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Metro Cover Story

September 28, 2016 at 11:48PM

Be sure to grab your copy of the latest issue of Metro. Jason Tom is the cover featured story. Now on newsstands until Friday, September 30th.

Rhythm And Moves

June 9, 2015 at 07:20PM

Featured in the Star Advertiser Today Section, "Rhythm And Moves."


Jason Tom says beatboxing improves his cardio, lungs and strength. “When I beatbox I’m using my whole entire body. … It can be an interesting way to train.”

Rhythm And Moves

For Chinatown’s Jason Tom, beatboxing is a whole-body workout
By Nina Wu


Ask Jason Tom what he does for a workout and it’s not your typical routine of running or weightlifting.

Tom, 32, is a professional beatboxer. He already has a thin frame, but he swears the beatboxing — a form of vocal percussion — works his core and keeps him toned throughout the year.

“If I were to break it down, singing uses the diaphragm,” said Tom. “So when I practice, I’m taking deep breaths with my diaphragm, and whe…

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Honolulu Advertiser Videoshoot

February 12, 2011 at 05:56AM

Here is reminiscing one of my favorite local newspapers the Honolulu Advertiser (now known as the Star Advertiser). Here was a video shoot taken in a freight elevator for an exclusive TGIF Metromix cover feature. It was a ton of fun with no script and one take.



Photoshoot




Metromix Honolulu cover feature




Photo & video by Andrew Shimabuku
Cover feature by Tracy Chan

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Honolulu native Jason Tom, Hawaiʻi's Human Beatbox, is an American award-winning master beatboxer, TEDx presenter and author of the Jason Tom Music, Hip Hop And Faith Life Blog that boasts 2 million views by 1.9 million unique visitors and adoring readers like you from around the world. "Quality over quantity." 

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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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I want to thank those of you who are reading and commenting on my new blog series called \
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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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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