"Haha, fuck yeah!”
Charlie Chan (22, Junior Digital Media Associate) has been going through an identity crisis during 2020. Instead of travelling this summer to Bali and living it up with the boys in Seminyak, booking lavish villas and acting a fool at beach clubs, he’s been stuck at home with his parents. “Now I’ve got zero Hinge content, zero personality, and zero matches. I need to shake things up somehow..” “I need to do something drastic. Maybe I should pick up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, start a TikTok account… or get a tattoo!!” The Native’s culture guru Jimmy Casino called Charlie on Zoom,...
“No. US dollar unstable.”
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING BOUT THE YAP NATIVE
I’m in this post and I don’t like it
Andrew Kim, Sydney
Fix your typos, it’s really jarring to read your articles
Stephanie Ngo, Melbourne
Please take this post down
Some PR manager from Meat and Wine Co
The YAP Native, The Native or TYN was formed in the spring of 2016 when four friends suppressed by the corporate ladder decided they’d had enough.
“Let’s start a nightclub…for Asians” said the eccentric friend, Jimmy Casino.
“Nah that’s so 2012. let’s get into the fashion industry” said the cultured friend, Jenny Zhang. “We can sell subscription boxes”
“Also been done” came in the Indian friend, Goannadeep Singh.
Before Goanadeep could pitch a Tandoori chicken burger pop-up store, the socially awkward friend, Ignatius Chan, finally spoke up.
“W-what about a newspaper?”
With no experience in journalism, a skill that falls under the arts in the eyes of the community, the quartet went all in.
Introducing our first ever merch:
Piggybacking off the success of others, they’ve covered some huge stories for humankind like Asa Akira and the really expensive date which turned Rich Brian Poor.