Never heard of the Pan-Asian girl group Umamiya? Then I guess you’ve been living under a rock. Umamiya is comprised of five women from different Asian Pacific Islander ethnicities. Each female member of Umamiya is a talented, triple-threatening singer, songwriter and dancer. Breaking new ground with singers representing Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines. Umamiya is poised to be the first truly Pan-Asian R&B/Pop group to break through the global entertainment market. Get to know all the members Cathedral Leung, mari.kris.am.i, Winnie Wu (a.k.a. WWII), Kitty Karaoke, and Kim Min Jung in their interviews on Channel APA: Broadcasting Asian America.
Umamiya was formed by the unlikely pairing of Los Angeles-based record company, S-Cube Entertainment and COLD TOFU. S-Cube just released the official music video to Umamiya’s Hot Sour Spicy and Sweet. So don’t forget to view the music video and taste it!
About S-Cube Entertainment
Headquartered in Los Angeles, S-Cube Entertainment’s mission is to develop and share music influenced by a developing Pan-Asian urban movement. In a rapidly changing environment of digital media and multiculturalism, S-Cube Entertainment stands poised to become the bridge between Asia and the rest of the world.
International Music Mogul and Impressario, Sang Sung Song (“S-Cube”), made the international Asian Hip Hop charts in 2007 with his underground dance hit, “Noraebang Means Noraebang.”. Born in Los Angeles, California and partially raised in South Korea, S-Cube was awarded, “Game-Changer of the Month” by KAHASA Webzine.
About Cold Tofu
Based in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo, Cold Tofu is the nation’s premier Asian American comedy improv group. It is dedicated to promoting diverse images of Asian Pacific Americans through comedy and to developing multiethnic talent through education and performance. A nonprofit organization, Cold Tofu was founded in 1981, and is under the leadership of its current Artistic Director Helen H. Ota.
“Umamiya” is a new media project by Cold Tofu Improv, a Los Angeles based, non-profit Asian-American improv comedy group. For more information on Cold Tofu,visit coldtofu.com.