In February, Indonesian rapper and 88rising act Rich Brian became the first Asian to top the iTunes hip-hop chart with his debut album Amen.
So it’s fitting that Miyashiro set up his Asian media company right before Asian culture at large came into an unexpected global spotlight.
But later he sits a bit more upright and says, belying his usual laid-back affect, “I think I’m going to be the biggest Asian music executive in history, straight up.
It’s hella cocky to say, but I’ve done what no Asian person in music has done, and in a totally different way.
Every music company in 2018 recognizes a need to do more than simply deliver music.