Bustle Premiers “I Belong Music Video: MILCK’s Call of the Wild
In partnership with Bustle, MILCK sat down for an intimate conversation about the purpose and passion behind her “artivism” as she channels her impassioned social justice advocacy into her creative expressions. Bustle shared the exclusive first look at the music video for MILCKʻs new single, “I Belong,” and its heartfelt message of connection and belonging. Read full story here
Little Market Exclusive Acoustic Performance
MILCK shared her message of belonging in an exclusive acoustic performance for The Little Market's Role Model Series. Featuring the MILCK + TLM I Belong Candle, she highlights the purpose-driven partnership and the creative collaborations that unite their cause.
TIME – AAPI Summit
On May 27th, TIME Magazine held the first-ever “Uplifting AAPI Voices Summit” showcasing powerful voices in the AAPI community. Leaders, activists and entertainers from every industry gathered in recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month to offer their insights during the livestream conversation. in partnership with P&GI was humbled to share an acoustic performance of my new single, “I Belong” at this historic event to further this message of belonging in support of the AAPI community. I am so grateful to be a part of this important movement addressing issues of identity and equity in marginalized communities.
Sneak Peek Music Video - See Us Unite
In partnership with P&G and The Asian American Foundation (TAAF), and in honor of AAPI Heritage Month, a sneak peak of my official “I Belong” music video aired Friday, May 21 as part of “See Us Unite for Change” a two hour broadcast special. The special simulcast worldwide across MTV Entertainment platforms, including MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, Smithsonian Channel, Pop TV, VH1, CMT, TV Land, Logo, BET and Nickelodeon, and streamed on Facebook Watch.The “I Belong” music video was created by Kevin + King, a husband and wife team in Tennessee. Diana King is founder of “Almost Asian, Almost American” and the video was shot at the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC). I had the honor of being the first artist to create in the TIRRC space, and it couldn't have been more fitting. We all belong here.
The Little Market introduces MILCK in the first edition of their Role Model Series, sharing insights and innovations from self-described social changemaker. MILCK shares heartfelt stories about her family, listening to her intuition, her latest single “I Belong” and the well-needed support for communities of color as well as her collaboration with TLM on the I Belong Candle.
Listen to my news single for racial healing, "I Belong," written as a declaration of our inherent belonging.
I Belong – Behind The Scenes
On Friday, May 21 as part of “See Us Unite for Change” I had the honor of partnering with P&G in sharing a behind the scenes message for my news single, “I Belong.” This Global Special and TAAF’s, cultural campaign “See Us” aims to accelerate impact and expand support for the AAPI community, as well as bring together business leaders and grassroots activists, students, entertainers and nonprofit executives to drive awareness of diverse Asian-American cultures. The special was hosted by Ken Jeong and featured the Black Eyed Peas, Steven Yeun, Olivia Munn, Jhene Aiko, Saweetie, Sting featuring Far East Movement, Lisa Ling, my friend Daniel Dae Kim, and many others.
I Belong Candle Collab With The Little Market
MILCK + The Little Market released its newest collaboration, the “I Belong” candle, which is committed to furthering the message of this powerful song and MILCK’s efforts to support the AAPI community. For each candle purchased, 50% of the purchase price will be donated to the Asian Women’s Shelter, a beneficiary organization of the Somebody’s Beloved Fund. The Asian Women’s Shelter is an organization dedicated to eradicating domestic violence by promoting social, economic, and political self-determination of women. To learn more, visit SFAWS.org.