NEW MUSIC: JESSICA SANCHEZ | US
American Idol season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez released a new song, “Us,” to call attention to an increase in hate crimes against Asian American people. In the accompanying music video Mark Cuban and Ne-yo, Patrick Starrr, Liane V, Black Eyed Peas’ Apl.de.ap, and many others showing support for Asian Americans affected by racism and hate crimes. Her goal is to promote unity among those affected by racism and hate crimes. “People are actually taking a moment to acknowledge what is going on and using their voice as well to spread awareness,” Jessica Sanchez told NBC 7. “So it makes me really, really happy.”
In addition to her new song, Jessica will be starring in a feature film scheduled to be filmed in Los Angeles and the Philippines starting July 1st, 2021. The film portrays a Filipina nurse in a COVID-19 pandemic who struggles with anxiety and decides to sing to patients to help them heal through their wounds. The film is written and directed by Chris Soriano, who is scheduled to release “Zeus” film about an Asian American boxer who faces hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic.