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Dumbfounded packs the house at Neumos on Yikes tour

Seattle was Dumbfoundead’s second stop out of 31 during his Yikes tour with fellow artists and close friends DJ Zo and G Yamazawa. His show at Neumos on Wednesday, March 21, was packed. DJ Zo...

Catching up with rapper Dumbfoundead: “Show them an Asian person that they’ve never seen”

Whether you know Korean American rapper Dumbfoundead (nee Jonathan Park) from hip-hop, rap battles or his antics on social media, you know that he is not to be overlooked. While Dumbfoundead has been one...

API Chaya’s 23rd annual vigil KAPWA: Finding refuge in each other

API Chaya is committed to empowering survivors of gender-based violence and human trafficking in order to gain safety, healing and wellness. By building power through serving, educating and mobilizing South Asian, Asian and Pacific...

Awkwafina rising to new heights

Chinese Korean multi-talented rapper Awkwafina (née Nora Lum) recently made her Seattle debut at the 2016 Chinatown-International District Block Party on August 28. Awkwafina went viral on YouTube for her quirky music video My...

Asian American entertainers helped me claim my identity

“You only like them for their looks!” “Yeah, because I buy their album to listen to their face.” Seeing an Internet meme with the above dialogue made my day—the latter phrase has now become my go-to...