Entertainment

The Kong & Shu Project – TKSP

Courtesy of TKSP The Kong & Shu Project is a music collaboration created in the summer of 2007 by Kong and Shu Lor, two young, Hmong brothers from Morganton, NC. Taking on the challenge of writing music in Hmong, their native tongue, they believe by doing so, they are not only preserving their language, but also improving their speaking skills.…

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Pagnia Xiong

Before joining the first Hmong children’s choir in her Midwestern hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Pagnia Xiong could only imagine being a selected soloist in any of her school’s music programs. That all changed at the age of 10 when she made her first public appearance as soloist in a local Hmong children’s choir, performing throughout Wisconsin at area schools,…

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The Kong & Shu Project – Album Release

Hmong Festivals are one of the main events for the Hmong community. Many families travel far and wide to be part of the cultural phenomenon. As you can guess, July 4th is just around the corner and one of the largest Hmong Festival will come alive hosted by the Lao Family of Minnesota, Inc in St. Paul, Minnesota. This festival…

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Priyanka Chopra – Exotic ft. Pit Bull

After my initial review on Priyanka Chopra’s single release last year during NFL’s Thursday night football between the Packers and Chicago Bears. My second review on her second single, Exotic. I have to say that the song is AWESOME. What I love about this song is that it’s natural, it’s her and you can tell that it’s original. The only…

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Venus On Fire – Motion Picture [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Venus On Fire is a band based in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area. They began with singer/songwriter Tory Envy and guitarist Leng Moua. Since their inception in 2009, Venus on Fire has released two EPs: Clone Factory (2010) and My Furious Frenzy (2011). In 2012, the band acquired members Carl Smith (Bass) and Joe Ingle (Drums).

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Priyanka Chopra – In My City

I love Bollywood films. I have watched Bollywood films since I was a little girl. The first film I watched was with Sridevi with Rishi Kapoor in Chandni (1989). However, like all Hmong little girls we had thought that we had popular Hmong actors and actresses because the movies we watched were dubbed in Hmong. I was disappointed, because I…

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TobyMac – Eye On It Review

The Critic In Me: Before I came to Christ, I have never been impressed with the secular music industry because I find it boring without any real integrity or plot. Why? Five reasons: One, is the secular music has too many club scenes  that are getting old and out of fashion. Two, there are always sex, semi-nudity, alcohol, drugs, and…

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