Ordinary Guy (Afro-Filipino): An Interview with Joe Bataan

By Tyrone Nagai and Joe Bataan

As part of Asian American Literary Review’s Mixed Race Initiative, Joe Bataan spoke to Tyrone Nagai about his life and career as the Afro-Filipino “King of Latin Soul” music. Video animation and editing were done by Anel Aguilar. Interview and research assistance was provided by Nelson Nagai. The songs “Ordinary Guy (Afro-Filipino),” “Mestizo,” “Aftershower Funk,” and “Latin Strut” are used with permission from Joe Bataan.

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