Archive for May, 2008

Chuckie Akenz – You Got Beef

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Chuckie Akenz or Chuckie A. Nguyen, is a Vietnamese-Canadian rapper who was born on January 21, 1986 and grew up in Canada. He rose to mainstream with the notorious quality of his amateur rap video entitled You Got Beef, which is also the video below.

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Cuong Vu – Accelerated Thoughts

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Born on September 19, 1969, Cuong Vu is a jazz trumpeter and vocalist who was born in Saigon. He left Vietnam with his family at the age of 6, and continued to listen to traditional Vietnamese music but his musical style was also influenced by American pop music and his new environment.

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Don Ho – Trai Tim Mua Dong

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Don Ho is a Vietnamese American singer. His first video was back in the 1990s as a back-up singer for Paris by Night 12. But in Paris by Night 15, Don was already an official singer. One of his most famous songs are Trai Tim Mua Dong, which is also the video below.

Phi Nhung & Manh Quynh – Vi Dau Qua Cau Dap Xe

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Phi Nung is a Vietnamese singer who specializes in cai luong and vong co music. She sings for Paris by Night and acts for their plays as well. Here is a video of her singing with Manh Quynh.