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Hollis Wong-Wear is a poet, performer, songwriter, and community advocate who lives between Seattle, WA, and Los Angeles. She is the lead vocalist of the Seattle-based electronic R&B trio The Flavr Blue, and was GRAMMY nominated for Album of the Year for her vocal performance of “White Walls” on The Heist by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
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Proclaimation Against The patriarchy

i wrote + performed this poem for the Shout Your Abortion: Stomp the Patriarchy Ball at Washington Hall in Seattle on September 10. this is dedicated to the people and providers that fight for affordable, accessible healthcare & reproductive justice for all....

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“HOW WAS TOUR?!”

In the last two weeks, unwinding from the eight-show run that The Flavr Blue embarked upon with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis this past June, I’ve had a pat answer for the folks who inquire "HOW WAS TOUR?!": “it was great!”… sometimes...

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White Privilege II

After over a year of dialogue, connections, trial-and-error creativity, reflection, listening, and an insane amount of word documents, an artistic process now known as "White Privilege II" is now out, alive, and kicking in the world.   I have worked with Ben...

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The Flavr Blue Releases New Love Notes EP!

After over a year of love lost, love gained, countless shows, and a whole lot of soul-searching and late nights in the studio, I am ever-so-proud to present my band The Flavr Blue’s latest project, the Love Notes EP. Every project...

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Oh Say Can You See & Me

Tomorrow, I will take the stage at the Brooks Running PR Invitational, a national competition of high school students who are at the top of their events in track and field, at Renton Memorial Stadium and perform "The National Anthem."...

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My Grammy Dream Team

 Photos by Eleanor Stills    Nina, Jane, Me, Sandy, Ronyda. Viet girl glamour squad. STARRING!!!! THE DRESS: MARK MITCHELL Mark is my next-door neighbor and the husband to the amazing DJ El Toro on KEXP. We only recently started hanging out neighbor-status, but I was already well...

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The Hi-His! of the End of 2013

Hey friends! I haven't blogged in f-o-r-e-v-e-r and so much has happened since I have. Surprise, I'm on a plane! The only place I can find peace… Before I launch into my journey to the Grammys (!!!) and my amazing week in...

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In My Dream & The Birth of the Flavr

I’m pleased as punch to present the latest music video I’m featured in “In My Dream” by The Flavr Blue. This is our third single and video (check out “FxF” and “Hideaway” here) but actually, the very first Flavr Blue song...

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White Walls! Behind the Scenes Photos & Heartfelt Thanks!

It’s out!!! Posse's on Broadway I am excited, maybe slightly terrified, but all together so proud that the “White Walls” video is HERE! After working production on two Macklemore and Ryan Lewis videos – “Wings” and “Thrift Shop” – it was definitely...