POPULAR record label, 88Rising that is known for championing Asian talents is partnering alongside a nonprofit organization to host an online concert, featuring various Asian artists.
‘Asia Rising Forever’ is held on May 7 (Malaysian time) in conjunction with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in the United States.
The concert is also held to raise funds for the Asian Americans Advancing Justice, a nonprofit organization that aims to raise funds to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans as well as overcome racial discrimination against Asians around the world especially due to COVID-19, in which cases of xenophobia is more and more evident right now.
This concert that features various Asian artists also includes Malaysia’s very own R&B singer and songwriter, Yuna.
Local singer and social media sensation, Alextbh is also performing in the live concert.
Other artists, such as Indonesia’s born and bred rapper Rich Brian and singer NIKI are also making an appearance at the concert.
The four hour special online concert is available for viewing on various streaming platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Fans who are watching from Twitter can make use of a special emoji created exclusively for the event with the hashtags #88rising, #AsiaRising, #AsiaRisingforever and #StayHomeWith88rising.