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88rising

About

88rising (stylized as 88⬆), formerly known as CXSHXNLY, (pronounced “cash only”), is an American music company that founder Sean Miyashiro describes as a "hybrid management, record label, video production, and marketing company".The company has gained popularity as a musical platform and record label primarily for Asian American and Asian artists who release music in the United States, such as Joji, Keith Ape, Rich Brian, and Niki. Miyashiro states 88rising is "The Disney of Asian hip-hop". Miyashiro also hopes 88rising can bridge the gap between Asian and American music. The New Yorker writes about 88rising, "With artists like Joji, Rich Brian and Higher Brothers, Sean Miyashiro's company is an authority on how to create pop-culture crossovers." "Asian rap collective 88rising has quickly become one of the most popular, and groundbreaking, crews in music.", says Rolling Stone. A Paper article stated that "88rising provides not only the cultural support, but also the strategic and technical know-how to help emerging Asian artists cross over in an efficient but meaningful way." In 2019, 88rising was awarded Label of the Year by Netease, one of the largest music streaming platforms in China.Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Los Angeles and Shanghai. Outside of its core group, the company has collaborated with many artists, most notably KOHH, CL, DPR Live, Yaeji, Phum Viphurit, Verbal, and Hikaru Utada.

Articles

July 29, 2022

Jackson Wang shares fiery music video for ‘Cruel’, latest single from upcoming album ‘Magic Man’

The GOT7 singer-rapper debuted the solo track at 88rising’s Head in the Clouds Forever showcase at this year's Coachella The post Jackson Wang shares fiery music video for ‘Cruel’, latest single from upcoming album ‘Magic Man’ appeared first on NME.

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May 24, 2022

Jackson Wang, NIKI, Rich Brian and more to play 88rising’s California festival Head In The Clouds

The two-day event in August will also feature performances from Warren Hue, Jay Park and a DJ set from Joji The post Jackson Wang, NIKI, Rich Brian and more to play 88rising’s California festival Head In The Clouds appeared first on NME.

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May 24, 2022

Jackson Wang, Joji, Rich Brian Lead Lineup for Asian-Centric Head in the Clouds Festival

Festival will also feature performances from NIKI, Jay Park and Chung Ha as organizers 88rising assemble a 'who's who' of top Asian talent

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April 27, 2022

Hikaru Utada Makes Festival Debut at Coachella With 88rising: Interview & Recap

Their showcase set with 88rising artists included hits old and new.

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April 25, 2022

Photos: An Exclusive Look Into Aespa’s Historic Coachella Experience

The four-piece K-pop girl group, Aespa, surprised the crowd at Coachella as part of 88rising's Head in the Clouds Forever showcase

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April 22, 2022

88rising Co-Founder on Assembling a Historic Coachella Set

"When I first told my artists about doing this, they thought I was joking. One of them screamed so loud."

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April 18, 2022

BIBI takes love to the next level in new 88rising collaboration ‘Best Lover’

The NME 100 star had premiered the single at Coachella over the weekend The post BIBI takes love to the next level in new 88rising collaboration ‘Best Lover’ appeared first on NME.

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April 17, 2022

2NE1 reunite at Coachella 2022 to perform ‘I Am The Best’

The K-pop group's first live performance since 2015 came as part of the 88rising takeover at the Californian festival yesterday (April 16) The post 2NE1 reunite at Coachella 2022 to perform ‘I Am The Best’ appeared first on NME.

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December 6, 2021

BIBI shows off her deadly charm in new ‘The Weekend’ music video

The track was released in October in collaboration with 88rising The post BIBI shows off her deadly charm in new ‘The Weekend’ music video appeared first on NME.

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November 10, 2021

Day6’s Jae says he would like to collaborate with 88rising’s keshi and NIKI

He had previously teamed up with the former on tracks such as ‘pillows’ and ‘it just is’ The post Day6’s Jae says he would like to collaborate with 88rising’s keshi and NIKI appeared first on NME.

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October 26, 2021

DPR Live and DPR IAN unveil psychedelic ‘Diamonds + and Pearls’ music video

The song is part of Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ soundtrack by 88rising The post DPR Live and DPR IAN unveil psychedelic ‘Diamonds + and Pearls’ music video appeared first on NME.

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May 21, 2021

Executive of the Week: 88rising Founder Sean Miyashiro

With a new benefit concert and Microsoft partnership, 88rising founder Sean Miyashiro earns the title of Billboard's Executive of the Week.

www.billboard.com

May 21, 2021

One Year In: 88rising Founder Sean Miyashiro Is Fighting Anti-Asian Hate

88rising founder and CEO Sean Miyashiro catches up with Billboard one year into the coronavirus pandemic.

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May 17, 2021

Mxmtoon, Audrey Mika & More Slated for 88rising AAPI Heritage Month Benefit Concert

88rising is mounting a new benefit livestream timed to Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) on May 26.

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Discs

Head In The Clouds Forever

April 16, 2022

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The Weekend (MILLI Remix)

January 18, 2022

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The Weekend (with 347aidan) [Remix]

December 10, 2021

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Split

November 18, 2021

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The Weekend

October 14, 2021

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Don't Go Changing

September 14, 2021

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Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings: The Album

September 3, 2021

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California (feat. Jackson Wang & Warren Hue) [Remix]

July 15, 2021

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California (feat. Warren Hue) [Acoustic Live Version]

June 30, 2021

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California (feat. Warren Hue)

May 27, 2021

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Too Many Tears

May 20, 2021

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Freaks

March 2, 2021

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Midsummer Madness 20 (feat. Joji, Rich Brian, Higher Brothers & AUGUST 08)

August 14, 2020

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Head In The Clouds II

October 11, 2019

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These Nights

October 3, 2019

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Just Used Music Again

September 4, 2019

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Indigo

August 13, 2019

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NIKI Acoustic Sessions: Head In The Clouds II

August 11, 2019

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Let It Go (feat. Higher Brothers & BlocBoy JB) [MEMBA Remix]

September 28, 2018

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Warpaint (feat. NIKI) [Henry Fong Remix]

September 27, 2018

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History (feat. Rich Brian) [Robotaki Remix]

September 26, 2018

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Midsummer Madness (feat. Joji, Rich Brian, Higher Brothers & AUGUST 08) [KRANE Remix]

September 25, 2018

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Head In The Clouds

July 20, 2018

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