Kollaboration Star 2013 Introduces Finalists & Special Guest Performer David Choi
Kollaboration is proud to introduce the six finalist who will be competing at Kollaboration Star 2013 on November 16th at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
The online voting, which concluded on October 17th, was held on the Kollaboration Star Facebook page and saw nearly 10,000 votes come in during the 3-day voting period. From the 13 local Kollaboration talent competition winners across the U.S. and Canada, the five competitors with most online votes along with one Wild Card finalist selected by the Kollaboration Directors were chosen to be flown into Los Angeles, represent their cities, and compete for the $20,000 Grand Prize:
- HOUSTON – MIKEY “SILVER-YO” SILVERIO, beatboxing
- LOS ANGELES – JOHN & DANIEL RHEE, band
- SAN FRANCISCO – &BLUE, acoustic band
- SEATTLE – TROY & ARIEL, spoken word/composer
- TORONTO – PLAITWRIGHTS AND CHARLESTON RELAY, band
- WASHINGTON DC – DAVE YOON, vocal
These six finalists represent some of the most promising Asian American talent on the continent and will share the stage with the most prominent names in Asian American entertainment: Drunken Tiger, T Yoon Mi Rae, Bizzy, Paul PK Kim, Mike Song, Terry “KRNFX” Im, and David So.
The biggest Asian American talent competition is also welcoming another special guest performer to it’s line-up. Youtube sensation David Choi. Choi will be joining hip-hop legends Drunken Tiger, T Yoon Mi Rae, and Bizzy during the performance of their hit song “The Cure,” a song dedicated to Tiger JK’s father who is currently battling Stage 4 lung cancer. The title track as well as it’s album has been critically acclaimed in Korea, and the song speaks to fans about never giving up, despite the hardships that arise. Kollaboration Star 2013 will feature the group’s first public performance together.
To learn more about Kollaboration Star 2013, please visit www.kollaboration.org or connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KollaborationStar. Tickets are now available for purchase through Ticketmaster.