Filipino-American rapper Ruby Ibarra was four years old when she moved with her family from Tacloban city in the Philippines to San Francisco, the US, and from early on hip hop inspired her.

Filipino-American rapper on her hip hop roots, idol Eminem, immigrant story and challenging female stereotypes

  • Ruby Ibarra was four years old when she moved with her family from the Philippines to San Lorenzo, California, and from early on hip hop inspired her
  • Her unapologetic songs deal with immigration and how Asian-American women are seen as dainty and voiceless – a stereotype she intends to change
Topic |   Music

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Filipino-American rapper Ruby Ibarra was four years old when she moved with her family from Tacloban city in the Philippines to San Francisco, the US, and from early on hip hop inspired her.
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Two years after admitting to sexual misconduct with female comedians and associates, comedian Louis C.K. is back on tour, with a series of dates in the US and overseas. Photo: Handout

Louis C.K.’s comeback tour: a post-#MeToo performance that is not looking for redemption

  • Two years after admitting to sexual misconduct with female comedians and associates, Louis C.K. is back on tour, with dates in the US and overseas
  • The American comedian is sticking to his abrasive style, while appealing to an audience that’s exhausted with public shaming
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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Two years after admitting to sexual misconduct with female comedians and associates, comedian Louis C.K. is back on tour, with a series of dates in the US and overseas. Photo: Handout
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