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Birthday
6, 1983
Birthplace
Malaysia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Malaysia

About

Malaysian rapper who became the subject of both praise and controversy following the release of his song "Muka Ubi Kentang," which fused original lyrics with the Malaysian national anthem. He is also an actor whose first film, Nasi Lemak 2.0, which he also directed, became a box office success.

Before Fame

He was born and raised in Muar, Malaysia and majored in mass communication at Ming Chuan University in Taiwan.

Trivia

In 2014, he founded the online Malaysian supergroup known as RED People.

Family Life

His birth name is Wee Meng Chee. His father, Wee Ann Hee, taught singing and his mother, Ong Kwang Fang, hosted a televised karaoke competition.

Associated With

He wrote the song "Malaysia Chabor," which was performed by singer Joyce Chu.