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Far East Movement


Far East Movement (stylized as Far★East Movement or abbreviated FM) is an American hip hop band quartet based in Los Angeles. The group formed in 2003 and consists of Kev Nish (Kevin Nishimura), Prohgress (James Roh), J-Splif (Jae Choung), and DJ Virman (Virman Coquia). Far East Movement's first claim to fame was their song "Round Round" featured in the Hollywood movie, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and its subsequent soundtrack, video game and DVD.

Since "Round Round", the group has been featured on various network shows including CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Entourage, Gossip Girl, and Finishing the Game (a featured film at Sundance 2007). Their single "Like a G6" featuring singer Dev hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and on iTunes as well in late October 2010.[3] Far East Movement also has the distinction of being the first Asian-American group to earn a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

The Far*East Movement (also known as FM) is a rapping, songwriting, and music event producing group formed in 2003 in Los Angeles, California, consisting of Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif, and DJ Virman
The original members of Far East Movement, Kevin Nishimura, James Roh and Jae Chung grew up in the Koreatown of Los Angeles, California
They were close companions in high school and shared a passion in music together
They promoted their music online and began performing at local clubs and events in Los Angeles
In 2001, they began their musical career with the name "Emcee's Anonymous"
However, they later changed it to Far East Movement, originating from a song that they produced and titled as "The Far East Movement"
In February 2010, Far East Movement signed a major record deal with Cherrytree Records, a subsidiary of Interscope Records
Progressing further along in the same year, the group supported Robyn and Kelis on their double headlining tour along with Dan Black, in addition to being announced as the opening act of Lady Gaga's tour on the Japanese leg of The Monster Ball Tour
FM has been working with the Stereotypes and artists such as Jin Tha MC, Bruno Mars, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Rob, Baby Bash, Natalia Kills, One Block Radius, LMFAO, The Cataracs, Space Cowboy, The Paradiso Girls, MURS, Hyper Crush, Ya Boy, One Republic, Lil Jon, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, and Jump Smokers

 

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Like A G6
Rocketeer (feat. Ryan Tedder)

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