Meet Chris Lam: An Intersection of Queer and Asian

Hailing from Irvine, California, Chris Lam’s journey has been a long and humbling one. Originally an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science major from UC Berkeley, Lam has departed from his major decided to pursue a career as an on-camera host and a content producer. Growing up as a queer Cantonese-Taiwanese American, Lam has learned how […]

7 Asian American Female Artists to Look Out For in 2019

Gingee Gingee is a multi-talented Filipina DJ, producer, kulingtang artist, and vocalist among her many artistic talents. Her work is a reflection of the sounds and cultures she has been exposed to growing up in Los Angeles. Gingee’s productions incorporate the sounds of percussion instruments such as the kulintang (gongs native to the Philippines), kettle […]

Leo Xia is THE Asian-Am Singer-Songwriter You Need to Be Listening To

  Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Leo Xia is a musician who should be on everyone’s radar. On September 28th, Leo released his sophomore album 384 in honor of the passing of his maternal grandmother who taught him Chinese. In total, the album has ten tracks which delve into topics of identity, loss and moving forward. […]

LEX the Lexicon Artist Releases Her Latest track, “Artist Anthem”

On January 6th, LEX the Lexicon Artist AKA Alex Liu released her music video for the song “Artist Anthem.” After a conversation with a friend that made her realize she is not as “normal” as she pretends to be, she began construction on “Artist Anthem” in late 2016 and finished it early 2017. She first […]

Sha Mei Guo Lao: Growing Up Bilingual 傻美国佬

This post is written by our Social Media Intern, Emily Gao, and was originally posted on the Outspoken Asian website. sha mei guo lao (n.) – silly american Linguistic Imperialism (n.) – refers to “the transfer of a dominant language to other people” My brother and I have made fun of the way mama pronounces words. And as […]