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Kev Nish's Blog on Cherrytree Times Square

And heres the moment the most shocking moment of our career. This was unbelievable. Our A&R and the head of Cherrytree Records, Martin Kierszenbaum, stepped on stage and presented us with our first ever platinum plaque for selling over a million singles of "Like A G6".... couldn't tell us this would be possible when we first started. Thank you to our insane team and everyone that believed and supported us to make this…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 16, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

Far East Movement Go Platinum - interview with LATimes Website

They might not be able to purchase their own Gulfstream yet, but the Downtown Los Angeles-based Far East Movement (FM) are certainly able to buy their fair share of bottles at the club.



After all, “Like a G6,” their platinum paean to the jet-set existence, was the No. 1 digital single last week, racking up sales of 216,000 units to complement its 10,000,000-plus plays on YouTube. The greatest Airplay Gainer on the charts, the song currently sits at No. 2 on the…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 15, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Far East Movement Lead Asian-American pop music wave taking over the Billboard charts

The No.1 and 2 songs of the top 10 singles on the Billboard charts are by Asian-American artists: Bruno Mars (“Just the Way You Are”) and Far East Movement (“Like a G6”). Last week, “Like a G6” was also the most downloaded single.



It’s a historic moment for Far East Movement. The band, born and bred in L.A.’s Koreatown, consists of Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino members. The party-music quartet -- whose debut album from Interscope hits stores today -- is the first…
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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 15, 2010 at 5:28pm — No Comments

Billboard Reviews 'Free Wired'

If Justin Timberlake recorded a "FutureSex/ LoveSounds 2.0," it could very well have sounded like Los Angeles Asian-American group Far*East Movement's debut album, "Free Wired." The set explodes with strong hooks, synths and sparkles, thanks to a hot roster of producers (Roger Sanchez, the Smeezingtons) and several heavy-hitting collaborations (Snoop Dogg, Keri Hilson). The quartet's members are rappers at their core, offering maximum swagger on the Beastie Boys-referenced track "So…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 15, 2010 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

Far East Movement Receive Props From Snoop Dogg

Far East Movement hits such as "Like a G6" and "Girls on the Dance Floor" may be bouncy, dance-pop, but the Los Angeles foursome has scored co-signs from some major hip-hop players.



FM's major-label debut, Free Wired, was released Tuesday and boasts features from California O.G. Snoop Dogg, ATL hype-master Lil Jon and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, among other collabos. On the album's drop date, the Doggfather, who appears on the fellas' track "If I Was You (OMG)," sent the…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 13, 2010 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Kev Nish on Stage at Cherrytree Times Square

Check out this epic photo of Kev Nish performing on stage at Cherrytree Times Square last night. Photo credit: @Juicyxdew

Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 13, 2010 at 7:41am — No Comments

Get Your Copy of 'Free Wired' Now!

Free Wired is now available from all digital retailers in the US! Click here to download your copy of Free Wired from iTunes right now.

If you purchase your copy of Free Wired from iTunes you also get the bonus track 'Go Ape' featuring label-mate Colette Carr…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 11, 2010 at 9:19pm — No Comments

Listen to "Free Wired" on MySpace Now

You can listen to Free Wired ahead of it's release on Tuesday 12th October over on Far East Movement's MySpace Page. Click here to check it out.

Click here to pre-order 'Free Wired' from…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 8, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

Pre-Order 'Free Wired' - Release Party at Cherrytree Times Square

Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on October 8, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

ETOnline - Far East Movement Soaring on the Charts

ET's got the scoop on Far East Movement, the first Asian-American group to land on the mainstream pop charts!

Also known as FM, the group's hit song "Like a G6" is currently No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 list and has reached No. 9 on iTunes. Adding to the song's popularity, "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi simply tweeted "Like a G6" on Tuesday.



Far East Movement -- comprised of Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif and DJ Virman -- are signed…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on September 29, 2010 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Intro to FM by RWD Magazine

The article above is taken from RWD magazine and is a short and sweet intro to the Far East Movement. Click the picture above for the larger…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on September 29, 2010 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Message from Far East Movement

To the FM Free Wired fam. Important message…

We’ve been inspired by you and yall are why we stay movin and workin… always wired. From the old family reppin us from waaay back to the new family we’re meeting with every comment and update online and at shows… We need everyone’s help… we never thought in a billion years we’d be able to release a full album on a major record label such as Cherrytree/ Interscope Records and cuz of all the love and work everyones put in…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on September 15, 2010 at 10:43am — No Comments

Billboard Magazine story on Far East Movement & new Free Wired Album

Crazy to us that Billboard magazine would do a story on us.. even when doing the interview with Mitchell Peters it didn’t click that we’ll be in Billboard Magazine till we saw this…

Read full Far East Movement Billboard story here on Billboard.com

Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on September 11, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

Far East Movement in Entertainment Weekly

Check out Far East Movement in the September 3rd issue of Entertainment Weekly in 'The next big hits are....' section with current single 'Like A G6'.

Like a G6 is available on iTunes…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on August 31, 2010 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

FM x Mike Posner Tour

Far East Movement and Mike Posner will be headed out on tour next month for 30 cities for the Up In The Air Tour sponsored by Karmaloop. The tour kicks off at home for FM, September 13 at the Anaheim House Of Blues and 14 at the Sunset House Of Blues and…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on August 24, 2010 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Win FM's Space Helmet





MTV Iggy is premiering an exclusive Live “GO APE” Vid where us and the Stereotypes (producers) spend a day with MTV Iggy, pass around the camera and Go Ape around the streets in a random LA neighborhood… AND.. MTV IGGY got their hands on our very 1st vintage space helmet featured in the “Girls On The Dance Floor” Tour vid and this “Go Ape” live vid.



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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on August 16, 2010 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Free Wired Album Listening Party Contest





Far East Movement and Cherrytree Records are giving 5 people the chance to add their name (and a friend) to the guestlist of the Far East Movement 'Free Wired' album listening party that's taking place in New York City on Thursday, August 26th. You and a friend could be… Continue

Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on August 16, 2010 at 11:41am — 2 Comments

Far East Movement interview with Complex Magazine

Our interview with Jaeki in Complex Magazine is now up… got a chance to go in-depth talkin about our history to signing with Cherrytree/ Interscope to our thoughts on party music vs lyricism vs us…

FM COMPLEX INTERVIEW PART 1…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on July 6, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Far East Movement Interview with HipHopCanada.com

The Far East Movement brought their stylishly geeked out show to Venue nightclub on Granville, and they did not disappoint their skinny tie, big glasses wearing, high energy, ball capped fans. They rocked the stage like…

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Added by FAR EAST MOVEMENT on June 28, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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