Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Weekend at the LA County Fair at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA 5/21 & 5/22 (Discounted Tix Here)

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a period that is used to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Come join us for a tribute to AAPI excellence at THE COMMUNITY STAGE inside the fair from 1-7P featuring:

  • Live culture & musical performances
  • Live cultural dance performances
  • Featured DJs
  • AAPI Cultural Organization Informational Bootha
  • Food vendors & more!

Visit www.lacountyfair.com/api to get discounted tickets for family & friends! Only $10 for adults and $8 for kids with the password code API2022. Ticket admission gets free access to all the performances as well as entrance to the fair where you can enjoy yummy food, fun games, rides & everything the LA County Fair has to offer! The fair is open on the weeekends from 11A-11P.

SATURDAY 5/21 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: (The Community Stage)

1-145PHalau Hula a Kawika laua o Leinani aka Da Hula StudioHawaiian & Polynesian Hula Dance Under the Direction Of Kumu Kawika and Leinani Viloria
2-230PAdvance Martial Arts AcademyChinese Martial Arts & Kung Fu
230-3PViet Cam DanceVietnamese Traditional Dance
3-345PKishin DaikoJapanese Taiko Drums
4-430PLan Nartthasin Thai Dance Group L.AThai Cultural Dance
5-530PLA Bollywood EntertainmentBollywood dance set combining different Indian styles like folk, classical & contemporary.
530-7PUrbanAsian ft. DJ UpsideDown, Peter Madana & Happy SinghIndian punjabi, bhangra & Hip Hop DJ sets & musical performance, curated by UrbanAsian, #1 SouthAsian entertainment website.

SUNDAY 5/22 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: (The Community Stage)

1-145PKAYPAKorean American Youth Performing Artists
2-245PMatsutoyo Kai MinyoJapanese Folk Music & Dance Group
3-345PSamahan DanceFilipino Cultural Dance
4-445PIsland Block Party ft. Hālau Na Pua LehuaPolynesian Dance Group ft Hawaiian, Maori, Tahitian, Tongan & Samoan dances, hosted by leading Islander entertainment platform, Island Block Ent.
5-545PWEL-JVG USA Steam CenterVarious Chinese cultural performances.
6-7PRooted Band All Asian American youth band.

Featured AAPI Informational Organizational Booths:

FilAm ARTSOrganization to advancing Filipino-American artists and culture.
Korean Cultural Center, Los AngelesOrganization dedicated to expanding knowledge of Korea.
Rowland Heights Chinese AssociationOrganization focused on promoting Chinese-American multicultural heritages & maintaining unity in the community
SoCal Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response TeamOrganization providing health related information & support to the NHPI community.

See below map and onsite to locate THE COMMUNITY STAGE by the Yellow Gate entrance and food vendors!

Visit www.lacountyfair.com/api to get discounted tickets for family & friends! Only $10 for adults and $8 for kids. Only $10 for adults and $8 for kids with the password code API2022. Ticket admission gets free access to all the performances as well as entrance to the fair where you can enjoy yummy food, fun games, rides & everything the LA County Fair has to offer! The weekend hours of the fair is 11A-11P.

www.lacountyfair.com

You’ll also get to enjoy an indie music festival called NEXTFEST LA throughout all of May with LIVE performances on various stages throughout the fair. On Saturday May 7, MYX will curate THE LAGOON STAGE with a group of talented FilAm artists and DJs performing on the MYXtape stage like AJ Rafael, Nieman, LARRENWONG, Nievera, Nico Blitz & DJ KZA. Hosted by Nico Blitz & Jackie Ramirez of the MEXIPINO Podcast.

http://www.nextfestla..com

Saturday May 7, 2022 NEXTFEST MYXtape Schedule:

3PDJ KZA (DJ Set)DJ KZA is an open format DJ and multimedia artist from San Diego, CA that is known for his popular Twitch livestream shows. He has DJ’d in venues across the West Coast like Arena K-Town in Los Angeles/San Francisco, Rebfest in Las Vegas and Beachhouse in San Diego.
330PNieveraNievera is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer/musician originally from the Philippines.  He moved to California to work with other artists and to share his music with a new, international audience. Watch the live performance of “Home” above and the music video below:
5PDJ KZA (DJ Set)
530PLARRENWONGLARRENWONG is a self-taught vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Union City, CA. The child of a Filipino immigrant mother and African-American father, Larren has a diverse, rich ethnic history. His grandfather, a big band jazz leader and flautist in the New York Philharmonic was an early musical role model for Larren, despite being hard to impress.
7PNico Blitz (DJ Set)Virally known on TikTok and Twitch, Nico Blitz is a sought after DJ, host, & events producer.  Nico is the founder of the “Yee The Party” series and the “Nico Blitz” Podcast, airing weekly on YouTube & MYX, interviewing artists like Rich Brian, MBNel, Phil Tayag (Swagpitt), SoSuperSam, P-Lo & more. He also co-hosts the popular MEXIPINO podcast, breaking Boundaries in the Mexican and Filipino American cultures with co-host Jackie Ramirez. In his spare time, he is the radio producer for the nationally syndicated radio show The Bootleg Kev, and is the Co-Founder of the SARI NOT SARI campaign, that helped raised money for victims of the recent typhoons in the Philippines.
730PNiemanNIEMAN is an R&B/Pop singer/songwriter based out of Los Angeles County. With millions of streams on Spotify, Nieman’s music captures his unique blend of classic RnB storytelling with an Alt-Pop sound. His single “Why Do I Still?,” from his second E.P. , “Palette,” was featured on the top 10 on Spotify U.S. Viral 50 Charts, making an appearance on Billboard.com.
9P AJ RafaelAJ Rafael is a popular singer/songwriter & content creator with over 1M subscribers on YouTube, and over 600,000 followers on TikTok. AJ was recognized as aFil-Am Game Changer by the City of Los Angeles in 2017. His debut album, Red Roses, charted on Billboard and at #4 on the Pop iTunes Charts. AJ is also active in the theatre world, working with renowned companies such as East West Players and American Repertory Theatre
930PNico Blitz (DJ Set)

See highlight video from the last 626 MYXtape below:

Don’t miss out on the biggest fair of the summer, get your tickets NOW at www.lacountyfair.com.

LA Clippers & MYX Filipino Heritage Night ft. Jo Koy, Guapdad 4000, Ez Mil, AJ Rafael, Jay R & Keith Pedro

ROS. Marketing team co-produced the annual LA Clippers Filipino Heritage Night once again with MYX and the LA Clippers Game Entertainment Team. Here are some highlights from the event, following the success of past events with Manny Pacquiao and APL (Black Eyed Peas), 2022 was filled with stars and smiles. See the highlight video edited by Eric “Tex” Smith below:

Jo Koy was a special surprise guest at the LA Clippers Filipino Heritage Night, co-produced with  @MYX Global  . He talked about his upcoming Steven Spielberg produced movie, “Easter Sunday” out on 8/5, his ABC Network TV show “Josep,” and selling out 2 days at the Forum again to tape his 4th Netflix special. He continues the “Funny is Funny” world tour this year with stops in Dubai alongside across the United States. He joined  @Ez Mil  &  @AJ Rafael  for a fun T-shirt toss for the fans.

Fresh off a sold-out US tour with Wale & Canadian tour with @MANILA GREY and @P-Lo , @Guapdad 4000 performed at halftime for the LA Clippers Filipino Heritage Night. He performed the songs “I Need Bands,” new song “Black Iverson,” “Costa Rica,” “Chicken Adobo” & “Money” with the Clipper Spirit dancers. Post performance, Guap joined Jo Koy on court for a few photos.

Ez Mil joined LA Clippers Filipino Heritage Night while he was in town shooting his latest music video. He joined @Jo Koy ,@AJ Rafael & @keithpedrocomedy on court for a special T-shirt toss to the fans and helped kick off the Dance Cam with the hosts. In the players tunnel, Jo Koy told Ez Mil he’s a fan of his music and he got to hang with @Guapdad 4000, last year Ez Mil rapped over Guapdad x Rick Ross “How Many” instrumental on @Power 106 Los Angeles.

Philippines King of R&B, Jay R, sang the National Anthem in his own unique way that had people cheering throughout the rendition.

Follow and stay posted on future Filipino Heritage Nights at: www.myx.global/filipinoheritagenight

Watch the full Jo Koy interview below:

Bel-Air New TV Show Based off The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Airing on Peacock After Super Bowl

Bel-Air on Peacock imagines The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air into a new drama on Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. As these two worlds collide, Will navigates conflicts, emotions & biases of a world far different from the only one he’s ever known. Executively produced by @willsmith & original TV show producers @QuincyJones & #BennyMedina. Enjoyed the screening of the first episode that will air on @peacocktv Sunday after the #SuperBowl. The original is one of my favorite shows & happy this generation can experience it again with this series x the original.❤️ Watch the trailer below:

Thx @lovemadevents & @tammylovemade for the invite into this beautiful home x event.

USC Mens Hoops x MYX Filipino Heritage Night ft. Ruby Ibarra & Fil Am Player Boogie Ellis

The ROS. Marketing team booked Ruby Ibarra to perform for MYX x USC at their very first Filipino Heritage Night that featured Ruby Ibarra performing at halftime. Ranella Ferrer sang the national anthem before the game began. Watch the highlight video below from the event, shot & edited by Eric “Tex” Smith.

See photos below by @VaronP

Fans were also treated to a season-high scoring of Fil-Am USC Mens point guard that night. Watch the interview with him and his mom below where he talks about the special night:

See highlight photos below:

MYX & USC Mens Hoops Filipino Heritage Celebration, Watch Ruby Ibarra Perform, FilAm Player Boogie Ellis & Get Special Shirt 1/29

USC Athletics just announced that the USC Mens Basketball team will have a Filipino Heritage Celebration with MYX on Saturday January 29, 2022 at 4P against Pac12 team, Cal Berkeley. Get tix HERE to join other MYXers at the event & share with your family and friends! 

Fil-Am USC Mens Basketball Junior Point Guard sat down with MYX alongside his mom, Rowiena Simpson and grandmother, Corazon Simpson to discuss the upcoming night, his focus right now and opportunity to play for his community. 

The celebration will feature a special performance by Bay Area hip hop artist, producer & scientist, Ruby Ibarra

You can purchase your tickets here before they sell out on this special discounted group link will include a special USC Filipino themed t-shirt in the University of Southern California’s legendary cardinal and gold colors. 

Originally from San Diego, CA, USC point guard with Black and Filipino heritage, Boogie Ellis, has been impressing audiences with his talent. He dropped 20 points in the opener and has been a force on the court since. Witness the phenom and spend a night celebrating Filipino heritage with music and basketball with fellow MYXers, Trojans & fans in LA and those coming in to celebrate. Each ticket purchased here will receive one ticket and one shirt. 

ABOUT BOOGIE ELLIS:

Junior Rejean “Boogie” Ellis is a 6-3, 185-pound guard who transferred to USC after two seasons of playing at Memphis, where he was named the American Athletic Conference Co-Sixth Man of the Year in 2021.  Ellis.  He has shown the ability to score by driving into the paint and from beyond the three-point arc and is a strong defender.

BEFORE USC:  2020-21: Ellis played in all 28 games for Memphis, making 15 starts, and averaging 10.2 points per game en route to being named AAC Co-Sixth Man of the Year.  He made 51 three-point baskets and hit at a 38.6 percent from beyond the arc.  Ellis finished third on the team in scoring and second in three-point baskets made.  He became a starter in February and averaged 12.3 points in Memphis’ final 13 games.  He scored 20 or more points three times, including a career-high 27 points in a loss to No. 7 Houston in the AAC Tournament on March 13, making 5 of 8 from three-point range.  He was named to the AAC All-Tournament team. He made three or more three-pointers in a game six times, including tying a career-best with six makes vs. Saint Mary’s on Nov. 25, finishing with 24 points in the season opener.  Ellis scored a team-high 23 points in Memphis’ 77-65 NIT championship victory over Mississippi State on March 28.

2019-20: During his freshman season, Ellis started 27 of 31 games and averaged 8.0 points and 3.3 rebounds.  He finished third on the team with 36 three-pointers made and was second on the team with 39 steals.  He scored a season-best 22 points and made six three-pointers vs. UIC on Nov. 8.  He had a career-best five steals in back-to-back games, first on Nov. 16 vs. Alcorn State and then on Nov. 20 vs. Little Rock.  In the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn on Nov. 28, he scored 21 points on 7 of 11 shooting in a win over North Carolina State. Ellis averaged 11.3 points and 4.0 rebounds during the team’s 2019 foreign tour to the Bahamas.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Ellis graduated from San Diego Mission Bay High in 2019 as the No. 32 overall recruit according to 247Sports.com. He averaged 18.3 points as a senior.  As a junior at Mission Bay High, Ellis averaged 24 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists and was named the San Diego Section Player of the Year. He led his team to the 2018 Open Division title by scoring 34 points vs. Torrey Pines. He led his team to an 18-13 record as a senior and narrowly missed out on repeating as San Diego Section Player of the Year. He averaged 17.2 points and made 46.0 percent of her shots on the 2018 NIKE EYBL Circuit.

PERSONAL – Boogie was born on December 21, 2000 in San Diego, California. His mother’s name is Rowiena Simpson, (she is mixed Black & Filipino) and his father is Rejean Tremaine Ellis and he has four siblings. His favorite musical artists are Drake and Lil Uzi and his favorite movie is “He Got Game.” His sports hero is Kobe Bryant. Someday he would like to travel to Cabo, Mexico as his favorite food is Mexican. He is a Communication major at USC.

Cheer Boogie Ellis and the USC Trojan Mens Basketball Team, purchase tickets here.

Sacramento Kings Asian American Pacific Islander Night ft. TRYBE, Aloha by Hand & Sacramento Mandarins 12/8/21

Sacramento Kings Asian American Pacific Islander Night ft. TRYBE, Aloha by Hand & Sacramento Mandarins 12/8/21, booked by ROS. Marketing.

TRYBE choreographed by Phil Tayag @swagpitt @trybeportal

Aloha by Hand performing the Samoan Sasa @TeIhiOTeAraNui

Sacramento Mandarins performing with Japanese Okedo Daiko Drums  @Sacramento Mandarins 

Operation Osette Twitch DJ Fundraising Raid for Philippines Typhoon Relief

Tune in 12/28 & 12/29 11A-11P PDT with MYX. To donate, visit www.myx.global/afi & watch the stream on the channels below, hosted by Franboogie.

Donations can be made here on Tiltify to ABS-CBN Foundation International to provide food, water, shelter, health packs & more to the victims in various areas of the Philippines in need.

12/28 Tuesday
11A @milesmedina | twitch.tv/milesmedina
12P @djumami | twitch.tv/djumami
1P @genehov | twitch.tv/genehov
2P @djremark | twitch.tv/djremark
3P @realdjyoshi | twitch.tv/realdjyoshi
4P @frandalaybay | twitch.tv/djfranzen
5P @shortkut | twitch.tv/shortkut
6P @heavyrotationfm | twitch.tv/myxglobal
7P @nicoakablitz | twitch.tv/nicoakablitz
8P @jaynerio | twitch.tv/jaynerio
9P @djshowtime | twitch.tv/djshowtime
10P @djphlipz | twitch.tv/djphlipz

12/29 Wednesday
11A @djraydomingo | twitch.tv/djraydomingo
12P @dj.miamor | twitch.tv/djmiamor
1P @aemvibez | twitch.tv/inkfat
2P @zhaldee | twitch.tv/zhaldee
3P @djchrispalacio | twitch.tv/djchrispalacio
4P @iama_ron | twitch.tv/iama_ron
5P @DJ.FBM | twitch.tv/djfbm
6P @hedspin | twitch.tv/djhedspin
7P @djneilarmstrong | twitch.tv/djneilarmstrong
8P @djeman | twitch.tv/djeman
9P @cutso | twitch.tv/cuttycutso
10P @djekspoe | twitch.tv/djekspoe
11P @thisisrcade | twitch.tv/rcade

#HELP4PH #OdettePH

NHL LA Kings Filipino Heritage Night ft. Miles Brown, DJ E-Rock, Nico Blitz, Jeserey , Larren Wong+

he LA Kings celebrated their first Filipino Heritage Night by turning the center into a fun house party with FilAm DJs E-Rock and Nico Blitz taking turns DJing during the periods, Jeserey sang a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem, GRAMMY nominated DJ Flict rode the Zamboni and was recognized during the game while Blackish actor, Miles Brown, was interviewed pre-game with his Filipina and Mexican mom, Cyndee Brown.

Special guests like Marisa Pizarro, SVP of A&R at Def Jam, Byron Atienza, VP of Digital at Capitol Records, Christian Gopez of FilAmNationSelect, Zeena Koda of North Face and Jason Lustina of SoCalFilipinos also celebrated their Filipino heritage by attending. Pre-game performance by the Kings drumline and LA City Breakers.

Post game, artists like Larren Wong and DJ Flict took to the rink to show off their ice skating skills. Watch the highlight video here & see more photos from the event here on MYX: