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VS: What is your real name and how did you come up with your
Asia 4: Cardin Nguyen, Evan Le, Spencer Nguyen, James Nguyen.
VS: What was your birthday ?
Asia 4: Cardin Nguyen: November 11 – Evan Le: June 27 – Spencer: July 16 – James
Nguyen: October 20.
VS: Where were you born and where did you grow up? What high school did you
Asia 4: Cardin – Saigon, highschool in Houston, TX – Evan – Detroit, MI –
highschool in OC – Spencer & James – Da Nang, VN – school in OC
VS: When did you come to the US, where did you first live and where are you
living now ?
Asia 4: Cardin – late 80s in Houston Texas. Currently residing in OC Evan –
Born in Detroit, MI, currently residing in OC Spencer & James – OC
VS: Are there any musician(s) in your familỷ
Asia 4:Cardin – Father is musician/composer Dinh Huan
VS: How and where did you learn to sing ? Did you get encouragement from familỷ
Asia 4:Cardin – singing in choir
VS: When did you start your musical career and how?
Asia 4:Cardin – sent demo to Sy Dan at Asia (please refer to bio)
VS: Are you influenced by any kind of music or musician(s)? Vietnamese or
Foreign? What type of music you love best?
Asia 4:Yes we listen to a variety of music: hip hop, rap, ballads, etc….
VS: What is your source of inspiration?
Asia 4:The people and things in our lifes, like love/hate relationships,
VS: What was your most memorable performance ?
Asia 4:Carthage, Missouri 2001, there were 60 000 screaming fans, it was an
VS: Do you get involved with any other type of arts or performance outside of
Asia 4:Evan – painting and drawing
VS: What kind of fan contact do you have ? Do you receive letter? Do fans come
talk to you after concert etc. …
Asia 4:- fan mails (snail mail and emails), gifts…etc. – yes when we sell our
CDs during concerts our fans come out and take pictures with us, etc
VS: How would someone contact yoủ Do you surf the Internet and if yes, do you
have an E-mail ađress and can it be published?
Asia 4:We can be contacted via our website:
http://www.asia4.net We have
several areas on the website to submit your questions to the group or
individually and as well as a feedback section to express your opinion on what
we have done or what you want to seẹ We also check our fansbook and the
Envisage forum frequently to see what the fans think of us.
VS: What do you like doing in your free time outside of singing?
Asia 4:We like to do things like other people our ages…hanging out with
friends and family, movies, sports (basketball, baseball, golf, etc.),
dancing…and of course sleeping…hehẹ.can never get enough of that.
VS: Any favorite food and drink ?
Asia 4: Cardin – Pho, anything sweet like Che Evan – Mi Ga Quay Spencer – Pizza
James – Anything Italian
VS: Any project in terms on CD, video, concert in the next 6 months ?
Asia 4:We are currently working on our next solo album which will be finished
and released by August 2002.
Our next video shoots is in May and we have several concert bookings all
scheduled out for the next 6 months. Please check our website for the lastest
news about what we are up tọ
VS: Of all the places you have appeared for performance, is there any place you
likes best and would like to go back ? And why ?
Asia 4:We like all the places wéve performed at. As long as there are a lot of
screaming girls, we are happỵ.. hehẹ. j/k…. and we wouldnt mind going back
to those places again. We love our experiences in Carthage, Missouri last year (
Ngay Thanh Mau 2001)… It was an awesome experiencẹ
VS: Any goals you want to accomplish in the future ?
Asia 4:To get the Vietnamese music to be recognized by other Asian American
groups and to be recognized and appreciated for our hard work in getting therẹ
VS: Is your singing career a full-time career or do you have any side business ?
How do you find the time, do you have to sacrifice anything to pursue singing ?
Cardin – It is basically a full time career as well as going to Collegẹ I want
to make a difference through my music.
Evan – College and singing
Spencer – Engineering and singing
James – Dr. of chiropractor and singing
It takes a good deal of time management to deal with everything going on in our
lives. We have a fixed schedule though so we all try to keep it no matter what.
For example, our practices are the same time and place 3 times a week unless one
of us cant make it, then it will be cancelled.
VS: Vietnamese entertainers often have to endure untrue and malicious rumours.
How do you deal with them ?
Asia 4:We dont worry about thosẹ People can say what they want to say, we
cant stop them. Only we and our close friends and families knows the truth. We
just live to make the most of our life and dont get bogged down by untrue
accusations. We dont have the time or energy to deal with every single comment
and it seems if you comment back on something, there is always someone else to
counter that…so basically, its not worth it.
VS: We often heard about pirate CDs and Videos but we have never actually seen
them. Is it really wide-spread and are you personally affected by it ?
Asia 4: We have heard about it but we encourage our fans to support us by
purchasing the original CDs and videos.
VS: If you get to choose a partner to sing a duet, who would you like and why ?
Asia 4:We would like the opportunity to sing with many peoplẹ So far we have
only done a duet with Trish in the song " I Never Knew".
VS: Please give us the names of 3 of your most requested and successful songs.
Why Lie to Me
I Dont Need Your Love
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