Rapper & musician
The very first artist to incorporate Lion City’s many spoken languages – from Singlish and Hokkien, to Tamil and Malay – into his music, Shigga Shay (real name Pek Jin Shen) has steered Singaporean hip-hop to new heights. Hip-Hop artist, songwriter, director and music producer, a founding member of hip-hop group Grizzle Grind Crew and founder of the Grizzle Film production company, Shigga is making waves in the international scene with performances at Singapore’s National Day Parade and the White House State Dinner for Singapore in 2016. His success is a testament to his work ethic; he was the youngest hip-hop artist in Singapore to reach the Top 20 on 987FM in 2012 with his debut EP “Let’s Roll.” With over two million views on Youtube, he was labeled one of the top 50 men to lookout for in 2015. Additionally, he has be featured on the covers of Juice, the Today newspaper and the Pioneer Magazine. If his past history is any indication, Shigga’s potential is just beginning.