Bangerang! Lost boy Dante Basco is an actor, writer, director, and voice actor known for such iconic roles as Rufio in Hook and the voice of Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender. He chats with us about growing up in the golden era of Hip-Hop as a breakdancer and moving to LA to pursue acting with his family (2:40). The pursuit and difficulty of sustained success in Hollywood as an Asian-American Actor (12:07). Growing up in Paramount, CA and attending Orange County School of the Arts (18:00). Mentoring and creating opportunities for young Asian-American talent (22:40). The interconnectedness of the Hip-Hop and Acting communities in the 90’s (24:14). His directorial debut and working with his siblings on his new film (35:56). Making a name for himself as a voice actor as Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender (40:36) The difference of being rich, famous, and successful in Hollywood and how being authentic can make an impact (45:50). Being a student of new media and the distinction between different types of entertainment (48:50). Check out his new book from “Rufio to Zuko” available now!