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L.A. Boyz was a Taiwanese pop/rap group composed of brothers Jeff Huang (黃立成, Huang Licheng) and Stanley Huang (黃立行, Huang Lixing), and their cousin Steven Lin (林智文) formed circa 1991. [1]

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American-born Chinese

American-born Chinese or ABC is a term widely used to refer to American citizens of Chinese descent, excluding first-generation immigrants.

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Big beat

Big beat is an electronic music genre that usually uses heavy breakbeats and synthesizer-generated loops and patterns – common to acid house/techno.

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Bobby Brown

Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor.

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Breakbeat is a broad style of electronic or dance-oriented music which utilizes breaks, often sampled from earlier recordings in funk, jazz and R&B, for the main rhythm.

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Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung fu and wushu, are the several hundred fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, usually known as the Spring Festival in modern China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.

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Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.

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Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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In music, a glissando (plural: glissandi, abbreviated gliss.) is a glide from one pitch to another.

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Golden Melody Awards

The Golden Melody Awards, or GMA, is an honor awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Taiwan to recognize outstanding achievement in the Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, and Formosan-languages popular and traditional music industry.

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Hip hop

Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Hokkien (from) or (閩南語/閩南話), is a Southern Min Chinese dialect group originating from the Minnan region in the south-eastern part of Fujian Province in Southeastern China and Taiwan, and spoken widely there and by the Chinese diaspora in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia, and by other overseas Chinese all over the world.

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Hulk (comics)

The Hulk is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Irvine, California

Irvine is a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States.

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Jump (Kris Kross song)

"Jump" is the hit debut single by American hip hop duo Kris Kross.

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KC and the Sunshine Band

KC and the Sunshine Band are an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida.

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Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Machi (hip hop group)

Machi is a Taiwanese Hip hop group that has nine active members, with two additional members on a hiatus from group activities.

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Modulation (music)

In music, modulation is most commonly the act or process of changing from one key (tonic, or tonal center) to another.

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Music of Taiwan

The music of Taiwan reflects the diverse culture of Taiwanese people.

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New jack swing

New jack swing or swingbeatSilverton, Peter.

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Orange County, California

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of California.

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Pony Canyon

, also known by the shorthand form, is a Japanese company, established on October 1, 1966, which publishes music, DVD and VHS videos, movies, and video games.

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Professional baseball in Taiwan

Professional baseball in Taiwan started with the founding of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) in 1989.

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Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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A semitone, also called a half step or a half tone, is the smallest musical interval commonly used in Western tonal music, and it is considered the most dissonant when sounded harmonically.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Sony BMG

Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.

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Stanley Huang

Stanley Huang (born 21 September 1974) is a Taiwanese-American singer and actor.

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Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.

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That's the Way (I Like It)

"That's the Way (I Like It)" is a song by the American group KC and the Sunshine Band from their second studio album.

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Young MC

Marvin Young (born May 10, 1967), better known by his stage name Young M.C., is an English-born American singer, rapper and actor.

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Yunlin County

Yunlin County is a county in western Taiwan.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.A._Boyz

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