PAAFF'15 Centerpiece Event

Strength In Numbers: Sights and Sounds of the Asian American Hip Hop Generation

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Saturday 11/14
9:00 pm
$8 General Public
$6 Students & Seniors
$5 IHP Members
FREE IHP Residents (at the box office)

FOR FILMS AND EVENTS PRESENTED BY IHP, Tickets ARE Also Available From the IHP Box Office, which is normally open Tue-Sat from noon-8pm (or, for events outside of those times, from one hour before until one hour after the scheduled starting time).  call 215-387-5125, menu option 2. 

Ticket purchase includes FREE Strength In NUMBERS poster


Guest curated by producer and emcee Scott CHOPS Jung of Philly’s legendary Mountain Brothers, the first Asian American Hip Hop group signed to a major record label.

This multimedia program explores the Asian American Hip Hop movement through music videos and live performances by artists included in the seminal compilation album Strength in Numbers. Featuring a Q&A with Strength in Numbers creator CHOPS (other producer credits include Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj) and special guests.

Moderated by:

dr. James peterson

Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University,

James is also Founder of Hip Hop Scholars, Inc and a frequent Guest Commentator on MSNBC and CNN.


Panelists:

scott chops jung

Mountain Brothers, Producer and Emcee

Chris peril-l wang

Mountain Brothers, Emcee

Steve styles infinite wei

Mountain Brothers, Emcee

catzie vilayphonh

Yellow Rage, Spoken Word Artist


Featured artists in music video program:

Mountain Brothers Paul Kim & Dumbfoundead

Bambu & Rocky Rivera Rekstizzy

Ann One Level, Rob Campman, & Lil Crazed

Mic Barz & Timothy Flu


Performers:


Danny Chung (formerly known as Decipher) is a Philadelphia-born emcee raised by his step mother, with the help of Zack Morris and Tupac Shakur. More than a decade in the game, Danny’s gone on to release five albums and counting, plus a string of singles including his latest hit Norma Jeane.


Credits of LA singer/songwriter/producer Ann One include work with Drunken Tiger, Yoon Mi Rae, Anderson Paak, and The Pharcyde. Ann had 2 acclaimed albums and many singles in South Korea, and independently released her latest single “WhatULike”. Her debut US EP “Butterfly Knife” drops late 2015.


Native to Camden NJ, JL Jupiter is an emcee and vocalist whose style has been cultivated

through over 13 years of music creation spanning 3 albums and 2 mixtapes, culminating in his first solo project Resident Alien. JL is also owner of Planetary P Films, a video production company specializing in music videos.


Long Beach CA’s Joanlee started young, singing & rapping in church, eventually writing poems, lyrics, and music. He’s built a widespread YouTube following and worked behind the scenes with many music industry artists. His album “On The Radar” due this year is a follow up to his 2011 debut  “Under The Radar”.