How many of us enjoy eating sushi Or even wonton soup for that matter? These adopted commonplace takeout meals have become as American… well as pie. Now how about this, have you ever thought which zodiac animal or element you were? If you grew up with lunar calendar celebrations sure it is commonplace for you, but what about the rest of us that aren’t born with that tradition in our backgrounds? The diversity of Asian tradition, culture and art doesn’t stop at cuisine, sharing zodiac horoscopes or cinema. Many of us alike, no matter our ethnicity, live a lifestyle influenced by pure Asian trends never knowing that its origins are from the orient.
Now more than ever the US and Europe are affected by many things that stem from Asia such as clothing, accessories, body art, media, language, technology, and other various goods. More »
Hydroponikz isn’t some new cool aquatic technology but, just like water, this name is synonymous with great flow. At the Shine for our People event, a benefit in New York for the victims of Typhoon Frank, he was one of the highlight performances. His music hypnotized the crowd and everyones spirits rose, on a otherwise gloomy evening. The Rapper was born in Quezon City, Philippines and Hollis Queens, NY at only 18 months old. Even then he showed signs that music was in his future. Last week I got to have a conversation with the New York hometown hottie and found out this rap-artists musical methods. As a lyrical interpreter, Hydroponikz a.k.a. Ryan Abugan, forms beat and rythm into langauge, making Hydroponikz a artist in a league of his own. Here is a little Excerpt of our conversation… More »