Far East Movement's Kev Nish on 'Identity,'
The BoomBoxFar East Movement's Kev Nish on 'Identity,' Embracing Asian Culture and Snoop DoggThe BoomBoxIt's been quite a journey for the trio of Kevin Nishimura (Kev Nish), James Roh (Prohgress) and Virman Coquia (DJ Virman) as they've moved away from the spotlight. They went behind-the-scenes with an intention to stay there. It's been four years since ...
Posted on 30 November 2016 | 12:45 pm
How Far East Movement took success into
PRIHow Far East Movement took success into their own handsPRIKev Nish, on the right, says Far East Movement made its new album “Identity” the way they wanted. “We fought to do things on our own terms, so it's such a surprise that we are still getting the radio play.” Bandmates Prohgress on the left, and DJ ...and more »
Posted on 23 November 2016 | 6:37 pm
Far East Movement Got Tired of Hearing They
L.A. WeeklyFar East Movement Got Tired of Hearing They Were "Too Asian," so They Went IndependentL.A. Weekly“We had to take a break,” says Kev Nish, over bulgogi at a friend's restaurant in Koreatown. “We lost J-Splif to family stuff and felt like we'd lost our label. There was no engagement. We heard the same things from executives — it's too Asian, too ...
Posted on 23 November 2016 | 4:49 am
Far East Movement want to be a bridge
South China Morning PostFar East Movement want to be a bridge between global culturesSouth China Morning PostThis Asian American trio, which consists of Kev “Kev Nish” Nishimura, James “Prohgress” Roh, and Virman “DJ Virman” Coquia, could easily be described as pioneers. They are best known for being the first Asian American group to top the Billboard Hot 100 ...
Posted on 1 November 2016 | 5:02 pm
Far East Movement drops K-pop studded new
Jakarta PostFar East Movement drops K-pop studded new album - Entertainment ...Jakarta PostElectro-dance music group Far East Movement dropped its fifth album Identity on global music streaming sites Friday, featuring a handful of K-pop stars.and more »
Posted on 21 October 2016 | 4:06 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