This week’s MYX News Hot List, new episodes weekly at www.myx.global/myxnews.
1. MYX MUSIC: HELLO JAMES! – To celebrate its first anniversary, James Reid drops “Hello 2.0 The Legends Only Remix” featuring Korean superstar Jay B of Got7 and Taiwanese-American Hip-hop artist ØZI.
2. MYX MUSIC: “WHAT” A YEAR BY SB19 – It’s been a year since SB19 released their music video for “What“. The track went viral with 15 Million views and 750,000 comments.
3. MYX MUSIC: LITZ STRIKES WITH KIDLAT – LITZ, a new girl group on the scene, pre-debut with their rendition of James Reid’s “Natataranta” released their first official debut track, “Kidlat“.
4. MYX LIFESTYLE: KEITH PEDRO TRILLING LA SOON! – Filipino-Canadian comedian Keith Pedro is headed over to tape his comedy special “Trillipino” with MYX!
5. MYX ENTERTAINMENT: GRAYSON VILLANUEVA TURNS RED – Fil-Am Grayson Villanueva voices Tae Young of 4 Town from Disney+ and Pixar’s “Turning Red”.
Disney Pixar’s newest film, Turning Red hit the red carpet for its premiere. Fil-Am Grayson Villanueva debuted his character, Tae Young in the film. Now, Grayson lent his vocal skills to the silver screen where he plays one of the members of Pixar’s first-ever boyband 4Town. Other members of the boyband include Jordan Fisher, Josh Levi, Topher Ngo, and FINNEAS with songs written by Billie Eilish and FINNEAS. Stream Turning Red on Disney+ starting March 11th!
You might have seen Grayson performing and subbing in for The Filharmonic or more recently with The Filharmonic’s new Filipino American collective of singers based in LA, Filosphy in Downtown Disney.
One of the tracks from the film is “Nobody Like U.” The pop track is the quintessential boyband track that will have you bopping along to the catchy tune. The lyric video takes you on the ultimate Tiger Beat-journey with posters, cut outs, and Y2K inspired magazine.
See Grayson talk about the film and how excited he is to share 4Town’s music. He’s known about the project for 2 years now and is ready to share it with the world. With Turning Red focusing on an Asian mother and daughter, he’s excited to be part of a project that helps spread representation on screen. However, of course his favorite part is the music which is heavily influenced by the boyband era so it’s guaranteed to be a good time. Check out his interview in the video below starting at the 7:00 mark.
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