Young Malaysian YouTuber makes a solid career out of parodies

When Muhammad Aliff Irfan Aziki started his YouTube account in 2016, little did he know that in less than three years, he would rise to become one of the top YouTubers in the country. Currently, his subscriber numbers for his “Alieff Irfan” account stands at 1.1 million – and growing daily, mind you – a […]

Malaysian singer Gin Lee’s dream of a homecoming concert comes true

It’s taken Gin Lee a decade, but she’s proud to say she’s finally achieved her dream. The Hong Kong-based Malaysian singer is set to play the Malaysian leg of her First Of All World Tour, her first large-scale solo concert, at Genting Highlands in early March. The tour kicked off in Hong Kong at the […]

Carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri, the ‘nightingale of south India’, set for Malaysian concert

Through all the dramatic changes experienced within the Hindustani traditions of Northern India, the classical traditions of the South remained largely content to remain within the secure confines of “tradition”. A style commonly regarded as a “purer” expression than its North Indian Hindustani counterpart replete with a vibrant history of cosmopolitan interactions, the South Indian […]

Netflix buys Malaysian election film ‘Rise Ini Kalilah’

Malaysian drama film Rise Ini Kalilah has been picked up by Netflix and will go to air from tomorrow (Feb 26). The film released in Malaysian cinemas and in Singapore in September. Involving six intertwined fictional tales, Rise Ini Kalilah documents personal stories and struggles in the build up to last year’s historic general election in Malaysia. […]

Both Malaysian and Singaporean life gets the funny treatment with Rishi Budhrani’s brand of comedy

It’s hard to get Malaysians and Singaporeans to agree on anything, particularly when comparing things in their beloved nations. Does Malaysia or Singapore have better attractions? Whose food is better? Which side of the Causeway is it better to stay on? These questions have probably been asked since the formation of both countries. One thing […]

Malaysian actress Joey Leong makes an ‘amazing’ comeback

Whatever you do, please don’t light up in front of Joey Leong. Otherwise she will make the fastest disappearing act you have ever seen. This is because the actress was literally on fire along with 31 people who landed in hospital due to burns suffered from a fire scene gone wrong while shooting the movie […]

Malaysian actress Joey Leong makes an ‘amazing’ comeback

Whatever you do, please don’t light up in front of Joey Leong. Otherwise she will make the fastest disappearing act you have ever seen. This is because the actress was literally on fire along with 31 people who landed in hospital due to burns suffered from a fire scene gone wrong while shooting the movie […]

Malaysian artiste Daniel Fong is also a certified Crossfit trainer

Malaysian artiste Daniel Fong Weng Chuan has just added another feather in his cap, with the release of the music video for his debut English single Sing Me Home. Strumming a guitar as he sang the track during a recent press conference, Fong admitted he was excited to be performing the song in public for […]

New ‘Upin & Ipin’ movie is most expensive Malaysian film ever

The second feature film revolving around the shenanigans of adorable twins Upin and Ipin will be released on March 21 at cinemas nationwide. Titled Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal (Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kris), it has been in the making for five years now, with production cost reaching almost RM20mil (which would […]

Illusionist Andrew Lee is first Malaysian to perform at London’s New Year’s Day Parade

First, he cast a spell all across Asia with his stunning magic tricks in the second season of Asia’s Got Talent (2017). Then, he wowed audiences and even got a standing ovation from hard-to-please judge Simon Cowell at last year’s Britain’s Got Talent in the audition round. And once again, Malaysian magician and illusionist Andrew Lee […]

10 Malaysian celebrities who took the #10YearChallenge

Unless you’re a social media recluse, you’d have noticed that people have been posting about the #10YearChallenge, in which they put a picture of themselves in 2009 and compare it to one they took in 2019. Celebrities like Sarah Hylan, Chrissy Teigen, and even Jennifer Lopez have been taking part in this meme, and of […]

Malaysian artist Katun designs cover for Chris Brown’s new single

Malaysian graffiti artist Katun is kicking off the year on a high note by contributing the artwork for American R&B star Chris Brown’s new single Undecided. “Starting my 2019 with a collaboration artwork for @chrisbrownofficial new single #undecided,” he posted on his Instagram account (@katun_) along with photos showing off the finished work as well […]

Malaysian artist Katun designs cover for Chris Brown’s new single

Malaysian graffiti artist Katun is kicking off the year on a high note by contributing the artwork for American R&B star Chris Brown’s new single Undecided. “Starting my 2019 with a collaboration artwork for @chrisbrownofficial new single #undecided,” he posted on his Instagram account (@katun_) along with photos showing off the finished work as well […]

Yearstarter2019: Malaysian films, Disney domination and TV titans

The Continued Rise Of Malaysian Films Will 2019 be the year of the Malaysian film? We hope so, especially after a bumper 2018 for local productions, in which three movies – Hantu Kak Limah, Munafik 2 and Paskal The Movie – swooped past the RM30mil mark at the box-office, smashing the RM18mil record held by 2017’s […]

Yearender2018: Best of times for Malaysian films

The entertainment scene in 2018 saw a renaissance of Malaysian movies and local stars making waves on the international front. 2018 was a great year at the box office for Malaysian films. The cumulative earnings of this year’s Top 3 films surpassed RM100mil, a figure that the local film industry has never seen before … […]

Malaysian hip-hop artiste Alif is still sleek after leaving Sleeq

For about a decade, hip-hop artiste and producer Muhammad Alif Abdullah was such a part of musical duo Sleeq, he was often referred to as Alif Sleeq. Alif and his cousin Syarif, who are both from Singapore, started Sleeq in 2005 and went on to produce numerous hits, notably, Sesaat Kau Datang with the popular […]

OMWPA programme nurtures young Malaysian musicians

It is one thing to be talented but talent needs to be honed to spur excellence. And that is especially true when it comes to music. This year marks the 5th biennial Overseas Malaysian Winter Piano Academy (OMWPA), which will be held from Dec 16-23 at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School in Surrey, Britain. A […]

Chinese actors have ‘Eternal Love’ for Malaysian durian

Our King of Fruits, the Durian, is so irresistible that when the young stars of dimsum’s Chinese time-travelling costume drama series The Eternal Love came to Malaysia, it was the first thing on their mind. In fact, the four mainland actors – Liang Jie, Sun Yi Ning, Wang Hao Ge, Chen You Wei – were […]

Chinese actors have ‘Eternal Love’ for Malaysian durian

Our King of Fruits, the Durian, is so irresistible that when the young stars of dimsum’s Chinese time-travelling costume drama series The Eternal Love came to Malaysia, it was the first thing on their mind. In fact, the four mainland actors – Liang Jie, Sun Yi Ning, Wang Hao Ge, Chen You Wei – were […]

Tickets to Blackpink’s Malaysian concert go on sale Dec 12

Get your wallets and purses out! Tickets to the Malaysian leg of the Blackpink 2019 World Tour will be available for purchase beginning Dec 12. The South Korean girl group is set to perform at Malawati Indoor Stadium, Shah Alam, on Feb 23. Organised by MacpiePro, Blackpink – which comprises Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa […]


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