Starting 2013 I simultaneously performed on 2 school tours in Hawaii. Last Friday we wrapped up the 2013-2014 Say Yes To Purpose tour at Moanalua High School's Drug Free Assembly. As part of the Diverse Art Center segment of the assembly the Academy of Hype and I were featured. During my portion the Waikiki Bboys, bboy Solid, and bboy JoshSkittle (Beat Rock Krew) collaborated with me. Mahalo to Moanalua High School for having us! Below is footage of our collaboration:
This Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 5PM to 10PM is the 1st Annual Art+Flea Mililani event at Rec Center 5. I will be there to represent the Human Beatbox Academy and to perform with the Diverse Art Center. See you there!
This year's Chinese New Year Festival was a success. I want to thank everyone who came out to Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Horse!
Jason Tom's TEDx Talk "Vocal Groove" beatboxing presentation at Honolulu Design Center's Cupola Theatre.
Was on KITV4' Morning News in two segments to represent RAW Artists.
I performed on October 6, 2013 at the Hawaii State Capitol for the 20th Annual Children and Youth Day. It was a challenging one since there were some sound technicalities and a neighboring event that drowned me out. I could barely hear myself while performing, audience could barely hear me as well, but I went with it nonetheless. Also featured Keanu in action. Here's a video that recently surfaced (mahalo to Natalie):
Shout out to Freelance brand! I was fitted with the Freelance brand Wavy snapback and its Been Wavy shirt combo.
Stoked! Look what arrived in the mail today in Honolulu: the AKG BBB DFive dynamic supercardioid microphone. It's the official beatbox battle microphone, a tool for world champions. The AKG BBB DFive is a microphone designed specifically for the multivocal art known as beatboxing.
Earlier this week I cruised with the Freelance Brand fam (shout out to model Keshia Mieko) after a performance and @honozooloo snapped photos of us in Waikiki. I'm laced with Freelance's brand new Plumeria 5 panel leather bill (with an original Aloha olioli underbill, only 50 made), black on black hoody, and red backpack. The other new addition is the raw denim snapback with three interchangeable patches. You can get your's at Sera's Surf and Shore (Ala Moana Shopping Center), iKandy Hawaii, 88 Tees, and more. While out in Waikiki, Whoop and I also did a spontaneous video for Instagram here. #freelancebrand #freelancefam
First Fridays Hawaii
Jason Tom (Honolulu) & Kahlil (New York City) at the Ong King Art Center
2nd Annual Back to School Kick Off