KUCHING – Asia Music Festival is back for the 2nd year running and this edition will present to you female/rapper from Singapore, Masia One. She is all set to thrill the audience at the coming event to be held at Eastwood Valley Golf & Country Club, Miri on October 3 and 4, a press release stated.
In 2003, Masia One, began her own record label known as M1 Group (later renamed The MERDEKA Group) and subsequently released her debut album, Mississauga.
The album was well received and the music video for the lead single “Split Second Time” was nominated in the category of best rap video by the Much Music awards. Masia’s second studio album, “PULAU” was released in 2009.
The album attained the number one slot on the Canadian College Radio Charts as well as charting on both CBC Radio 3 and South East Asian Radio.
Masia has developed into a well rounded multi-genre artist.
Her sound reflects inspiration drawn from touring through North America, Jamaica and Asia and sharing the stage with acts such as The Roots, Floetry, Mos Def, DJ Neil Armstrong, Lady Saw & Ron Sexsmith.
Courted by Grammy Award-winning Aftermath producer Che Vicious (Produced for Lauren Hill, Kanye West and 50 Cent to name a few), Masia began working on what would later become the album “Bootleg Culture”. “Bootleg Culture” was released in September 2012. a