British born Chinese Thomas Lai from Portsmouth is his currently leading a double life. By ‘day’ he is busy managing a Chinese takeaway, and by night, he is busy penning lyrics to new rap songs as he attempts to be the UK’s answer to MC Jin.
Dubbed “the Chinese Beatles” by The Washington Post, the band are currently on their “NOW HERE” world tour – their biggest to date covering the equivalent of circling the globe nine times – which will take place over 71 nights, in 40 cities, over two years and see them play to almost 3 million fans.
Check out this cover of Guns N’ Roses’ Sweet Child O’ Mine by Michelle Kwan, a guzheng player from Vancouver, Canada. The guzheng is a Chinese instrument belonging to the zither family, regarded as one of the most ancient Chinese musical instruments according to documents recorded in the Qin dynasty (before 206 BC).
Coming up on Nee Hao Magazine this month, the 2nd part interview for star singer Wanting Qu. Here is her brand new single Love Ocean.
The UK’s clubbing scene for Chinese and East Asian students and locals has started. Here we feature some of the best events around the country in date order. Click on each image to go to the Facebook event page for more details.
Event organiser INVAZI have teamed up with Nee Hao Magazine as media partners and as a result we can offer 10 lucky readers a chance to win tickets for the show in London next Saturday.
An American rock band called Day Above Ground has caused offence and controversy in the release of their latest music video entitled Asian Girlz.
London based award winning Composer Raymond Yiu who is originally from Hong Kong, announces two concerts to bring Chinese music to the masses. Through months of preparation, rehearsals and working with other with high quality artists, the public are in for a treat. Yiu writes for Nee Hao Magazine, to tell readers more about creating cultural…
The UK Chinese/East Asian clubbing scene has reached mainstream status. This previously niche market is doing their part by pumping hundreds of thousands of pounds every week into the British economy. Nee Hao Magazine has been featuring the top event organisers for the British Chinese and East Asian community in the UK, and this time…
Wanting Qu, a Vancouver-based singer-songwriter is the first person of Chinese descent to be signed by one of the largest and most influential independent record labels in the world. Nettwerk Music are responsible for over 400 albums that have amassed worldwide sales in excess of 100 million albums. They discovered superband Coldplay, and are the management for bands such as Stereophonics and Family of…