Kang Daniel, Iñigo Pascual, keshi, UMI, 9m88 among ASIA RISING FOREVER Global Festival performers

Kang Daniel, Iñigo Pascual, Casey “keshi” Luong, Tierra “UMI” Wilson and Joanne “9m88” Tang are among the top Asian artists of today. While the world is battling against the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, their fans will get to see them featured together in one charity music event called the ASIA RISING FOREVER Global Festival.

On April 30, 2020, 88rising announced the ASIA RISING FOREVER Global Festival, a special live stream event taking place on May 6, 2020 featuring artists from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. This coincides with the start of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The four-hour video broadcast will begin at 9 p.m. ET on 88rising’s YouTube and Twitter pages as well as the SiriusXM homepage. Hosted by Los Angeles-based rapper and actor Dumbfoundead, the digital festival will feature exclusive interviews, surprise games and intimate performances from the bedrooms of Asia’s most exciting artists.

An antidote to global self-isolation, the broadcast will be a celebration of Asian music and togetherness. Here is the complete list of participating artists:

  • Alex “alextbh” Bong (Malaysia)
  • Audrey Nuna (South Korea)
  • Beatrice Kristi “beabadoobee” Laus (Philippines)
  • CLC (South Korea)
  • Jonathan “Dumbfoundead” Park (South Korea)
  • Hyukoh (South Korea)
  • Iñigo Pascual (Philippines)
  • Josh Pan (Taiwan)
  • Kang Daniel (South Korea)
  • Casey “keshi” Luong (Vietnam)
  • Lim Kim (South Korea)
  • Hannah “Luna Li” Bussiere (South Korea)
  • Maia “mxmtoon” (China)
  • Nicole “Niki” Zefanya (Indonesia)
  • No Vacation (Sabrina Mai, Marisa Saunders, Nat Lee, Harrison Spencer)
  • Viphurit “Phum Viphurit” Siritip (Thailand)
  • Brian Imanuel “Rich Brian” Soewarno (Indonesia)
  • Stephanie Poetri “Stephanie Poetri” Dougharty (Indonesia)
  • Suboi” Hàng Lâm Trang Anh (Vietnam)
  • Tierra “UMI” Wilson (Japan)
  • Yunalis “Yuna” binti Mat Zara’ai (Malaysia)
  • Joanne “9m88” Tang (Taiwan)


All donations raised during the broadcast will benefit Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Tune into ASIA RISING FOREVER on:

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