From BTS to Niki to Keshi, Asian representation in music has risen throughout the past few years. However, there are so many more new and rising Asian artists you may not have heard about. Here are our Top 5 Rising Asian American Musicians you need to check out in 2021.
1. Stephanie Poetri
Stephanie Poetri became popular for her viral hit song “I Love You 3000” in 2019. She is a rising American-Indonesian pop singer signed with 88rising. Stephanie’s music is not only trendy and melodic, but also warm and relatable. Check out her hit songs and more here.
2. Jae Park (eaJ)
Now, Jae Park is not new to the music industry. In fact, Jae debuted in a South Korean band known as Day6 under the company JYP Entertainment in 2015. However, in 2020 he started releasing solo music for his project named eaJ, starting with his first release titled “LA Trains.” His music is rising in popularity for its mix of R&B, lo-fi hip hop beats, breathtaking vocals, and bittersweet lyrics that result in the perfect chill vibes for any occasion. Check out his eaJ project here.
Beabadoobee is a rising Filipino-British singer-songwriter known to adore fans with her expressive music about finding self-acceptance. Her style of music include indie-pop, alternative-rock, and lo-fi music. If you haven’t already, check out her music here!
4. Clinton Kane
Clinton Kane is a rising singer-songwriter and musician known for his emotional songs and crazy vocals. He started in the music scene through YouTube covers. Clinton later rose to popularity due to his original songs that were filled with outbursts of passion and feeling. Listen to some of Clinton Kane’s most popular songs here.
Seori is a Korean R&B queen known for her exceptionally stunning vocals and keen musical sense based in South Korea. She debuted under ATISPAUS in May 2020. An Asian artist and rising star, Seori has been capturing the crowd’s attention through her captivating vocals and high-quality music videos. What are you waiting for, check out Seori’s debut music video here!
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