Before noon today the media & bloggers ather at G-Hotel Penang caught up with three celebrity stars for a private interview and meet up session. To grace the sharing session was Ms Nicole Chen who charmed us from her beauty, style and her music. Andy Murphy them took the stage by introducing himself and talked about his music and fashion. 24 Herbs graced the audience with their greatest humour and their big boys chram.It was truly a great short session and everyone in the room got truly excited. Time waiting for tonight is truly hard to bare, truly a cause of impatiency right now.
24HERBS (???) – HIP HOP – HONG KONG
24HERBS (???) is a six piece collective of dynamic and progressive individuals, who make up one of the edgiest and most energetic hip hop groups of recent times in Chinese entertainment. 24HERBS (???) released their first, self-titled album in 2008, with a hit single “Respect Tou PK” that made radio chart shows and propelled the group into winning a Hong Kong Annual Commercial Radio award in 2008. The album featured collaborations with various artists such as Sammi Cheng and Chermaine Fong. Their collaboration with Sammi Cheng entitled “Forgiveness” was recognized at the Hong Kong Digital Media Awards.
Their second album entitled “Bring It On” took the industry by storm with 17 tracks and several star-studded collaborations with the likes of Janice Vidal and Paul Wong. Aside from studio work, the group performs at various events, concerts and festivals. 24HERBS is also active in showbiz, having written and performed the theme song of the film “Once a Gangster”, which was directed by the acclaimed Felix Chong. 24HERBS also guest stared in the film itself.
As a commercial group of musicians, 24HERBS still maintains their individuality to bring a blend of edgy, distinctive and alternative music into the industry.
NICOLE CHEN – DANCE – SINGAPORE
Nicole Chen is one of the most prominent DJ personalities in Singapore, known for her energetic and electrifying up-tempo electro-house / dirty-dutch sets. The former Miss Earth Singapore 2007 found her calling in electronic dance music and honed her DJing craft for six years, a journey which took her from Singapore to Melbourne, Sydney and eventually New York City, where she immersed herself in music production at Dubspot, known for being the world’s premier electronic music and DJ school in the world.
Her outstanding talent and ear for music has taken her around the world to play at festivals, VIP events, clubs and openings. Her portfolio includes opening for huge international names which include Steve Aoki, Benny Benassi, Felix the Housecat and more.
ANDY MURPHY – ELECTRONICA – AUSTRALIA
Andy Murphy is one of Australia’s most prolific young DJs, constantly touring the world and making appearances in clubs, events and international dance music festivals, such as Stereosonic, Future Music Festival, Summadayze, Fall Festival and Creamfields, among many others. His talent has also taken him to Miami, New York and Los Angeles where he played at Steve Aoki’s infamous Dim Mak. Most recently, Andy Murphy also graced the Global Art of Mixing stage in Taiwan last year, where he played at Hennessy Artistry and collaborated with Korean-Canadian artist G.NA to deliver a show-stopping performance.
Back in Australia, Andy Murphy tours the country as a part of Australia’s biggest club brand “Onelove”. He also finds time to hit the studio, having put out multiple tracks that have gained widespread approval. His singles “Music Master” and “Reach for the Lazers” established a presence in club and dance charts upon release, quickly becoming club staples in Australia and beyond. In 2009, Andy Murphy was involved in the production of Citylife’s single “San Francisco” which received regular airplay on Nova.