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4 Insightful Books About Asia on Ross Butler’s Reading List

Here are four Ross Butler-recommended books to read if you’re interested in knowing more about Asia’s history and culture. Ross Butler is an American actor who was born in Singapore to a father of British Dutch ancestry and a Chinese-Malaysian mother. With his mixed heritage, it’s no mystery why he would be interested in learning more about his cultural background. […]

Sung Beats: Underground Money

“…all I could think about was, I want to beatbox” Sung Beats is a professional beatboxer who first got his start winning the Apollo Amateur Night. Coming from a traditional Korean-American family, music wasn’t the easiest path for his parents to accept, but they were quick to turn a tune when Sung started getting more […]

Following the Footsteps of Kanye – Goes From a Broken Jaw to Award-Winning International Hip Hop Artist

You’ve probably never heard of this Queens native, Brooklyn Tech alumni before. She’s a Taiwanese-American artist that’s making waves overseas in Taiwan. With the release of her Mandarin debut album Knock Out, she’s won “Best New Artist” at the 24th Annual Golden Melody Awards (2013), an event in Taiwan held in high regards comparable to that […]

Meet Esa Fung, Toronto’s Rising Social Media Star

With the rise of social media, many people have created a name for themselves and built a career path using social media platforms like Vine, Instagram, and YouTube. We took some time to connect with Esa Fung, Toronto’s rising social media influencer that has taken a non-traditional career path. Fung has created many Vine and […]

Top 10 Subscribed Asian American YouTube Channels

Since mainstream media has made it their duty to give Asian American entertainers the cold shoulder through out all these years, aspiring stars turned YouTube into their own Hollywood and now Asians dominate the YouTube realm. If it weren’t for YouTube, a lot of these online “celebrities” wouldn’t have received the opportunity to let their […]