Yazmin Aziz

Yazmin Aziz (born 10 September 2001) is a Malaysian Filipino singer-songwriter.[1]

Yazmin Aziz
Born (2001-09-10) 10 September 2001 (age 20)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
GenresPop, R&B, Soul and Lofi
Occupation(s)Singer and Songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar and Piano
Years active2017–present

EducationEdit

Yazmin Aziz studied Speech and Drama at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. While a student she performed in a musical theater production.[2] She speaks English, Tagalog, and Bahasa Malaysia.[3] She completed her Diploma in Communication in May, 2021 and is currently studying Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (Media Studies) at HELP University.

Her early success in a talent competition lead to her pursuit of guitar and vocal performance.[4] She has since ranked within the top three in several, including a Silver in vocal performance at the 2020 Virtual World Championship of Performing Arts,[5] a Silver and Industry Awardee in vocal performance at the 2017 World Championship of Performing Arts in Long Beach, California,[6] the 2019 Karaoke World Championship in Tokyo,[7] Global Pinoy Idol,[8] and third prize in Hurr.tv's Bakat Ohsem Malaysia.[9]

Yazmin studied vocal performance with Vince Chong.[4]

Music careerEdit

Yazmin Aziz's first single Lihatlah was co-written with her vocal coach Vince Chong. She worked with M. Zukilfli on the lyrics, which she both sings and raps. The song was picked up by Warner Music for distribution.[4][10]

Yazmin has had notable performances in Malaysia including appearing on the national broadcast show ASAP Chillout[11] singing music she wrote, along with the beatbox performance of Michael Pacquiao and has also charted nationally with her single Cold Rainy Days and Soul Connection on the Hitz Met10.[12]

Yazmin is also Hitz Artist of the Month: Homegrown for the month of November 2020.[13]

Yazmin has collaborated with Filipino-American artists JayR and Kris Lawrence, as well as Libyan producer Debani.[1]

Inspired by the pandemic, Yazmin released her latest song, Soul Connection[14]

Yazmin is also a contestant on TV3 (Malaysian TV channel)'s Lagu Cinta Kita Season 2, a reality TV duet competition[15]

WorksEdit

  • Crush, 2021
  • Bosan, 2021
  • Ruling Game, 2020
  • Soul Connection, 2020
  • Cold Rainy Days, 2020 [12]
  • Heart & Soul, 2020 [1]
  • Lihatlah, 2018[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Malaysian teen Yazmin Aziz releases first English single, completed during MCO". The Star.
  2. ^ Daniel, Pang (12 March 2017). "Teens to Perform in Retro Musical". The Star. pp. 23–24.
  3. ^ "Young & musically-restless". The Star.
  4. ^ a b c "17-year-old Malaysian singer Yazmin Aziz juggles music and studies". The Star.
  5. ^ "Malaysian participants score 14 medals at World Championship Of Performing Arts 2020". The Star.
  6. ^ "Malaysia wins 20 gold medals at World Performing Arts Championships".
  7. ^ "Jom undi Yazmin Aziz!". Harian Metro. 28 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Finalists ng DZMM Global Pinoy Idol nagpakitang gilas". ABS-CBN. 2 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Thirteen-year-old is champion in online talent reality show". The Star.
  10. ^ "Observe the talent of singer, Yazmin Aziz with her latest single, 'Lihatlah'". Daily Seni.
  11. ^ "Yazmin Aziz performs on ASAP chillout". ABS-CBN.
  12. ^ a b "Met10". Hitz.
  13. ^ "AOTM Homegrown November 2020: Yazmin Aziz".
  14. ^ "Teen singer Yazmin Aziz finds 'Soul Connection' during MCO".
  15. ^ https://www.utusan.com.my/terkini/2021/07/jiwa-tenang-yazmin-aziz/. Missing or empty |title= (help)