally earning her stripes as an across-the-board leading lady. Liu graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1986 and enrolled in New York University; discouraged by the “dark and sarcastic” atmosphere of NYU, however, she transferred to the University of Michigan after her freshman year. She graduated from UM with a degree in Chinese Language and Culture, managing to squeeze in…

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Press play! [audio:http://jackfroot.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/2-05-Like-A-G6.mp3] Most of us will never fly in a private jet, but if we can’t live the dream, we can at least rap about it. That’s thanks to the band Far East Movement, whose tune “Like a G6” has reached No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Far East Movement’s Kev Nish told MTV News that the G6 prominence in the song was inspired by some good old-fashioned artistic rivalry. In his song, “Forever,” the rapper Drake claims, “I know G4 pilots on a first-name basis.” Far East Movement knew they could do better — so they…

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