Listen: Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month 2022 Playlist | Curated with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)

To celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month, we asked Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) to help us curate a playlist featuring their favorite AANHPI artists. This collaborative playlist includes a diverse, genre and generation spanning array of musical talent that comes recommended by Caucus members and some of our own favorites too. Listen to the playlist on your favorite streaming service, and join us in celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month!



Playlist curated in cooperation with members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

  • Chair Judy Chu: “Fight For You” by H.E.R.
  • Sen. Mazie Hirono: “Henehene Kou Aka” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • Rep. Grace Meng & Rep. Linda Sanchez: “Growing Up” by The Linda Lindas
  • Rep. Mark Takano: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal: “mohabbat” by Arooj Aftab
  • Rep. Andy Kim: “Bach Suite #1” performed by Yo-Yo Ma
  • Rep. Ami Bera: “Sunrise” by Norah Jones
  • Rep. Susie Lee: “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars
  • Rep. Pete Aguilar: “Be Sweet” by Japanese Breakfast
  • Rep. Barbara Lee: “Old School Funk” by Trace Repeat
  • Rep. Suzanne Bonamici: “The Body is a Blade” by Japanese Breakfast; and, “Big Sweater” by Isabeau Waia’u Walker
  • DiMA Favorites
    • “Monsters” by Run River North
    • “if i go” by sundial
    • “Bindis and Bangles” by Raja Kumari
    • “24 Hours” by Yuna
    • “Wrap Me Up” by Jhene Aiko

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