Identity livestream benefit #OURIDENTITY announced their impressive full line up for the big event.
The 8-hour #OURIDENTITY event will be streamed live on Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel (Twitch.tv/AmazonMusic) on May 30th at 2pm PST. The relief event celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month features big K-Pop artists like Jay Park, Hyolyn, and pH-1 and also includes many famous Asian artists from across the globe.
Below is a direct message from ISA. Please read on to find the full details of the highly anticipated event!
“Today, Transparent Arts, Gold House, Amazon Music, Pacific Bridge Arts Foundation, and XRM Media are proud to present #OURIDENTITY: Project Blue Marble, a livestream relief event celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.”
“The event is supported by McDonald’s and International Secret Agents. Streaming live on Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel (Twitch.tv/AmazonMusic) on Saturday, May 30 at 2pm PST, the 8-hour livestreaming event will unite Asian artists and leaders from around the world for the fight against COVID19 and the xenophobia affecting Asian communities. All proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way Worldwide and their efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The hashtag #OURIDENTITY will be promoted throughout the event bringing a unified awareness to this movement.”
“Co-organized by the Far East Movement, the 8-hour livestream will feature musical performances from Asian acts around the globe including Yuna, Raja Kumari, Jay Park and H1GHR Music, M-Flo and guitarist Miyavi, James Reid, P-Lo, Agnez Mo, Shawn Wasabi, Raisa, Maliibu Miitch and a lineup of acts representing countries from across Asia and the Pacific Islands. The impressive lineup will also feature guests including former Presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Fast and the Furious franchise star Sung Kang, poet Rupi Kaur, The Daily Show’s Ronnie Chieng, actor Kelly Hu, actor and pop icon Vanness Wu, rapper Dumbfoundead, fashion designers Prabal Garung & Phillip Lim, NBA Star Jeremy Lin, digital pioneers, Wong Fu Productions, and many more.”
“During a special programming block of the livestream, sponsor McDonald’s USA will be honoring and highlighting stories of individuals who have selflessly given back to their communities, as a thank you to local heroes who are caring for our country throughout the pandemic. The individuals have been nominated by premier Asian American news & culture site NextShark, empowerment podcasters Asian Boss Girl, and singer/songwriter AJ Rafael, and will also be featured on special podcast episodes prior to the event.”
“In addition, fans can nominate their own heroes to be spotlighted during Identity: Project Blue Marble by using the hashtag #OurAAPIHeroes on social media. For each nomination (up to 1,000 individuals), McDonald’s USA will donate $5 to the event beneficiary – The United Way Worldwide.”
“IDENTITY is in its fifth year celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Previous installments of Identity have featured appearances from the likes of Awkwafina, Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, Roy Choi of the Kogi Food Truck, Jhene Aiko, and many more.”