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Filipino-African American artist Larrenwong hit up the COLORS stage to deliver a soothing performance of “Mama”, his highlight single from his newly released EP ‘Songs That I Hate to Sing’. COLORSxSTUDIOS is a unique aesthetic music platform showcasing exceptional talent from around the globe. COLORS focuses on the most distinctive new artists and original sounds in an increasingly fragmented and saturated scene. All COLORS shows seek to provide a clear, minimalistic stage that shines a spotlight on the artists, giving them the opportunity to present their music without distraction.

Larrenwong also did an interview with COLORS that can be found on their official website. In the sit-down, the bicultural artist discusses his Bay Area upbringing, growing up in a Filipino and African-American household, his early musical influences, and more. Watch a snippet below and catch the full interview here.

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The "Back To Our Roots" themed LA County Fair brought NEXTFEST - a multi-stage indie music festival inside the fair - featuring the next in emerging talent. NextFest emerging talent performances took place from all sound arenas every weekend of May, Fridays-Sundays during the Fair across 4 stages. Fair goers saw NextFest LA on The Lagoon Stage, The Farm Stage, The Plaza Stage and The Community Stage. Performers includes Mayer HawthorneThe Boompap Kids & many more. For more info and to see the previous line up - visit nextfestla.com.

On Saturday May 7, 2022, MYX partnered with the NEXTFEST to curate an eclectic group of established & emerging talented artists of Filipino American heritage to perform at the NEXFEST MYXtape including AJ RafaelNiemanLarren Wong & Nievera alongside DJ sets by DJ KZA & Nico Blitz.

Watch LARRENWONG's full performance below. The performance was shot by Brian Gomez & Riley Lattanza, edited by Brian Gomez.

ABOUT LARRENWONG:

LARRENWONG is a self-taught vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Union City, CA. The child of a Filipino immigrant mother and African-American father, Larren has a diverse, rich ethnic history. His grandfather, a big band jazz leader and flautist in the New York Philharmonic was an early musical role model for Larren, despite being hard to impress. He recently performed at the SOL BLUME R&B Music Festival and opened up for BLXST sold-out tour dates in the Bay Area. Kehlani recently mentioned him as an artist to watch during her Sway's Universe interview on Sirius XM.

Watch LARRENWONG's MYX Featured Artist Spotlight below:

LARRENWONG | @larrenwong

The "Back To Our Roots" themed LA County Fair brought NEXTFEST - a multi-stage indie music festival inside the fair - featuring the next in emerging talent. NextFest emerging talent performances took place from all sound arenas every weekend of May, Fridays-Sundays during the Fair across 4 stages. Fair goers saw NextFest LA on The Lagoon Stage, The Farm Stage, The Plaza Stage and The Community Stage. Performers includes Mayer Hawthorne, The Boompap Kids & many more. For more info and to see the previous line up - visit nextfestla.com.

On Saturday May 7, 2022, MYX partnered with the NEXTFEST to curate an eclectic group of established & emerging talented artists of Filipino American heritage to perform at the NEXFEST MYXtape including AJ Rafael, Nieman, Larren Wong & Nievera alongside DJ sets by DJ KZA & Nico Blitz.

The event started at 3P sharp andwas co-hosted by Nico Blitz and Jackie Ramirez of the popular MEXIPINO podcast. Entrance to NEXTFEST was included in your weekend day or season pass into the LA County Fair. Dane Amar did a surprise song during DJ Nico Blitz' DJ set.

Make sure to tag #NEXTFESTLA #MYXtape while you are enjoying the concert and LIVE DJs.

NEXTFEST MYXtape at the LA County Fair 5/7

LOCATION: Pomona Fairplex: 1101 W. MCKINLEY AVE. POMONA, CA 91768

The Lagoon Stage inside the LA County Fair highlight videos below of the various performers. The event was co-hosted by Nico Blitz and Jackie Ramirez of the popular MEXIPINO podcast. Watch Watch MYX APAHM Featured Artist Nieman's full performance here and see more NEXTFEST MYXtape performances coming soon to: www.myx.global/nextfestmyxtape.

The performances were shot by Brian Gomez and Riley Lattanza, edited by Brian Gomez.

AJ RAFAEL | @ajrafael

ABOUT AJ RAFAEL:

AJ Rafael is a popular singer/songwriter & content creator with over 1M subscribers on YouTube, and over 600,000 followers on TikTok. AJ was recognized as aFil-Am Game Changer by the City of Los Angeles in 2017. His debut album, Red Roses, charted on Billboard and at #4 on the Pop iTunes Charts. AJ is also active in the theatre world, working with renowned companies such as East West Players and American Repertory Theatre. 

NIEMAN | @niemanmusic

ABOUT NIEMAN:

NIEMAN is an R&B/Pop singer/songwriter based out of Los Angeles County. With millions of streams on Spotify, Nieman’s music captures his unique blend of classic RnB storytelling with an Alt-Pop sound. His single “Why Do I Still?,” from his second E.P. , “Palette,” was featured on the top 10 on Spotify U.S. Viral 50 Charts, making an appearance on Billboard.com.

LARREN WONG | @larrenwong

ABOUT LARREN WONG:

LARRENWONG is a self-taught vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Union City, CA. The child of a Filipino immigrant mother and African-American father, Larren has a diverse, rich ethnic history. His grandfather, a big band jazz leader and flautist in the New York Philharmonic was an early musical role model for Larren, despite being hard to impress.

ABOUT NIEVERA:

Nievera is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer/musician originally from the Philippines.  He moved to California to work with other artists and to share his music with a new, international audience. Watch the live performance of "Home" above and the music video below:

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ABOUT NICO BLITZ:

Virally known on TikTok and Twitch, Nico Blitz is a sought after DJ, host, & events producer.  Nico is the founder of the "Yee The Party" series and the "Nico Blitz" Podcast, airing weekly on YouTube & MYX, interviewing artists like Rich Brian, MBNel, Phil Tayag (Swagpitt), SoSuperSam, P-Lo & more. He also co-hosts the popular MEXIPINO podcast, breaking Boundaries in the Mexican and Filipino American cultures with co-host Jackie Ramirez. In his spare time, he is the radio producer for the nationally syndicated radio show The Bootleg Kev, and is the Co-Founder of the SARI NOT SARI campaign, that helped raised money for victims of the recent typhoons in the Philippines.

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ABOUT DJ KZA:

DJ KZA is an open format DJ and multimedia artist from San Diego, CA that is known for his popular Twitch livestream shows. He has DJ'd in venues across the West Coast like Arena K-Town in Los Angeles/San Francisco, Rebfest in Las Vegas and Beachhouse in San Diego.

MYXERS, add new artists and music to your playlist with MYX Spotlight where we feature up and coming artists! Our first spotlight is all around artist, Larrenwong! The Bay Area native stops by the studio and performs his latest track, "Dosage" from the upcoming EP "It'll Make Sense Soon". Sit back and enjoy new music we're sure you'll vibe along with.

ABOUT LARRENWONG

Larrenwong is a self-taught vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Union City, CA. The child of a Filipino immigrant mother and African-American father, Larren has a diverse, rich ethnic history. His grandfather, a big band jazz leader, and flutist in the New York Philharmonic was an early musical role model for Larren, despite being hard to impress. 

The now 24-year-old artist began playing the guitar at the age of 12 and has been actively working to elevate his craft ever since. Along the way, Larren learned how to play bass, piano, and the bassoon as well.  After playing D1 football and obtaining a Masters of Science for Leadership in the Creative Enterprises at Northwestern University, Larren played linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks before deciding to leave athletics to pursue a full-time career as a musician. 

Drawing heavily from sounds of the Bay Area as well as artists like Erykah Badu, J Dilla, and D’Angelo, Larrenwong fuses his range of influences and life experience into a worldly sound that is uniquely his own.

Follow Larrenwong:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/larrenwong
Twitter: www.twitter.com/larrenwong

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