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.