Far East Movement, Ronny Chieng, Andrew Yang, Kelly Hu, Vanness Wu and Dumbfounded will also feature
THR reports that a special 8-hour streaming event will be held to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Featuring a wealth of Asian celebrities, the event is designed to help “unite Asian artists and leaders” to combat racism surrounding Coronavirus.
Sung Kang, Jeremy Lin, Andrew Yang, Kelly Hu, Ronny Chieng, Vaness Wu, Far East Movement and Dumbfounded will all make an appearance on the stream.
Transparent Arts, Gold House, Amazon Music, Pacific Bridge Arts Foundation and XRM Media will be presenting the event, which is co-organised by Far East Movment.
Titled #OURIDENTITY: Project Blue Marble, the event will be held on 30 May at 2pm PT for eight hours on Amazon Music’s Twitch channel.
Music guests also include Yuna, Raja Kumari, Jay Park and H1GHR Music, M-Flo and guitarist Miyavi, James Reid, P-Lo, Shawn Wasabi, Yultron, MILCK, Raisa, ØZI, Maliibu Miitch and more.
Far East Movement will also showcase a track titled “We Are the Truth.”
“It’s been inspiring to witness the strength of the human spirit through these tough times. Project Blue Marble is the result of our community’s togetherness, our passion to help and our need to be heard,” said Kev Nish from Far East Movement.
Twitch co-founder and Gold House vice chairman Kevin Lin: said,”Gold House’s mission is to connect, support and empower Asian Americans across industries.”
“Project Blue Marble has brought together Asians worldwide across music, dance, sports and entertainment to support critical COVID-19 relief efforts while confronting increasing racism against Asians.”
“We’re inspired by the show of solidarity.”
In related news, Spotify is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month with the help of Steve Aoki.