DJ Steve Aoki - The Business Man

2nd June 2015
 

"When there's no representation, then it becomes misrepresentation. That's why its important for people that aren't' represented to speak up and do creative sh*t"

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Via CNBC

"He's the son of a restaurant legend, but that's not stopping Steve Aoki from making his own mark in the pop culture spotlight.

The 37-year-old DJ—and son of the late-Benihana founder Rocky Aoki—is well-known for his high-profile music collaborations with A-listers such as will.i.am,

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10 NEW TRACKS FEAT. ASIAN AMERICAN MUSICIANS

28th May 2015
 

Check out our latest curated playlist for the Center for Asian American Media

http://caamedia.org/blog/2015/05/27/10-new-tracks-featuring-asian-american-musicians-curated-by-richie-menchavez-of-traktivist-com/

"In early May, CAAM, in partnership with Richie Menchavez, founder of Traktivist, released the first installment of the top 10 tracks featuring Asian American musicians.

End APA Heritage Month on a high note with the newest batch of Asian American tunes, as well as the mix of the month, in the next installment from Menchavez and Traktivist!"

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PLAYLIST: TRAKTIVIST RADIO SHOW #12

28th May 2015
 

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TRAKTIVIST RADIO
Show #12
May 28, 2015

  1. Coolwater (Far East Movement & Autolaser) - Up To No Good (ft. Adrian Delgado)
  2. theWHOevers - Request Line
  3. Dumbfoundead - Mellow Yellow
  4. Kool John - Chain Swang ft. P-Lo & Dave Steezy
  5. Sam Smith - Lay Me Down (Jrodtwins Cover)
  6. Sixpense None the Richer - Kiss Me (David Choi + Arden Cho Cover)
  7. Anuhea - Sweet Thing
  8. TrashKannon - Poser

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PLAYLIST: TRAKTIVIST RADIO SHOW #11

21st May 2015
 

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TRAKTIVIST RADIO
Show #11 - Asians Doing Everything interview
May 21, 2015

  1. Tyler Thomas - Mandatory (produced by The Stereotypes)
  2. Pia Mia - Do It Again feat. Tyga & Chris Brown
  3. Taylor Swift - Bad Blood ( Jennifer Chung cover) (produced by Kato On The Track)
  4. Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You (Giraffage Remix)
  5. The Knocks - Classic (Pat Lok Shymix)
  6. Us The Duo - Better Together
  7. Tim Atlas - Ten Goodbyes
  8. Van Halen - Panama

 

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PLAYLIST: TRAKTIVIST RADIO SHOW #10

14th May 2015
 

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TRAKTIVIST RADIO
Show #10
May 14, 2015

  1. LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk Is Playing at My House
  2. Deerhoof- Chandelier Searchlight
  3. MC Jin - Complicated (feat. Hollis)
  4. Buhay Cali - Cali ft. Bo Roc (Dove Shack)
  5. Steve Aoki & NERVO & Tony Junior - Lightning Strikes
  6. Tove Lo - Talking Body (Panic City Remix)
  7. The Bird and the Bee - Will You Dance
  8. Big Phony - The Great I Am
  9. A-Ha - Take On Me (The SweetHurt Cover feat.
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Launch of TRAKTIVIST?

11th May 2015
 

Richie-Traktivist1-1050x814Check out our feature on the website for the Center for Asian American Media

"CAAM is launching a new series of posts in partnership with Richie Menchavez, founder of Traktivist, a new website dedicated to featuring and archiving Asian American music. Menchavez will be a guest contributor to the website showcasing new tracks by APA artists, as well as feature some unique stories from the archives.

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Concert & Community Celebration - Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

7th May 2015
 

Heritage Month Concert and Community CelebrationNational Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is underway, with an exciting schedule of events in Los Angeles.  On May 15, there is a Concert and Community Celebration in downtown LA at Ebanos Crossing, hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA.

The concert features artists from Los Angeles, Boston, and Austin, including Awaaz Do, AtashElephants with Guns,

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