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Guest Performer Spotlight: Awkwafina

What’s up, KNY fam?  If you haven’t already heard, we’re going to be having Awkwafina as one of our guest performers for the annual Kollaboration New York Showcase on August 30th at NYU’s Skirball Center.  Now, you guys might have heard of her, but here’s just a little bit more info of the Asian-American rapper.

Awkwafina originates from the Forest Hills, Queens area located in New York City. She is noted for her extensive satire and comical appeal in her music. Her solo album, Yellow Ranger, was released on February 11, 2014.

The EP includes a number of her previous singles released via YouTube, including the title track “Yellow Ranger” as well as “Queef”, “NYC Bitche$” and “Mayor Bloomberg (Giant Margarita)”.

She is appearing in the upcoming documentary Bad Rap, produced by Salima Koroma and Jaeki Cho, putting the spotlight on with fellow Asian American rappers Dumbfoundead, Rekstizzy, Lyricks and herself. Awkwafina will be a part of the lineup at Festival Supreme on October 25.

You can check out her YouTube and check out her official website.

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