Tag Archives: Steve Nguyen

Reflections on the Virginia Tech Shooting 5 Years Later

April 16th, 2007 engraved a bloody mark as the worst school shooting in American history and gave a shocking jolt to the Korean American community, something that hasn’t been felt since the LA riots, which coincidentally marks the 20th anniversary this month. … Continue reading

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Heal Japan PSA from Steez360

My friend Tracy Nguyen-Chung of Steez360 put together this amazing PSA featuring an incredible number of folks to help raise funds for the Japanese tsunami relief. The folks at Steez360 created this dope Heal JPN t-shirt and all proceeds will … Continue reading

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I present to you a spoken poem that is both a personal project of mine and a poetic front to the website with the same name, I AM KOREAN AMERICAN. From self-hatred to fierce love, I AM KOREAN AMERICAN is … Continue reading

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One on One with Beau Sia

Every now and then, we often come across certain events in our lives that define who we are now. These moments appear to be simple on the surface, but for individuals like Beau Sia, he can recall every vivid detail … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Japanese Rap Artist Shing02

Shingo Annen (aka Shing02) is truly a man of the world and has been an influential presence in the underground rap community as an MC and producer in both Japan and the U.S. since the early 90’s. As one of … Continue reading

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An Interview with Kaba Modern’s Finest, Mike Song

In the midst of all this Rain vs. Stephen Colbert buzz, I thought it would be nice to share a cool dance/interview with all of you that I shot with Kaba Modern’s very own Mike Song. Many of you might … Continue reading

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Meet Ryan Suda, The Man Behind Blacklava

Three years ago, 8Asians contributor Akrypti pretty much laid out the foundation & history of Blacklava and offered her rather “colorful” opinions about the Asian American clothing company. As a good friend and collaborator with Ryan Suda, I felt that … Continue reading

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Inside the Mind of Visual Artist/Animator Choz Belen

While in New York, I had the chance to sit down and catch up with Choz Belen, the visionary director behind Far East Movement’s “I Party” and Deep Foundation’s “Sleep”. Some of the key points that we touched on during … Continue reading

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A Look at “Dilated,” My Latest Short Film

I wanted to share this promotional trailer of a new short film that I produced with FPS Productions titled  “Dilated”.  (FYI: I also make a cameo in the film as  “Dr. Yang.”) Directed by Brian L. Tan, this intense action … Continue reading

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