Archive for September, 2016

Steve Aoki on how his Asian-American identity shaped his career in music

Posted on September 6th, 2016 by imprentacomm

The new Netflix documentary “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” mostly focuses on electronic music superstar Steve Aoki’s day-to-day life and his complicated relationship with his father, Benihana founder Rocky Aoki, but one of the film’s most powerful narratives is on the DJ’s identity as an Asian-American. Steve Aoki spoke with CBS News about the documentary and why it’s important to him to […]

Album Brings Artists, Activists Together to Get Asian Americans to the Polls

Posted on September 6th, 2016 by imprentacomm

Although Asian Americans have been reported to be one of the fastest growing racial groups in the U.S., voter participation and turnout among the community continues to be lower than any other demographic group — something that dozens of artists across the country are hoping to change through music. “Voices of Our Vote: #MyAAPIVote Album,” […]