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 […]

Asian-Am Artist Spotlight: LEX the Lexicon Artist

It is rare to find Asian American rappers, let alone Asian American female rappers. Oakland-based LEX the Lexicon Artist is an exception. Alex Sun Liu is an up and coming rapper whose lyrics are centered around humor and identity. LEX is inspired by comedic rap and rappers like Eminem, Watsky and Tonedeff, and viral internet […]

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 […]