Malaysian rapper Namewee released his new single Ya Gamila, which means Hey Beauty. The song’s music video, which has both English and Arabic lyrics was nominated for the promotional music of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and has reached three million views in 15 days!

Ten Towns, the producer of the world-famous Despacito song’s company Rebeleon, took part in the song’s arrangement, in which Namewee collaborated with Yasin Sulaiman, a famous artist in Malaysia.

In the song co-produced by Malaysia, the United States and Qatar, reggeaton melodies were interpreted with Middle Eastern instruments. The dynamic nature of rap music met the excitement of the World Cup.

Hey Beauty

Namewee, who previously wrote the well-known song Be Like Him with football legend Thierry Henry referred to the beauty of Qatari women in Ya Gamila. The music video, shot in the magnificent landscapes and sights of Qatar, such as Fort Zubara, Lusail Stadium and Katara Cultural Village, had the ear of the audience.

The Qataris, who sympathised with Namewee’s wearing of local clothes, expressed their satisfaction with Namewee’s interest in the World Cup.

The demo work of the song stands out with its catchy tempo, arranged by Gaston Pong, an iconic name in Malaysia. Famous rapper Namewee promoted Qatar through the song.

Namewee has 3.4 million followers on YouTube, 2.8 million on Facebook, and over 700,000 on Instagram. His music is defined and supported by inspiring and emotional elements. The rapper, who previously put his signature to hit songs such as Stranger in the North, Tokyo Bon and Thai Love Song, has directed many blockbuster films, including Nasi Lemak 2.0, for which he was awarded the Best Asian New Director Award at the Osaka Asian Film Festival.

Watch the music video here:


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