Yes, even though we might not have heard of Chinese bands creating such an uproar like K-Pop or J-Pop bands in the global charts yet, we might see that in the future, China will climb that competitive latter and get head to head with the current top artists. China is becoming the rising superstar in the Tech Industry. A large number of talented and skilled entrepreneurs are returning to China after studying abroad, starting their own companies and innovating in the space of entrepreneurship, technology and entertainment. Some of that is due to the large pool of VC money, and more so because of the huge opportunities in the tech industry that are currently in China, especially in Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai.
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Prepare for fireworks – the Asian music scene is exploding - MUSIC:ED
Asian Americans have been involved in the entertainment industry since the first half of the 19th century, when Chang and Eng Bunker the original " Siamese Twins " became naturalized citizens. Some, like actress Merle Oberon , hid their ethnicity so as to not be discriminated against by Hollywood's racist laws. Asian Americans are rapidly gaining access to the American mainstream. Recently, young Asian American comedians and filmmakers have also found an outlet on YouTube and the Internet, allowing them to gain a strong and loyal fanbase.
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Karen Stretch finds out what all the fuss is about. While digital technology is enabling local musicians to gain global reach, the magic of live performance and instrumental training is also still very much centre stage. Linked to its New York foundation and due to open in , the Juilliard School Tianjin will be the only performing arts institution in China to offer US-accredited masters degrees in orchestral performance and chamber music performance. Festivals such as the Modern Sky brand, held right across China, attract musicians and audiences from around the world and the enormous potential of markets which are still unexplored is exciting artists and promoters alike.
Founded by Sean Miyashiro, the collective is giving countless artists a platform. The Asian hip-hop culture goes back to the s, when the American idea of street culture started spreading mainly in Philippines and Japan. After the rise of popularity of Asian-American artists such as Fresh Kid Ice in the US, rapping and hip-hop inspired music production began to gain traction in more and more Asian countries. It has only recently become a consistent movement in the mainstream music industry, and in part this is thanks to 88rising.