WATCH: Lion City Kia - best Singaporean song right now
“Welcome to Lion City where we grew up HDB / Party on River Valley / with all of my Karang Gunis."
Yes, hip-hop with Singaporean-isms is a thing, and yes, Shigga Shay makes it sound good.
After last year's iTunes No. 1 hit LimPeh, rapper Shigga Shay, whose real name is Pek Jin Shen, is back with a new song, Lion City Kia, that's sure to go viral.
Not only that, he takes racial harmony to a whole new dimension by teaming up with Malay rapper Akeem and Indian rapper Lineath, both of whom rap in their mother tongue.
Another plus factor: The video, released Aug 19, has so many local celebrity cameos you'll need more than two hands to count 'em!
Here's the list:
1. Tosh Zhang, Ah Boys To Men actor
2. Wang Weiliang
3. Sam Williows member Benjamin Kheng
4. Alyph from local duo Sleeq
5. Musicians Jack and Rai
6. Stand-up comedian Fakkah Fuzz
7. Patricia Mok
8. Jade Seah
9. Chua En Lai
10. DJ Rosalyn Lee (a.k.a Rozz)
11. Former 987FM jock Dee Kosh
Let's not forget the two featured rappers on the track:
The video has already garnered over 12,000 hits on YouTube.
One word for you, Shigga: Respect!