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iKON, Jackson Wang, DPR Live and More Join 88rising's Head in the Clouds Music & Arts Festival

By Lai Frances | May 04, 2019 01:19 AM EDT

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Names like Rich Brian, Joji and Higher Brothers are no stranger to the young Asian community today, thanks to 88rising.

With Asian representation going strong within the past couple of years, the music and entertainment collective continues to bring Asian acts to the forefront of the western hemisphere and, of course, worldwide.

Holding their second annual Head In The Clouds Music & Arts Festival once again,  at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on Aug. 17, 88rising taps some of Korea's hottest influencial acts - iKON, Jackson Wang (GOT7), DPR Live and Dumbfoundead.

YG Entertainment's very own iKON will make their first U.S. music fesitval debut at the event after performing at SXSW this past March.

Jackson Wang of China, and also member of JYP Entertainment's most popular boy bands, GOT7, will hit the stage solo performing some of his own projects.

After garnering attention for his feature on COLORS, and having a world tour under his belt, there's no doubt DPR Live will perform "Text Me" and other songs off Her

Last but not least, Dumbfoundead, also known as the Korean Jesus will bless the stage representing Koreatown LA.

According to a press release, 88rising will be sharing exclusive artist content via TikTok leading up to Head In The Clouds. For more updates on, follow 88rising on TikTok and check out the Head In The Clouds playlist on the TikTokSounds page. 

To learn more about HITC and buy tickets to the event, please visit 88rising.

Tagged :  88rising, Rich Brian, Jackson Wang, DPR Live, iKON

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