Celebrity News – Hype Malaysia https://hype.my Malaysia's Latest News, Trends and Entertainment Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:44:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 https://hype.my/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/cropped-hype-ico3-32x32.png Celebrity News – Hype Malaysia https://hype.my 32 32 57889494 Swedish-Lebanese Religious Singer Maher Zain Returns To Malaysia For A Tour https://hype.my/2018/160533/swedish-lebanese-religious-singer-maher-zain-returns-to-malaysia-for-a-tour/ https://hype.my/2018/160533/swedish-lebanese-religious-singer-maher-zain-returns-to-malaysia-for-a-tour/#respond Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:01:24 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160533 Swedish-Lebanese R&B singer Maher Zain is finally coming back to Malaysia after more than 2 years! Bersatu’s chief strategist Dr. Rais Hussin will be bringing the religious singer to Malaysia, he confirmed it on his Twitter. The politician teased on his Twitter with a mysterious silhouette, but many fans managed to figure out the clue before he officially confirmed it. […]

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Swedish-Lebanese R&B singer Maher Zain is finally coming back to Malaysia after more than 2 years! Bersatu’s chief strategist Dr. Rais Hussin will be bringing the religious singer to Malaysia, he confirmed it on his Twitter.

The politician teased on his Twitter with a mysterious silhouette, but many fans managed to figure out the clue before he officially confirmed it. Dr. Rais even replied to Maher Zain’s tweet, saying that he look forward to seeing the singer’s in Malaysia, to which the singer replied, “Likewise, looking forward as well!” 

According to Dr. Rais, Maher Zain will be in Malaysia for a tour where he will be performing 4 concerts and 1 charity concert. However, the dates for the tour have yet to be revealed.

Maher Zain who is known for songs like “For The Rest of My Life”, “Insha Allah”, “The Chosen One”, “Barakah Allahu Lakuma”, and more, is no stranger to Malaysia. He last performed in Malaysia in 2016 to promote his 3rd album, “One”.

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Having performed at numerous sold-out concert, the 37-year-old singer is the biggest Arab Muslim artist on Facebook with close to 26 million followers on Facebook. In Malaysia, he was the most googled artist in 2010 and has the highest selling album in the country during that year too!

Stay tuned on this space for more updates!

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Vic Chou’s Wife To Take Legal Action Against Husband’s Fans https://hype.my/2018/160518/vic-chous-wife-to-take-legal-action-against-husbands-fans/ https://hype.my/2018/160518/vic-chous-wife-to-take-legal-action-against-husbands-fans/#respond Mon, 22 Oct 2018 05:38:53 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160518 Some fans can get pretty aggressive when it comes to their favourite idol, especially hardcore fans. This can sometimes affect the idol’s loved ones including partner, family and friends. That is what happened to “Meteor Garden” (流星花园)actor Vic Chou’s (周育民) wife Reen Yu (喻虹渊), who have been a victim of cyberbullies even though she and her husband have been […]

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Some fans can get pretty aggressive when it comes to their favourite idol, especially hardcore fans. This can sometimes affect the idol’s loved ones including partner, family and friends.

That is what happened to “Meteor Garden” (流星花园)actor Vic Chou’s (周育民) wife Reen Yu (喻虹渊), who have been a victim of cyberbullies even though she and her husband have been married to each other for more than 3 years.

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The 30-year-old actress shared a lawyer statement on her official Facebook page which listed out the account names of the cyberbullies such as Ivy.lim_, Jessica Winnata, Jessica Zhouu, Jessica Denys, Jessica Ezimore, Jessica Wang, and Lisa Jung to name a few.

According to the statement, the cyberbullies “are likely to be the same individual or a group of individuals” who have been “frequently leaving derogatory comments” on Yu’s web pages.

“These daily posted remarks, which aim at bullying Ms. Yu, are voluminous and pervasive in their scope, and extremely derogatory and slanderous in their contents, which clearly show the authors’ insidious intention to harm Ms. Yu,” the statement read.

The statement continues to reveal that the cyberbullies even go to the extent of taking clips and footages of Yu’s old videos and photos, and include “explicit personal attacks and villainous insults” against her.

The attacks not only have brought emotional distress to the actress but have also affected her family, friends and fans.

“These injurious acts have constituted the criminal offences of disparagement, aggravated libel and defamation, as well as infringement against Ms. Yu’s personal image rights.”

It is said that the bullying began in early September 2018, but Yu has finally decided to take legal action against the cyberbullies, adding that she has “preserved all evidence and intends in due course to file criminal charges with the authorities in taiwan and other pertinent jurisdictions, such as Thailand and other countries and regions.” 

On the other hand, the cyberbully have responded to Yu’s statement after some netizens managed to dig her out. The bully has admitted to her action but didn’t plan on repenting, adding that she is not afraid of Yu’s lawyer letter.

Yu’s husband Vic Chou has yet to respond to these issues.

Source: Drama Panda

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Neelofa Spends Holiday At RM200k Luxurious Undersea Villa In Maldives https://hype.my/2018/160495/neelofa-spends-holiday-at-rm200k-luxurious-undersea-villa-in-maldives/ https://hype.my/2018/160495/neelofa-spends-holiday-at-rm200k-luxurious-undersea-villa-in-maldives/#respond Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:28:10 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160495 “Under the sea, under the sea. Darling it’s better, down where it’s wetter, take it from Nee…lofa!” Well, you can make fun of her fashion all you want, but in the end, the fashion mogul is the one who is having the last laugh. Neelofa recently shared photos of herself going on a holiday in Maldives with […]

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“Under the sea, under the sea. Darling it’s better, down where it’s wetter, take it from Nee…lofa!”

Well, you can make fun of her fashion all you want, but in the end, the fashion mogul is the one who is having the last laugh. Neelofa recently shared photos of herself going on a holiday in Maldives with her sister Ameera Khan and some of her friends.

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The Naelofar hijab founder shared pictures and clips of her experience at the vacation spot, but what got her followers envious the most is that she got to spend the night in the world’s 1st undersea residence, The Muraka.

The undersea villa which is located at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island costs $50,000 per night (approximately RM200,000) before taxes. According to some fans, Neelofa didn’t pay for the room but was sponsored by the hotel.

Though many fans are jealous of Neelofa, they are happy for her at the same time. They think of the 29-year-old fashion entrepreneur as an inspiration and with a lucrative career; hoping that one day they’ll be able to be as successful as her too.

So are y’all jealous of her as well?

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Maya Karin Spends Holiday In Bali With “Avengers” Actor Jeremy Renner https://hype.my/2018/160492/maya-karin-spends-holiday-in-bali-with-avengers-actor-jeremy-renner/ https://hype.my/2018/160492/maya-karin-spends-holiday-in-bali-with-avengers-actor-jeremy-renner/#respond Mon, 22 Oct 2018 02:29:41 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160492 Well no wonder Hawkeye was not in “Avengers: Infinity War”, he went on a holiday with Malaysian actress Maya Karin! Maya Karin has made tons of her followers jealous when she posted photos of her together with Jeremy Renner AKA Hawkeye from “The Avengers” in Bali, Indonesia. According to Malay Mail, the American actor was […]

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Well no wonder Hawkeye was not in “Avengers: Infinity War”, he went on a holiday with Malaysian actress Maya Karin!

Maya Karin has made tons of her followers jealous when she posted photos of her together with Jeremy Renner AKA Hawkeye from “The Avengers” in Bali, Indonesia.

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According to Malay Mail, the American actor was the guest of honour at a party celebrating Paramount Hotels, Resorts and Residences on its new development property, Amorsk.

The 38-year-old Malaysian actress not only got to take selfies with Renner but also had lunch, went on a helicopter ride, hung out at the pool, and partied together at the Paramount night gala. Lucky her!

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Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye plays an important part in the Marvel’s Cinematic Universe since he is part of the main Avengers team. He is expected to play a key role in the final instalment of the “Avengers” film series.

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FT ISLAND’s Minhwan & Yulhee Share Gorgeous Wedding Photos https://hype.my/2018/160470/ft-islands-minhwan-yulhee-share-gorgeous-wedding-photos/ https://hype.my/2018/160470/ft-islands-minhwan-yulhee-share-gorgeous-wedding-photos/#respond Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:09:40 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160470 FT ISLAND’s Minhwan and former LABOUM member Yulhee’s wedding photos are here! Although the couple has registered their marriage in May, they held a private ceremony in Seoul yesterday (Friday, 19th October). In a statement, FNC Entertainment said that the event was attended by “people close to the couple”. “The ceremony was presided over by […]

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FT ISLAND’s Minhwan and former LABOUM member Yulhee’s wedding photos are here!

Although the couple has registered their marriage in May, they held a private ceremony in Seoul yesterday (Friday, 19th October). In a statement, FNC Entertainment said that the event was attended by “people close to the couple”.

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“The ceremony was presided over by Choi Min Hwan’s FT ISLAND bandmate Song Seung Hyun, and the congratulatory song was performed by FT ISLAND’s Lee Jae Jin and N.Flying’s Lee Seung Hyub and Yoo Hwe Seung as they gave their best wishes to the couple,” the agency continued. “Thank you once again to everyone who has sent their blessings.” 

Besides that, Minhwan has also said, “I express my thanks not only to the guests who attended but also to everyone who has congratulated us. We’ll live happily, and won’t forget the congratulations and love that you’ve sent us.” 

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25-year-old Minhwan and 20-year-old Yulhee confirmed their relationship last September and has welcomed their baby boy on 18th May. Their relationship was first reported after Yulhee posted a series of photos (which was later deleted) to her social media account.

Congratulations to you both! We wish you all the happiness in the world <3

Sources: Soompi (1), (2).

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Catch The Gang From “Sales King TV” In Person Tomorrow In Malaysia https://hype.my/2018/160448/catch-the-gang-from-sales-king-tv-in-person-tomorrow-in-malaysia/ https://hype.my/2018/160448/catch-the-gang-from-sales-king-tv-in-person-tomorrow-in-malaysia/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:27:18 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160448 It hasn’t been that long since their last visit in Malaysia, now the gang from “Sales King TV is coming back to Malaysia to to sell some of the best Korean made products on the local TV home shopping channel, CJ Wow Shop. Catch “Running Man” stars Ji Suk Jin and Yang Se Chan, together with K-pop stars Brown […]

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It hasn’t been that long since their last visit in Malaysia, now the gang from “Sales King TV is coming back to Malaysia to to sell some of the best Korean made products on the local TV home shopping channel, CJ Wow Shop.

Catch “Running Man” stars Ji Suk Jin and Yang Se Chan, together with K-pop stars Brown Eyed Girls’ JeA and Infinite’s Sung Jong in Malaysia’s IOI City Mall tomorrow for a special meet-and-greet session with the fans!

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The cast are already in Malaysia and had already shot their show’s episode yesterday on TV9. You can check out the show on CJ Wow Shop’s Facebook page.

Some of the items they’re selling this time include The Skin Dear My Cleanser at RM149, ID.AZ Plus Minus Face Kit at RM159, LG Fiji Power Sheet at RM109 and more.

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Be sure to not miss their appearance at IOI City Mall tomorrow on 20th October 2018, at the Ground Floor, East Wing at 4pm.

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YG Entertainment Removes VCR Operator For WINNER’s KL Concert Mishap https://hype.my/2018/160401/yg-entertainment-winners-kl-concert/ https://hype.my/2018/160401/yg-entertainment-winners-kl-concert/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:18:28 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160401 Malaysian Inner Circles had mixed feelings about WINNER’s recent “EVERYWHERE” tour in Kuala Lumpur. While K-pop fans were ecstatic to witness their favourite oppas, they weren’t too please with the people behind the scenes. Since our WINNER concert review went viral (last we heard, the article was translated to Korean and Indonesian), we’ve noticed legions of […]

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Malaysian Inner Circles had mixed feelings about WINNER’s recent “EVERYWHERE” tour in Kuala Lumpur. While K-pop fans were ecstatic to witness their favourite oppas, they weren’t too please with the people behind the scenes.

Since our WINNER concert review went viral (last we heard, the article was translated to Korean and Indonesian), we’ve noticed legions of fans voicing out their dissatisfaction and disappointment directly towards YG Entertainment. The fans have truly spoken.

Source: YG Entertainment

For those that don’t know what happened, an iKON VCR was played during WINNER’s concert on Sunday (14th October). Angered by the unprofessionalism, many Inner Circles took to social media to accuse YG Entertainment of favouritism towards iKON.

Yesterday (Thursday, 18th October), YG Entertainment issued an official statement, addressing the unfortunate incident that took place recently. Director Jeung Chi Young also announced that the person in charged of the VCR has since been removed and will no longer work on future tours.

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Source: YG Family.

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Oh Snap! Patricia K Shares Incidents Of Joey G’s Abusive Episodes https://hype.my/2018/160391/patricia-k-joey-abusive-episodes/ https://hype.my/2018/160391/patricia-k-joey-abusive-episodes/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 03:15:59 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160391 Patricia K is off to London to pick Sophia Sue Lin up. In a screenshot of her diary, the mother expressed her fear of her daughter not recognising her after not seeing each other for the past 3 months. Last night (Thursday, 18th October), Patricia released a can of worms, exposing Joey G’s abusive behaviour […]

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Patricia K is off to London to pick Sophia Sue Lin up. In a screenshot of her diary, the mother expressed her fear of her daughter not recognising her after not seeing each other for the past 3 months.

Last night (Thursday, 18th October), Patricia released a can of worms, exposing Joey G’s abusive behaviour in the past. Besides that, she also accused her former beau of causing emotional harm towards her close friends and family.

In case you’re wondering, how is Sazzy Falak connected to Sophia’s alleged drowning episode? Joey posted a message on his Instagram story yesterday, asking, “Sassy Falak? You came to our villa after a near drowning incident, brought your kids and few bottles of alcohol and got drunk with Patricia. You saw what? You saw me walk out of the villa upset that all this was happening.”

He continued, “What did you see first hand? Please describe. You saw me leave when you came to get drunk with your kids.” This message was in response when Sazzy claimed she saw first hand what Patricia experience. As you can see from the screenshot above, Joey apparently strangled Patricia while Sazzy and Patricia’s sister were in the living room.

As for what happened when they fought, Patricia uploaded a few clips online:

An Instagram user (whose identity has been blurred) also confirmed that a friend witnessed Joey’s physical abuse in person. “Many years ago… (Patricia was caught) hiding at his balcony naked, hiding from Joey’s hitting,” the netizen wrote. Patricia responded by saying, “I’ve taken all the hits and threats and I can’t get any further down than I am“.

So what is Joey’s response to all these accusations?

Ladies and gentlemen, I absolutely refute all the things she’s said. Don’t worry, there will come a day when we are crossed examined and stuff will go to court and the truth will come out. That’s all I can say,” the DJ said in his Instagram stories.

Phew… That’s quite a bit to take in isn’t it? Hopefully Sophia’s well-being is the main focus in moving forward.

Sources: Joey G & Patricia K’s Instagrams.

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Xiaxue On How To Get The Perfect Rosmah Look In 10-Minute Tutorial Video https://hype.my/2018/160388/xiaxue-on-how-to-get-the-perfect-rosmah-look-in-10-minute-tutorial-video/ https://hype.my/2018/160388/xiaxue-on-how-to-get-the-perfect-rosmah-look-in-10-minute-tutorial-video/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 02:01:26 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160388 The notoriously unapologetic Singaporean influencer has finally released the full makeup tutorial video of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor yesterday. Despite receiving a whole lot of negative reactions, Xiaxue shows no regret and went on to release a 10-minute video of the former prime minister’s wife. According to the beauty blogger, the Rosmah look happen when […]

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The notoriously unapologetic Singaporean influencer has finally released the full makeup tutorial video of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor yesterday.

Despite receiving a whole lot of negative reactions, Xiaxue shows no regret and went on to release a 10-minute video of the former prime minister’s wife.

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According to the beauty blogger, the Rosmah look happen when she asked her followers what character should she do for her Halloween makeup. Even though the 1st choice was Valak from “The Nun”, she decided to go with the 2nd most suggested character, which is Rosmah.

“What’s more scary than rampant corruption in a country, right?” she said in her video. “I don’t know if I would succeed because I’ve never done special effect’s makeup before.”

The 34-year-old mentioned the hardest feature on Rosmah’s face would be her nose as it sometimes looks pointy and other times looks lumpy, adding that “it kind of looks like a proboscis monkey.”

As usual, Rosmah’s supporters continue to throw insults at the influencer, calling her with bad names, dragging her son Dash into the drama, and resharing her old photos from before she did her plastic surgery.

Some even went as far as to compare her old looks with Rosmah’s looks from her younger days, saying that the former PM’s wife looks so much lovelier back then.

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Knowing Xiaxue, none of the backlash works on her since her having plastic surgery is nothing new as she has always been open about it. Plus, she mentioned that she is proud that she has improved so much compared to back then and she’s not jealous that Rosmah used to be pretty.

“Keep your hate comments coming people!! I love any form of attention. I especially appreciate the lengthy Malay comments because I can’t understand them so I imagine you guys are saying I’m so talented and pretty!”

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“I love how stupid people always say the same boring insults… plastic lah, babi lah, Singaporean lah, Chinese lah… erm none of these are insulting? Can try harder not?” she said on her Instagram post.

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Everything To Know About Bunkface’s 1st English Single In 6 Years, “Shiver” https://hype.my/2018/160287/everything-to-know-about-bunkfaces-1st-english-single-in-6-years-shiver/ https://hype.my/2018/160287/everything-to-know-about-bunkfaces-1st-english-single-in-6-years-shiver/#respond Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:15:54 +0000 https://hype.my/?p=160287 One of the top bands in Malaysia is undeniably pop punk trio Bunkface, who has been in the scene for more than 10 years. One of their earliest known singles was actually an English song called “Silly Lilly”, which was the #1 hit song on Hitz.fm’s Malaysian Top Ten for 8 weeks  in a row and […]

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One of the top bands in Malaysia is undeniably pop punk trio Bunkface, who has been in the scene for more than 10 years. One of their earliest known singles was actually an English song called “Silly Lilly”, which was the #1 hit song on Hitz.fm’s Malaysian Top Ten for 8 weeks  in a row and also #1 for Fly.fm’s Campur Chart for 10 consecutive weeks.

Apart from “Silly Lilly”, Bunkface also has other top English hits including “Bunk Anthem”, “Prom Queen”, “Soldier”, “Through My Window” and more. Though the band’s debut EP was fully in English, they began to break into the Malay-speaking market with their 1st album in 2010, which featured both English and Malay tracks. Some of their iconic Malay tracks include “Situasi”, “Revolusi” and “Dunia”.

Their last mixed language album was in 2012 which means that it has been at least 6 years since Bunkface release an English tune. Fast forward to today, the trio of friends have finally decided to introduce their 1st ever English single since 2012 titled “Shiver” which will be included in their latest upcoming album, “Pop”.

After having a friendly sesh with Bunkface earlier this week, we have gotten all the details you need to know  about the band’s latest single, album and also upcoming activities!

Why after 6 years?

According to Sam, lead singer of Bunkface, “Shiver” has been around for 4 years but they never found the right opportunity to release it to the market. Because their last album “Malam Ini Kita Punya” had been doing so well, the band was focusing on promoting the songs in that album as well as celebrating their 10 years anniversary. Bunkface also aims to break into the international markets with their upcoming album.

What “Shiver” means to Bunkface

The song is a big step for Bunkface as it has a different style compared to their usual genre which is either pop punk or punk rock. But with “Shiver”, Bunkface wish to show a different side of them and prove that they’re capable of handling different genres.

“It’s not as if we’re changing our style, but more like experimenting. It’s not fair for us to just stick to one type of music. We believe that music genre doesn’t exist anymore because everything has been mixed up already. That’s why we think that we need to mix up our music as well because that’s what the world is becoming now,” Sam said.

Going back to their roots

Bunkface’s debut album “Phobia Phoney” was released in 2010, and the album is what catapulted the band into the mainstream media and also international market. Made up of 6 English songs and 4 Malay songs, the album features some of Bunkface best hits like “Situasi”, “Revolusi”, “Prom Queen”,”Ekstravaganza”, and more.

“We want to go back to when we first started since our first single is an English song and our first album was a mixed of English and Malay songs, so we want to return to our roots and reintroduce ourselves to the audience. We never thought that our album would sell back then. We just did what we want and surprise people. So we want to do that again with this album,” Youk commented.

“Pop” will feature a mixture of genre

Staying true to the album’s title, the songs in the album will be a mixture of pop and a different genre. “From before we have always identify ourselves as a pop punk band, so we are mixing the pop music with a different genre to bring in something new and fresh, and we hope that Malaysia is ready for it,” said Sam.

For example, the band’s latest hit “Shiver” is a mixture of pop and EDM, their previous single “Apa Pun Tak Boleh” featuring Datuk Jeffrydin and Caprice is a blend of pop and 80s tune, while “Kembali” has a modern pop rock style.

Why the change?

Youk: “We want to stay relevant in today’s society and be up to date to today’s trend. We don’t want to stay in our comfort zone and maintain the style we have from our glory days. We want the youngsters today to be able to relate to us so we want to know what is their taste and interest so that we can blend it with what we have.”

Sam: “We don’t want to be seen as a legend. We want to compete with the musicians and artists from today’s generation such as Ismail Izzani and every other new artists. We want to stay active in the music industry.”

Having a producer for the first time

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As noted by Sam, all of the band’s previous songs and albums were self-produced, except for “Pop”. For this album, the band hired Izzy Musa, who has previously worked with music giants like Yuna, Nastia, Estranged, Bil Musa, and Pastel Lite, to name a few.

“Izzy Musa is a great music producer who brings in something fresh and different to our music. Since we’re experimenting with this album, there’s no rule. So whatever idea that me and the boys have, we will share it out. We just do whatever that we want,” Sam added.

More about “Pop”

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“Pop” will be Bunkface’s 4th album which is set to be released early next year. Similar to their 1st album, “Pop” will feature 4 Malay and 4 English tracks. The songs that have been released so far include “Kembali”, “Apa Pun Tak Boleh”, and “Shiver”. Sam revealed that the album will also have another English song titled “A Dance With Me” featuring Shila Amzah.

“This is a changing phase for Bunkface,” Paan said. Youk added, “No one force us to change our music style. We do it because we want to. We want to be relevant.” Sam also added, “People will either love it or hate it. But we’re hoping for the best.”

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