Good News from Siti
Pop Queen Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza recently dropped a new single called ‘Basyirah’ (which means “good news” in Arabic). With lyrics that reflect the current situation and our hopes for a better future, Siti’s delivery is heart-rending and full of emotions on this one.
Art for Apom!
Local brand Apom!, known for its cool and quirky t-shirts and Malaysiana memorabilia, is making an open call to all Malaysians to collaborate. It’s easy, just tag #apomadatalent on your videos, drawings, designs, painting and photos, and they will be in touch. Good luck!
Homegirl Yuna did us proud again with her wonderful appearance on Asia Rising Forever online fundraising concert. The gig featured some 20 acts from 11 countries and was organised by 88rising, a hip-hop collective and music label that aims to promote Asian artistes in the US. Check out Yuna’s cover of Post Malone and Swae Lee’s ‘Sunshine’ here.
‘Manap Karaoke’ is Open for Business
Initially scheduled for a cinematic release, Mamat Khalid’s latest film ‘Manap Karaoke’ has now skipped the theatres, and is available on Astro First. The beginning of a new norm for local films?
This Week’s New Music
Alternative outfit Here Comes July has released their latest single, ‘Juwita’, appropriately on Mother’s Day. Recorded during the first phase of this MCO period, it’s a surprisingly sweet Jazz-infused tune that should make the ladies go cair.