Straight Outta Whitewash by Michelle Malkin

18th August 2015
 

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via Yankton Daily

Read the full article here: http://www.yankton.net/opinion/editorials/article_a1573e8c-4493-11e5-8a49-0386e3672f63.html

Blogger & conservative syndicated columnist, Michelle Malkin, reminds us to take a step back before posting a #StraightOuttaCompton meme. The article focuses mostly on Ice Cube and his history of encouraging violence against the Korean American community.

"Their hagiographic movie omits Young’s history of assaults on women and completely whitewashes Jackson’s incendiary attacks on Korean storeowners in South Central Los Angeles."

Malkin also includes the lyrics to Ice Cube's racially motivated song "Black Korea".

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The USC Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Academy

17th August 2015
 

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via Hypertrack

Earn a College Degree from Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine!

Dr. Dre and Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine have donated a combined $70 million to start their own program at the University of Southern California. Introducing the 4-year program called the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy. They only accept 25-30 students every year, but you end up with a unique Bachelors of Science in the Arts,

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The ARCHIVE

17th August 2015
 

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TRAKTIVIST is the premiere platform to historically archive music made by Asian Americans. Progress has been made through "a thousand nudges rather than a single magic bullet." This archive is an acknowledgement that Asian Americans aren’t just consumers of music, but contributors of music as well.

*Newly Added Artists*

Michael S. Teruya
DJ Henry Pham
Ukulenny
She Demons
Skankin Pickle
Satica
Will Park
FOURTY4B
Lady Danville
Giacca &

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#LISTEN: 14 NEW SONGS BY ASIAN AMERICANS + Mixes of the Week 08.17.15

17th August 2015
 

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Music Monday, Music Monday! Woot! Check out these 14 new releases from our Asian American music community. Also, we feature two picks for our Mixes of the Week! And we pay respect to a fallen member of our music community DJ Swift Rock.

HIP HOP

Guante - White People On Twitter

AD ft. J-REYEZ - JUICE (REMIX)

Lyrics Born &

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#MM: 20 NEW SONGS BY ASIAN AMERICANS + Mix of the Week 08.10.15

10th August 2015
 

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Music Mondays! Check out these new releases from our community of Asian Americans making music. Plus our pick for Mix of the Week!

INSTRUMENTAL

AJ Rafael - Broken Waltz (Piano Improv)

Freddie Joachim - No Matter What

POP

The Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face (Sam Tsui cover)

Kina Grannis x Gardiner Sisters - I Was Made For Loving You - Tori Kelly / Please Don't Say You Love Me - Gabrielle Aplin Mashup

Echosmith - Bright (David Choi Cover)

Disclosure - Omen ft.

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CAAM x TRAKTIVIST - AUGUST SOUNDTRACK

6th August 2015
 

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In partnership with CAAM, for this August installment, Traktivist presents awesome music made by some of Asian America’s most legendary artists, including Dan the Automator, Dengue Fever, and Nancy Whang of The Juan MacLean. Also, R&B phenomenon Jhené Aiko strips down and pays homage to iconic, singer-songwriter Bill Withers. Plus, we feature TWO mixes this month created by tastemakers SOSUPERSAM & DJ O-Dub!

Listen here: http://caamedia.org/blog/2015/08/05/august-soundtrack-round-2-from-richie-menchavez-of-traktivist/

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