Wednesday, June 10, 2009

zee avi ( malaysian ok) making big name in america

her name is ZEE AVI

Zee Avi (born Izyan Alirahman,also known as KokoKaina; b. 1986) is a Malaysian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and ukulele player. She was born in Miri, Sarawak, on the island of Borneo. She moved to Kuala Lumpur when she was 12.She studied fashion design at American InterContinental University in London.

Avi originally posted a video of her first song on YouTube because one of her friends had missed her first performance in Kuala Lumpur, so she created a video on YouTube for him to watch. He convinced Avi to leave the video up, and soon she received positive feedback, which inspired her to put more videos on YouTube.After she was featured on YouTube, she was signed by Brushfire Records, which is partly owned by Jack Johnson.Her song "No Christmas For Me" is featured on Brushfire Records's 2008 Christmas album This Warm December: A Brushfire Holiday. Her single "Bitter Heart" was first to become available on the US iTunes store, and her full self-titled debut album was released on May 19, 2009. On the day of her album's release, YouTube featured her on the front page in Spotlight: Music Tuesday. She is currently touring the United States.

Her song, "Monte" was featured in the second season finale of Private Practice.

link : Zee Avi - Live from and above the Solar Powered Plastic Plant <<<<<

another astounding artist, a malaysian born. damn good!!!

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