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Posted on 3 March 2018 | 11:54 pm
How 88Rising Wants To Become Disney For The
ForbesHow 88Rising Wants To Become Disney For The Next Wave Of Global Internet CultureForbesThis approach stands in stark contrast to a BuzzFeed article from 2017 that explained how a rising number of Asian-American musicians were finding more lucrative opportunities and more welcoming audiences in Asia than in the U.S. Far East Movement ...
Posted on 26 February 2018 | 6:28 am
Chinese metal band taps ancient poets,
South China Morning PostChinese metal band taps ancient poets, occult to ride nationalist waveSouth China Morning PostScreaming lyrics inspired by Chinese poetry like a demon bursting from the depths of hell, the black-clad singer raises a white chalice above his bamboo hat as fog envelops the stage. Powered by cacophonous guitars and drums, the black metal band ...
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 2:46 am
Far East Movement: Asian-American hip-hop
South China Morning PostFar East Movement: Asian-American hip-hop group on stereotypes and playing Hong Kong againSouth China Morning PostAnd despite the culture shock, they appear to fit in well with the local culture; Kev Nish says their activities in Hong Kong are “built around shopping. It's really ahead in terms of fashion and technology.” A range of Asian ethnicities are ...
Posted on 15 January 2018 | 3:33 am
Asian-Americans Are Disrupting An
BuzzFeed NewsAsian-Americans Are Disrupting An Unwelcoming Music IndustryBuzzFeed News“You couldn't ask us to pick out one song or one artist [from Asia],” FM's Kevin "Kev Nish" Nishimura said, sitting alongside his bandmates James “Prohgress” Roh and Virman "DJ Virman" Coquia in their office in West LA. Yet as they were introduced to ...
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 1:45 am
The Hitmakers Behind 'Like A G6' Made Videos
Their latest EP, KTOWN RIOT, was inspired by their formative years in the neighborhood. Kev Nish (whose real name is Kevin Nishimura), tells LAist that the founding members of his crew, Prohgress (James Roh) and J-Splif (Jae Choung), who are all now 32 ...
Posted on 12 December 2014 | 7:31 am
Far East Movement to perform in Saigon
Far East Movement is an American hip hop band quartet based in Los Angeles. The group formed in 2003 and consists of Kev Nish (Kevin Nishimura), Prohgress (James Roh), J-Splif (Jae Choung), and DJ Virman (Virman Coquia). Far East Movement's first claim to ...
Posted on 17 September 2013 | 11:43 am
Far East Movement and the 'Grizzly' truth
Combining hip-hop sounds, dance beats and memorable phrases has paid off in a big way for them. Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif and DJ Virman first came into the limelight on the soundtrack for The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. The single "Like a G6" hit ...
Posted on 16 July 2013 | 9:55 am
Far East Movement: Getting down with Asian
Calling someone by their hip-hop inspired alias can sometimes be a little odd in an interview. Take Kev Nish, from American hip-hop, dance and pop group Far East Movement. It has to be said he's a happy and forthcoming chap, but it's not like his nickname ...
Posted on 10 July 2013 | 3:05 pm
Alpine Now Shipping Subwoofers Produced In
“Bass is an integral part of our music, since it sets the tone and attitude for our performances,” said Kev Nish, of Far East Movement. “We are thrilled to have contributed to the BASSLINE design process and are proud to deliver a product that meets ...
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 2:29 pm