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Kelly Marie Tran is Rose, the first major Star Wars character played by an Asian American female

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Kelly Marie Tran is Rose, the first major Star Wars character played by an Asian American female
November 14, 2017 Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi has a new character named Rose Tico that fans are buzzing about. The character is the first major Star Wars role played by an Asian American woman. That woman is 29 year old Kelly Marie Tran, an actress of Vietnamese American descent from San Diego. After filming wrapped Tran took time off to travel to South Africa where she...

"Asians Eat Weird Things" by Fung Bros Comedy and Singer/Musician AJ Rafael

on Friday, 19 July 2013. Posted in Spotlight - Entertainment

July 18, 2013

AC - SCREEN3 FROM ASIANS EAT WEIRD THINDS 2013-07-18 at 6.50.43 PMCredits: Scene from Fung Bros Comedy/AJ Rafael Youtube video "Asians Eat Weird Things"

 We love food, great talent, cool music and videos at AsianConnections.com, so when we saw this video about Asian food on Youtube we had to share "Asians Eat Weird Things" with you. Its fun, and its already garnered 300,000 views since its launch July 5. 

Congrats to the video's creators: Rapper/comedian brothers Andrew and David Fung producers of the Youtube Channel Fung Bros Comedy, singer/songwriter AJ Rafael, and director Jason Poon.

Andrew and David Fung have been producing videos about Asian American culture on topics from Boba Tea to NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin. The brothers are originally from the Seattle area, and are now located in Monterey Park in Southern California.

Check out Andrew and David's blog and other videos at Youtube.com and at www.fungbrothers.com 

The video features vocals by AJ Rafael. Arthur Joseph "AJ" Rafael is a singer/songwriter from Moreno Valley, California with his own popular Youtube channel. AJ has just released a new single "Jetsetter" and music video which is available on iTunes. AJ's Facebook page announced that he is going on tour this August. Visit matchmakertour.com or his website http://www.ajrafael.net for his schedule.

Click here from the homepage to the full story and Youtube.com video.

 

AC - SCREENSHOT4 FROM ASIANS EAT WEIRD THINGSCredits: Scene from Fung Bros Comedy/AJ Rafael Youtube video "Asians Eat Weird Things"
AC - SCREENSHOT1 FROM ASIANS EAT WEIRD THINGS  Credits: Scene from Fung Bros Comedy/AJ Rafael Youtube video "Asians Eat Weird Things"

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