Portrait of Namewee, winner of InterContinental Music Awards 2023, posing for their award


InterContinental Music Awards Winner

2023 – Best of America | Rap

Namewee is a Malaysian hip hop recording artist, composer/lyricist, filmmaker and actor. Active since 2007, Namewee has since released 10 studio albums and penned over 700 songs for artists spanning across Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South East Asia, and currently has 3.5M YouTube subscribers. Namewee’s music often incorporates elements of hip-hop, rap, and pop, reflecting his multicultural background and experiences. While Namewee’s boundary-pushing artistry faced both praise and criticism, he remains an influential figure in the Chinese language music scene.