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ShiGGa Shay Teams Up with Aisyah Aziz To Unveil ‘uTopia reimagined: chasing’ by Bandwagon

November 22, 2021 | Aisyah Aziz, In The News, ShiGGa Shay

Singaporean rapper ShiGGa Shay teamed up Aisyah Aziz and Charlie Lim to release ‘uTopia reimagined: chasing’, marking the third installment of The Foundation’s UTOPIA Reimagined series.

The track is a direct response to the UTOPIA Symphony, a Singapore-inspired symphony by Russian composer Vladmir Martynov, and recorded by the London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO). Produced by superjdoug, ‘uTopia reimagined: chasing’ features the sampling of the orchestration played by the LPO. “It was a challenge to incorporate a unique piece like the UTOPIA Symphony as we had to blend and bend different genres together,” expressed ShiGGa in a press release statement.


S’pore conductor Wong Kah Chun to usher in new year with Bamberg Symphony

On New Year’s Eve, Singaporean conductor Wong Kah Chun will take the stage with the Bamberg Symphony in Germany to lead it in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. This year’s concert is an initiative by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, in partnership with the Foundation for the Arts and Social Enterprise in Singapore and the Bamberg Symphony, with The Straits Times as media partner.

Mixtape Mondays: New Music from FKA Twigs & Central Cee, ShiGGa Shay, and RRILEY by Esquire Magazine

Refashioning a uTopia is not an easy feat. But local rapper ShiGGA Shay made it his own by looking at a different perspective. Titled ‘uTopia reimagined: chasing’, this is the third release of the UTOPIA Reimagined Series, an initiative by the Foundation for The Arts and Social Enterprise, and reflects ShiGGa Shay’s response to the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s UTOPIA Symphony.