Platinum hip-hop artist Saweetie has been a trailblazer since her breakthrough song “ICY GRL” dropped three years ago. Today, the 28-year-old artist is an icon for Asian American representation in hip-hop and the most recent face of McDonald’s popular celebrity meals.
Saweetie, born Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper, is Filipina Chinese and African American. She has honored her diverse heritage by supporting Black Lives Matter and Stop Asian Hate, amplifying issues that are unique to and shared by both communities through her influence.
Filipina Chinese and African American platinum artist Saweetie is bringing her favorite order to McDonald’s starting August 9!
The Saweetie Meal features a Big Mac, a 4-piece chicken McNuggets, a medium fries, Sprite, and BBQ and the classic sauce specially renamed the “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce. The meal will also come in Saweetie-inspired packaging that icy gang will love!
McDonald’s launched an initiative that will help Asian American students reach their educational goals and provide personal stories from AAPI figures such as actress Ally Maki, activist Amanda Nguyen and Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Versha Sharma.
The initiative: The program, titled “APA Next,” was designed to “empower and uplift students through their academic journey by providing tools and resources to help them succeed,” according to The College Post.
BTS fans are scalping all types of merchandise online for hundreds of dollars and making money off of their idols.
Scalping the merchandise: K-pop fans, especially ones in the BTS ARMY, are notorious for buying and selling collectibles to show their support for their favorite bands and band members.
What’s in it: The signature order includes a 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries and a medium Coke.
The BTS ARMY has something new to look forward to next month as the South Korean supergroup collaborates with McDonald’s on a signature order.
The BTS-approved meal will include a 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries and a medium Coke, according to a press release.
Fast-food giant McDonald’s and Asian artist collective 88rising have teamed up for a special Lunar New Year celebration this year.
“The Golden Start experience” joint project highlights the important holiday with a collection of three digital moments while “remixing holiday traditions,” according to the official release.
McDonald’s China has released a limited-time Spam Oreo burger for the holidays.
McDonald’s USA announced the 55 awardees of its first Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholarship Program on Tuesday, keeping up with its “commitment to educating and supporting future leaders.”
The scholarship recipients were selected for their academic achievement, leadership record and community involvement, while emphasis was placed on first-generation college attendees and high financial need.
A boy with mild autism in Singapore has gone viral for his adorable reaction to his first McDonald’s meal in months since the COVID-19 lockdown.
The moment was captured on video on May 18 by Adam Bin Mohammad Irwan’s mother, Madam Wati, according to Stomp.
A grandfather in Singapore tried McDonald’s McSpicy burger for the first time in a hilarious video where he described the meal as an “abomination”.
The video, posted on the Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits by Emerson Gideon Ng on May 15, shows the 91-year-old man tasting his first McSpicy.
McDonald’s Japan is raising eyebrows online after announcing a new dessert item called the Otona no Cream Pie or the “Adult Cream Pie”.
The Adult Cream Pie will be released as a limited-time dessert item and will come in two different flavors: Belgian Chocolate and Sweet Fromage, according to SoraNews24.