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Freelance Brand Waikiki

September 26, 2013 at 02:22PM

Earlier this week I cruised with the Freelance Brand fam (shout out to model Keshia Mieko) after a performance and @honozooloo snapped photos of us in Waikiki. I'm laced with Freelance's brand new Plumeria 5 panel leather bill (with an original Aloha olioli underbill, only 50 made), black on black hoody, and red backpack. The other new addition is the raw denim snapback with three interchangeable patches. You can get your's at Sera's Surf and Shore (Ala Moana Shopping Center), iKandy Hawaii, 88 Tees, and more. While out in Waikiki, Whoop and I also did a spontaneous video for Instagram here. #freelancebrand #freelancefam

 

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Trilogy II

July 8, 2012 at 05:34PM




Apex x Loft In Space present
Trilogy II: Hawaii's Premier Street Culture Event

APEX x LOFT IN SPACE present
TRILOGY II
Hawaii's Premier Street Culture Event
Saturday, July 28, 2012

5:00PM to 10:30PM at Fresh Cafe

B-Boy Crew Battle
$300 Cash Prize

All Style Crew Battle
$300 Cash Prize

MC Battle
$100 Cash Prize

Lowrider Car Hop
$150 Cash Prize Per Category

Lowrider Bike Show
Trophies

Blackbook Battle
$100 In Prizes

4th Annual House Dance Hawaii Freestyle Contest
$100 Cash Prize
Brought to you by Soulgasm Hawaii

Hosted by Big Mox

Spinning
DJ Une - Mighty4
DJ Revise - Murder Mainstream

Also Enjoy
Local Vendors
Photo Booth
Live Art!!!
Free Giveaways!!!

LIVE Performances:
Creed Chameleon (back in Hawaii!)
Different Definition
Moshen
Jason Tom
and more!

A porti…

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Up To Date

August 28, 2011 at 08:37AM

Here's an update from my last entry and more, the TEDx Honolulu 2011 "It's About Time" conference have officially rescheduled and relocated. It is now on 11.1.11 (Tuesday, November 1st, 2011) at the Cupola Theater, 2nd floor of the Honolulu Design Center. Be sure to apply to attend for a possible invitation, limited to 100 guests for a live experience of "ideas worth spreading." Also sponsors interested apply here.


Here is a shout out to Shay, she got A-Profiled by AArisings' Nelson Wong! Incredible! Check her interview out and subscribe to her YouTube.
http://www.aarising.com/content.php?129-YouTube-s-Starlet-Shay-A-Profiled


Anyway, I am thrilled to hit the stage at these upcoming events... 

The 5th Annual Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle and HIstory - Honol…

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APEX 2011

June 23, 2011 at 04:05PM

This Saturday, June 25th from 2pm-10pm the place to be is the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii, behind Washington Intermediate. Freelance Clothing presents APEX. All ages welcome and portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii. All for a good cause. Hosted by Mox, fashion show, free makeover for the ladies, PS3 Battle Arena, vendor booths, live art, tons of free giveaways, crew vs crew All Style and BBoy battles, MC battle, Blackbook, live performances by Jason Tom, Krystiles, BlessDChil, Ill Hill Society, Dancers Unlimited, Moshen and more. Check flyer below for more info. $15 at the door, $5 under age 12, $5 BGCH members.

Follow up from last blog entry on the Big Boys And MMA Hawaii Expo.
Shout out to Freelance Clothing, Chelsie and Chase, S…

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Father's Day Weekend

June 21, 2011 at 08:20PM

What a productive last week and Father's Day weekend. It was anticipated on my calendar to be an intense week. On Thursday I taught 2 summer school classes early in the morning on the history and culture of beatboxing. Several students there remember when I performed at the school they graduated from several weeks prior. Before I came home from that adventure TEDxHonolulu uploaded and tagged me to their June auditions photo. That was when folks on Facebook made their voice heard. I want to thank Kitty for being the trend setter that she is and everyone who submitted "Jason Tom" to be a potential TEDxHonolulu presenter on 11.11.11 11.1.11. You can still nominate a potential presenter for 11.11.11 11.1.11 with "ideas worth spreading" for a total of two upcoming July au…

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The First Annual Great Hawaiian Lunchwagon Festival

April 8, 2011 at 06:11PM

It's on! I am doing 2 shows this Saturday, April 9th.

2FLip Productions and Noh Foods present the First Annual Great Hawaiian Lunchwagon Festival at the Kakaako Waterfront Parking Lot, 10AM-4PM. You will be able to find me at the Freelance Clothing booth and at 1:30pm things will be kicked off for the "Freelance Power Hour" featuring performances by the Freelance Fam (Jason Tom, Beat Rock Krew, Erika Arriba, Whoop Arriba, Kidsolo, etc.).

Admission to the festival is free and a portion of the proceeds from food sales will benefit the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center.

Lunchwagons:
+Big Local Tita
+Bombuchaz
+Joe Aloha Catering
+Kazu's Lunchwagon
+Koi Catering
+Manaia Lobster
+Melt
+Maharlika
+One Local Stop
+Ono To Go
+Sanso's
+Simply Ono
+Summer's Lava Dogs
+Tacos Vincente
+Why…

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Coming up!

April 2, 2011 at 11:27PM

One of the most frequently asked question is when and where are Jason Tom's next performances. So here is the low down for April on where you can catch him.

April 3rd is Beachfront Aloha For Japan at the Pacific Beach Hotel, 4pm-8:30pm, "Love & Aloha" For Tsunami Victim in Japan featuring
Bruce Shimabukuro
Jason Tom
Johnny Helm

Palani Vaughan & The King’s Own
Jeremy Hirokawa
Greg Gabaylo
Leo Mitamura

Then April 9th, the Great Hawaiian Lunch Wagon Festival at the Kakaako Waterfront Parking Lot, 10AM-4pm. Freelance Clothing will be there along with the Freelance Fam, Beat Rock Krew and Jason Tom with performances.


April 15th, Busekrus "This Is Real" CD Release Party at Hawaiian Brian's Billiards, 8pm, All Ages. featuring
Busekrus
Pimpbot
Disaster Kit
A Sedated Nation
Jason Tom

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Pray for Japan

March 15, 2011 at 07:11AM

My prayers goes out to Japan! I know that recent current events is affecting many of us one way or another. Relief efforts are being worked on as I type on the Hawaii end. Hawaii also had tsunami warning sirens go off like crazy last week and a lot is happening.

Life of a beatboxer does not stop though and as tough as it is I needed to follow through with my pre-engagements. On Saturday, March 12th at 8:00AM HST I was invited weeks in advance to guest judge the Worldwide Ventrilo Beatbox Battle on VentBBX.com. Congratulations to Slurp of Norway on winning that Ventrilo Beatbox Battle! Early in my career I've worked with Norway rapper TKB, but I have not heard from him in years. Then on Sunday I performed for Lola-Palooza for the newly turned 1-year-old Lola and fell u…

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HAT Party

November 15, 2010 at 05:05PM

A while back Hawaii-Aloha Travel's Bruce Fisher, whom I first met during the TEDx Honolulu 2009 conference and reunited with at the [Re]Think: Hawaii 2010 conference, invited me to open for Makana at HAT's Annual Appreciation Party. I was impressed about the thought put into how they made the program for guests look like airplane travel tickets. I'm a dork for that, because I love travel. After my solo set... Makana and I reunited on stage closer to the end of his set with Gerardo Velez (percussionist for Jimi Hendrix & more). It was truly an honor to be part of  HAT's Party filled with fun as well as laughter and my overall impression is that Bruce is an amazing boss for his HAT agents. I mentioned to Bruce that I experienced the best crowd for my "Boom Clap Boom B…

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Hawaiian Girls Official Music Video

November 12, 2010 at 09:57PM

The Jason Tom "On The Beat" T-Shirt is having a life of its own by making a cameo appearance in TTYM's "Hawaiian Girls" music video directed by Wild Will. Jeffrey James of TTYM is sporting "On The Beat" in the music video.

Download the "Hawaiian Girls" single on iTunes and CDBaby.

 

TTYM - Hawaiian Girls (official music video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_iqDF7ZMsw

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Mighty4 Arts Hawaii Foundation Fundraiser

June 24, 2010 at 02:02PM

For those who attended APEX (presented by Freelance Clothing & Mighty4) a while back they might've spotted this flyer or poster teaser:

This July 3rd fundraiser event is for the Mighty4 Arts Hawaii Foundation and it is dedicated in the memory of High Chief XL (Walter). Walter has touched many lives including mine and he was one of the first that I've met at the Mai Tai Bar of the Ala Moana Shopping Center when I first started out performing the beatbox back in 2004 and he encouraged me to keep it going with the beatbox. The last I saw Walter was not more than a few weeks before the APEX event when he was bouncing at Next Door for a Broadcast event. If you were at least somewhat part of the Hawaii nightlife then you probably had your ID checked by Walter at one …

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APEX 2010

June 10, 2010 at 05:20PM


The Rise Up Hawaii team and I will be at APEX 2010 this Saturday at Fresh Cafe. This EVENT is going to be EPIC and it will be FUN for everyone. For the ladies and the fellas. ALL AGES!


Freelance & Mighty4 presents:

APEX 2010
***AN OFFICIAL FREELANCE FREESHIRT EVENT***

Sat June 12th @ 4:30p-10:30p
Fresh Cafe (Queen St)
$10 presale -- FIRST 200 PEOPLE TO PURCHASE PRESALE TICKETS WILL RECEIVE A FREE LIMITED EDITION SHIRT!!!

***LAST DAY TO GET YOUR PRE-SALE TICKETS WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9TH!***

General Admission - $12 at the door
12years old and under - $5 at the door

*** CREW ON CREW Bboy Battle (Max 8 CREWS)
*** CREW ON CREW All Style Battle (Max 8 CREWS)
*** MC Battle (Max 16 EMCEES)
***BLACK BOOK BATTLE!
*** LIVE ART!
Special Tribute to the CLASS OF 2010 GRADS!
Cash Prizes! …

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Great work Jason! Keep striving towards your goals and giving thanks to the one above. You got this bro!

I think this character is brilliant and quintessentially Hawaiian too. Plus geckos are awesome.:-)

nice☺︎i like it.
you have a lot of special gifts.
you should come to japan.and do some shows!

Looks good bro... I like it
Your character very characteristic

Very cool Tom I Injoy reading ur story very inspirational ; Love ur character should make t- shirts for ur logo character n if u do; I want one lol.. Man I so attempted​ to come back to Hawaii for a few weeks in the summer.. Anyway Tom all I could said just keep doing all the wonderful things u doing is all in the name of Jesus Almighty God.. So with this said want to wish u an amazing Bless Healthy Happy Thanksgiving.. God Bless..

Thanks Jason for sharing ur videos. I enjoy seeing you throughout the community doing ur thing. Hawaii has a lot of talented people. I especially like seeing the smiles of the children on stage with you. God bless you brother!

Thank you for honoring our Veterans and for sharing your stories. I want to thank my dad for serving in the 442nd.

Awesome! What a great blog. Mahalo to all our veterans, we are grateful for your service! And Thanks Jason for all u do! So cool to see all the keiki learning how to beatbox. Keep up the good work! Much luv and respect!

MaHaLo for sharing awesome stories Jason

I like the ones where you collaborate with people! Skill Roy 19, 4, 20, and 3!

Excellent post @jasontom! Paying homage to those who paved the way for us, your personal family members and or veterans. As well as teaching and building the next generation. You show love and respect to both the past and present. Keep doing what you're doing Jason Tom!

Wow you have so many awesome videos!!! I love all your performances:-) You always ROCK!!!

Nice bro, keep being you, and keep inspiring!

Wow you are all over the place!! My favorite is when you throw the hat!!!
I also like the way you moonwalk, you make it your own its more like moon-running!!

Awesome! Always out performing, sharing the art of our communities talent and passion to beatbox.

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Pro beatboxer, speaker and author of the Jason Tom Music, Hip Hop And Faith Life Blog that boasts 2 million views by 1.8 million unique visitors.

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Happy Veterans Day! Let us honor our Veterans who served in our United States Armed Forces in Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard not just today, but for all the days throughout our calendar year. We honor and respect you brave men and women for your service. Thank you Veterans for your service!
My performance at the Tantra Album Party is dedicated in loving memory of Sandra Li. Sandra, you are greatly missed. I miss you Sandra!
Happy birthday to you Jake Shimabukuro. Can you believe it Jake? That exactly 11 years ago on your birthday, we did this performance pictured here together that today I still run into people who were there that night that speak about it. In fact, last night I ran into someone who just talked to me about our performance. It is regarded as a fan favorite for sure. Earlier this year, I reunited with another fan of ours who also caught this performance of ours 11 years ago. Can you believe it? Incredible right? When the season is right, let's do another in the near Jake. Enjoy your show tonight as you are with my buddy Jody Kamisato, and Honoka and Azita. Keep up the great work Jake! Love you brother!
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To be intentional with Father God is to be intimate with God the Son and to be counseled by God the Holy Spirit. When I decided to get intentional with Jesus is when the devil's plan of destruction over my life failed. Had the devil's plans succeeded last year I would not be alive to write my first faith blog post today, literally, and this past October 24th marked my ninth year intentional walk with Father God. The devil flunked the course when Jesus rescued and avenged me. Jesus is our avenger. Jesus is our way maker. We can overcome by the blood of the Lamb and by the Word of our testimony: http://jasontom.com/entries/faith/nine-year-walk-with-god
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Go Owls! Whoooo! On my way to teach my beatboxing student Rease who attends Mid-Pacific Institute I crossed the path of my student's fans and they stopped me for us to take this amazing group photo of our's. Also this week Rease got voted by his peers and classmates to perform for their school's talent show. I will be there to support Rease. Five years prior to teaching Rease, I performed for his school's students his current grade now at Mid-Pacific Institute and today those same students remember me and are currently high school seniors. I recently ran into these seniors and it was rewarding to reunite with them since when.

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