James Reid is one of the Asian artists featured in a livestream event that aims to aid in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the xenophobia affecting Asian communities during the ongoing crisis.
Dubbed the IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble, the eight-hour event will stream live on Amazon Music’s Twitch channel at 2 p.m. PST (5 a.m. in Philippine time) on Saturday, May 30.
The event features special guests Andrew Yang, Sung Kang, E-Man, Rei Ami, Kelly Hu, Jeremy Lin, Prabal Gurung, and Rupi Kaur, among others. Meanwhile, other performers include Agnez Mo, Dumbfoundead, Hyolyn, H1GR MUSIC, P-Lo, MILCK, Vanness Wu, Year of the Ox, Yultron, and Yuna.
IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble | May 30 | 2PM PST | Our communities passion to HELP and our need to be HEARD. Announcing a livestream relief event we have been organizing with community leaders called IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble - 8hour livestreaming event to unite Asian artists/ leaders from around the world for the fight against COVID19 and the xenophobia affecting Asian communities. All proceeds from the event will benefit the @unitedway for their efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak by providing protective gear, food, disinfection + sanitization, financial support in certain areas. The hashtag #OURIDENTITY will be promoted throughout the event bringing a unified awareness to this movement! presented by @transparentfeed @goldhouseco @amazonmusic @pacbridgearts and XRM Media , featuring this incredible list hosts/ artists / presenters/ companies who have donated their time and love to this event @andrewyang2020 @sungkangsta @dumbfoundead @rupikaur_ @djeman @rei.ami @kellyhu and performers and special guests @agnezmo @alex.tbh @ballistik_fext @cehryl @wavycolde @daboyway @thaitanium @zomanno @jayflowsik @h1ghrmusic @jparkitrighthere @younghotyellow94 @ph1boyyy @g_theprince @woodie_gochild @xhyolynx @james @flizzow @juliawu94 @kevinoh_ @lyricsborn @mflo_official @verbal_ambush @takudj @maliibumiitch @brandtorange @milckmusic @o0omiso0o @miyavi_ishihara @msftz_official @thisisnisha @ozifp @phumviphurit @p_lo @dj_raiden_ @raisa6690 @diphabarus @therajakumari @saticamusic @shawnwasabi @sokodomo @justsuboi @vannesswu @officialyox @yultron @yuna @jlin7 @kinjaz @therealphilliplim @prabalgurung @wongfupro @ronnychieng @ISAtv and MANY MORE. streaming live on Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel www.Twitch.tv/AmazonMusic on Saturday, May 30 at 2pm PST
All proceeds from the event will benefit United Way, a non-profit organization based in Virginia that aims to “fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community”, particularly its efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing protective gear, food, disinfection and sanitation, and financial support in certain areas.