Far East Movement

by ethnic on January 3, 2011

Birth Name:
*Virman Coquia (DJ Virman)
*Kevin Nishimura (Kev Nish)
*James Roh (Prohgress)

Date of Birth:
*January 24, 1974 (DJ Virman)
*January 12, 1984 (Kev Nish)
*January 14, 1984 (Prohgress)

*Filipino (DJ Virman)
*Japanese, Chinese (Kev Nish)
*Korean (Prohgress)

Far East Movement is an American hip hop and electronic music, from Los Angeles, made up of Asian-American members. They are known for their track Like a G6. One of the members, Prohgress, has stated:

As a part of the music game, people don’t give Asian-Americans a chance off the bat… So we try to build with everybody to like our music.

J-Splif (Jae Choung) was previously a member of the group. He is of Korean descent.

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Mixed Kidd April 4, 2018 at 10:05 am

You forgot to add J-Splif.

Mixed Kidd April 4, 2018 at 10:06 am

Never mind; he’s not in the group anymore.

madman April 3, 2018 at 11:50 am

J Splif is no longer a member.

Birth Name:
Kevin Nishimura (Kev Nish)
James Roh (Prohgress)
Virman Coquia (DJ Virman)

Date of Birth:
January 12, 1984 (Kev Nish)
January 14, 1984 (Prohgress)
January 24, 1974 (DJ Virman)

*Japanese, Chinese (Kev Nish)
*Korean (Prohgress)
*Filipino (DJ Virman)

fukyou April 19, 2015 at 11:02 am

Why are they listed as one entry…?

ethnic April 19, 2015 at 7:59 pm

I think they are more well known as a group and relativity unknown as individuals at this point in their careers but if that changes I will give them individual profiles.

Ahmed March 21, 2012 at 9:23 am

they all look the same LOL

me October 17, 2012 at 9:56 pm


ETHAN February 15, 2011 at 9:02 am

Prohgress – Korean
J-Splif – Korean
Kev Nish – Japanese/Chinese
DJ Virman – Filipino


Check out any article when they are actually interview and you’ll confirm this.

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