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Aziz Ansari Covers Drake, Kimora Lee Reads Sherman Alexie, Eugene Lee Yang with Silver Hair: Asian-American Instagram

Selfies, food, sceneries, pets, and other life tidbits. What do you know, our favourite Asian-American celebrities are just like the rest of us. Take a look at our weekly round-up for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their fascinating lives.

April 4, 2015 • by Lee Yang

How BuzzFeed’s Eugene Lee Yang Became One of the Most Recognizable Faces on the Internet

Look, we’re just going to say it: Eugene Lee Yang is freaking awesome. On a recent trip to BuzzFeed’s LA headquarters, Kollaboration got to spend an hour with the one and only Eugene. During that time, we were able to learn that this self-proclaimed workaholic is a) a serious filmmaker, b) a staunch supporter of all things Asian […]

February 17, 2015 • by Lee Yang

“Be Controversial, Not Racist,” says Rapper Awkwafina

Rapper Awkwafina, who will be headlining Kollaboration New York’s 9th Showcase, sat down with KNY’s Joyce Chen to give an exclusive interview about her origins as the “token Asian” growing up in Forest Hills, NY, and how she’s holding her own as a serious rapper – squirt gun, oversized glasses and all.

August 8, 2014 • by Lee Yang

15 Asian-American Celebrities Without Eyebrows

Since it’s Thursday, let’s #TBT all the way back to 2011, when photoshops of celebrities without eyebrows were making the rounds on social media, particularly Reddit and Tumblr. The one thing I found mesmerizing about them was that on a lot of celebrities, you can barely tell that their eyebrows are missing; whereas for others, […]

July 3, 2014 • by Lee Yang

Kollaboration Los Angeles to Rock the Troubadour for 15th Anniversary

On Thursday, June 26, Kollaboration Los Angeles will be celebrating its 15th anniversary at the historic Troubadour in Hollywood. Over the past 14 years, Kollaboration has served as a platform for countless aspiring entertainers in the Asian-American community to showcase their talent to the world. This year will certainly be no different. Demonstrating the diverse talents […]

June 16, 2014 • by Lee Yang