The late 1990s sees the rise in hip-hop music in Malaysia which is also accumulated in the culture of skateboarders, street-wear and electronic devices allowing a more mobile method to play your favourite (CD) albums whenever you want and kick-starting with that great wave was rapper and songwriter, Altimet.
A track for the realisation that comes in accepting heartbreak, Aina Abdul‘s new single Shadow is a powerful anthem of unrequited love.
As November is finally here, Malaysia’s longest-running creative arts festival Urbanscapes 2018 has a lot more in store for fans nationwide with their latest announcement of their additional line-up! From international acts to more satellite shows featuring the best of the country in poetry, music, exhibitions, outdoor installations, to talks, markets, and community programmes. , you’ll surely be awestruck over the number of events to attend!
Art is not measured by the greatness of the individual. It’s easy enough to look at someone you admire and wish you were as bright or creative or incredible as them, without realising we are capable of that same strange power. All of us from all walks of life, are good enough to create something meaningful from our weirdest and innermost places. If we’re lucky, sometimes we are healed in the process.
This is the message of 2018’s highly anticipated Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF), “You, Me + The Arts”.