Korean-American poet EJ Koh met with me at a coffee shop on a suburban corner. I was anxious meeting an intense intellectual for my first in-person interview. But EJ smiled at me and I instantly felt a warmth about her. Her eyes sparkled and her every word contained conviction. She made you willingly surrender all […]
Kollaboration started out as an idea to provide a platform for young Asian and Pacific Islander artists to showcase their talents. What began with a single show in Los Angeles to pilot the movement has now grown to annual talent shows in 14 cities in North America spanning from Honolulu to Chicago to New York. […]
Yesterday (on his birthday), Dumbfoundead dropped his latest album Old Boy Jon for FREE to the masses as a gift to his fans! Delivering 16 tracks of feel good music mixed with storytelling lyrics. The following tracks will keep you smiling to his brilliant sense of humor. Hope it keeps you humble as you relate […]
MC Jin comes out with a new music video to celebrate “feeling good” featuring Â Toestah and Joseph Vincent – just in time for the Chinese/Vietnamese New Year! If you’re curious to know, the video was shot entirely on the streets (and airport) of Hong Kong. Check out Jin’s Brand New Me EP on iTunes here. […]
Kina GrannisÂ and Joseph VincentÂ team up to sing one of our all time favorites, The Christmas Song. Hope you sit by the warm fire place and enjoy! Happy Holidays from all of here at Jackfroot – to you and yours.
Wong Fu Production‘s Wes, Phil, and Ted are back with their latest and new mini web series with AT&T called “When it Counts”. At the end of each episode, you will get the chance to help determine whatÂ happensÂ next by giving “Tammy,” played byÂ Yuri Tag, advice through leaving comments at www.whenitcounts.com Entering the world of hip […]
At the end of the day, people all over the world want love, life, and dreams – FOR ALL. Not just Americans. Check out this inspirational anthem music video from Far East Movement with a few exclusive cameos to help support and spread the positive word. This song speaks of hope and ideals that each […]
If you’ve been tuning into one of the many American reality television singing competitions lately, did you catchÂ The VoiceÂ on NBC last night?! Check out our man, Alaskan YouTube star,Â JR Aquino (aka JRA) battled it out last night in front of millions of viewers. But with over 50 million views already on YouTube channel, I’m sure […]
On July 15th, 2012, aÂ humorousÂ music video of a wellÂ dressed cheesy looking manÂ rapping in Korean, wasÂ uploaded to YouTube. As of right now, that video has accumulated over 300 million views and is the most “liked” video in YouTube history. If you have no idea what I am talking about, you are probably the last person with […]
From the first time Christine HaÂ navigated her caneÂ onto the national stage for Fox’s MasterChef, she stole the hearts of viewers across America. Inspired by her mother’s home cooking, and growing up to the taste and smells of a Vietnamese kitchen, Christine took on theÂ challengeÂ of learning how to cook for herself when she went off […]
I will place a sure bet that this umma (Korean for “mom”)Â in the video below Â can battle your mom at the now – globally popular Â -Â Gangnam Style Dance anytime. Much props to Mrs.Song ( who is 60 years old respectively), for generously passing down her mad dance skills and talents onto her son, Mike Song. […]
Growing up in the Bay Area, I have mad love and respect for R&B singing group Legaci. I’ve been following them as a fan since they first formed back in 1997 with their original members. Today, the group consist of Micah Tolentino and Jason Atencion, who remain in the line up; along with Chris Abadand […]
Sam TsuiÂ along withÂ his producer andÂ accompanistÂ Kurt Schneider, collaborate for a cool andÂ atmospheric cover ofÂ David Guetta’s “Titanium”. Check it out: [youtube id=”CXit8kxCCTg” width=”619″ height=”315″] Grab on iTunes here! Subscribe to Sam Tsuiâ€™s YouTube Channel here!
Another hilarious video from Ryan Higa on The Olympics. He touches on some real life criticism one may find if they decline to join in the “Watching the Olympics” bandwagon.Â Enjoy: [youtube id=”0GmfIsOLJ6k” width=”619″ height=”315″] Check out more of Jackfroot’s coverage of Ryan here. Subscribe to his Nigahiga YouTube channelÂ here.
What has Jeremy Lin been up to this summer since recentlyÂ signingÂ with the Houston Rockets? Well, just signing more multi-million dollar contracts and endorsements. NoÂ biggie. You know, starring in car commercials, training hard core, playing some “put-put” as he mentions (miniatureÂ golf), and oh yeah… We can’t forget to mention playing some Dance Dance Revolution – probably […]