Podcast | Storied SF

After my appearance on Bitch Talk Podcast last year, one of the cohosts, Erin, recommended me for Storied SF, which is a podcast that features an array of San Franciscans from all walks of life. Last month, I had the pleasure of meeting the host, Jeff, to share my story of growing up in the... Continue Reading →


Queen Latifah on Hip Hop industry, sexism, racism

In this March 2019 Interview with Yahoo! show, "Through Her Eyes," the host, Zaibad Salbi, basically had my DREAM interview with Queen Latifah. Salbi came ready with great questions, and clearly did the right research to keep up with the Queen. They tackle sexism, industry, misogyny, complicity, the #MeToo movement, mental health advocacy, and touched... Continue Reading →

Hip Hop as Survival Kit: Filipinx Americans & Dialogues thru Performance

The last time I came to the Luggage Store Gallery, it was April 2009, for a bboy jam called "Come Get Some!" organized by the Mighty Delrokz and Jason Mateo of Youth Speaks. At this time, I was heavily into photographing dancers, and had an endless feed of portraits, from bboys to lockers to krumpers,... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Event: Hip Hop as Survival

It's been a while since my last event! I'm honored to host and moderate discussion for the last installment of Kularts' PostColonial Survival Kit: HIP HOP AS SURVIVAL, where we will talk identity, resistance, and Hip Hop influences. Join us for a dialogue on Friday, May 24th, from 6:30-8:30 PM, at the Luggage Store Gallery... Continue Reading →

HH x AA playlist on Spotify

If you want to listen to what I listen to, here's a playlist of some of my favorite Asian American Hip Hop songs. With over 25 rappers, producers, DJs, and still counting! Including: Rudy Kalma, Ruby Ibarra, Rocky G, Junoflo, G Yamazawa, Rocky Rivera, DJ Flow, Lex the Lexicon Artist, Hopie Spitshard, Year of the... Continue Reading →

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