Discover Spill tab: the LA-based French Korean indie-pop sensation here to make music and eat cheese
L.A. based French Korean artist Spill tab put on an electrifying performance to kick off Day 2 of the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festiva...
Former Los Angeles Times editor Henry Fuhrmann dies at age 65
Henry Fuhrmann, former editor of the Los Angeles Times famous for fighting for grammatical equity, died on Wednesday. He was 65.
Asian American History
Meet 98-year-old George Woo, a last living member of the Flying Tigers’ Chinese American Composite Wing
Editor’s note: Edward Woo, one of George Woo’s children, spoke on behalf of his father for this exclusive interview with NextShark.
On the F...
‘Nope’ star Steven Yeun on touching ‘the unknown’ when it comes to picking roles in Hollywood
Actor Steven Yeun sat down with NextShark to talk about his latest role as showman Ricky “Jupe” Park in the film “Nope,” as well as breakin...
Meet Eric Bauza, the Filipino Canadian voice actor behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and probably your other faves too
Eric Bauza confides to me over Zoom that voice acting is not about speaking in zany dialects or crafting kooky cadences – it’s simply ...
Hmong American journalist Chenue Her honors immigrant parents for putting him, 4 siblings through college
Chenue Her is celebrating AAPI Heritage Month by dedicating his and his four siblings’ accomplishments to their Hmong parents.
The first H...
‘This Asian face’: The artist behind the #StopAsianHate illustrations
Jonathan Chang, a Taiwanese designer and illustrator based in Los Angeles, is the creator behind iconic portraits of anti-Asian hate crime ...
Michelle De Pacina
Nintendo’s Masayuki Uemura, creator of the NES and SNES, dies at 78
Masayuki Uemura, the lead architect behind the creation of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and the accompanying Super Nintendo Enter...
Hyun Sook Han, adoption trailblazer who helped connect Korean adoptees and families, dies at 83
A Korean social worker who dedicated her life to helping build families through international adoption has died at 83.
What happened: Hyun S...
Everything you need to know about ‘Squid Game’ star Wi Ha-jun to leave you satisfied
Warning: Contains spoilers
Netflix’s “Squid Game” has audiences captivated by the show’s take on childhood games with a deadly twist. As 456...
South Korean superstar in ‘Squid Game’ once said Hollywood actors would avoid eye contact with him
Warning: Contains spoilers
Prior to the release of Netflix’s global hit “Squid Game,” Lee Byung-hun, who plays the Front Man, was already on...
‘Squid Game’ actress went from 400k followers to 9 million in two weeks
Amid all the gruesome and disturbing yet brilliantly made scenes in the global hit K-drama “Squid Game” shines one breakout star that fans j...
Meet the First Vietnamese Woman to Be Crowned Mrs. World
For the first time since its inception in 1984, Mrs. World — a pioneering pageant for married women — crowned a Vietnamese candidate earlier...
Filipino-American Actor Who Grew Up Watching ‘Blue’s Clues’ is Now Hosting It
It was through watching “Blue’s Clues” and singing the “Mailtime” song with his little sister at the age of 7 when Josh Dela Cruz knew that ...
From Boba to K-Pop: Why ‘We Bare Bears’ is So Relatable to Asians
When it comes to entertainment, I believe we’re all subconsciously searching for characters or plot lines we can relate to — something...
Her Mother was Vietnam’s Legendary Queen of Soul, Now It’s Her Turn
Certain artists live their whole lives dreaming to shine on stages: not Trace. She’d already seen the life firsthand as the daughter o...
Meet Flowsik, The Korean American Rapper From Queens Who Adopted Hip Hop Culture to Survive
There’s a popular clip on YouTube from Korea’s rap reality show, “Show Me The Money”, showcasing the Team Battle Mis...
Meet the Chef Using Food to Change the Way People See Asians
“I feel like I was put here to do this. When I cook, I feel something.”
That’s something Jenny Dorsey told me about 30 min...
Meet an Ex-Member of One of the Most Violent Chinese-American Gangs in the U.S.
China Mac is a Chinese-American, Brooklyn-born rapper and former gang member who was released from jail last year after serving an 11-year p...
Meet the Korean-American Adoptee Who Celebrates God and Motherhood Through Rap
Christian. Rapper. Woman. Mother. Korean-American. Adoptee.
HeeSun Lee is no stranger to stereotypes; instead of letting them defeat her, ho...
Heather Johnson Yu
Godfrey Gao: How the Asian Prince Charming Tackled Racism Growing Up
When I met first Godfrey Gao I wanted to hate him. He’s six-foot-infinity, his beard defies the laws of Asian facial hair, and his jawline c...
He Was Bullied as a Kid For Being Chinese, Now He’s the Black Power Ranger
Although I am straight, any idiot can see that Ludi Lin is an absolute heartthrob. Lets list everything out that makes Lin awesome. He’...
Meet the Man Who Charges $780 a Day to Reveal Japan’s Hidden Secrets
I’m just going to come out and say it: Shinji Nohara probably has the best job in the world.
Known as the “Tokyo Fixer”, Nohara’s job is to ...
Donnie Yen is Cool, But His Mother is MUCH Cooler
Donnie Yen has been making some huge strides in mainstream entertainment. From his breakout roles in the “Ip Man” movies to his ...
Meet the Woman Who’s Made $2.6 Million Playing Poker For a Living
Maria Ho, 33, is considered one of the best female poker player in the world. She’s raked in $2.6 million in poker earnings and is the...
He Sold His Startup For $54 Million, Then Gave His Family a Gift of a Lifetime
What do you do when SnapChat buys your startup and you become a millionaire? If you’re 25-year-old Garrett Gee, you put all the money in sav...