Singer Najwa Mahiaddin - who now goes by the single name NJWA - tells her fans she does not fear experimentation for her musical evolution. She tells AWANI Review’s Syed Farradino Omar she does not subscribe to the mantra that if it ain’t broke, why fix it?
NJWA in the hauz! Put it down to rebranding – if consumer goods and professional services needs rebooting to revive interest, why not musicians – Malaysian musicians and artistes at that? In NJWA’s case, it is her creative juices and artistic talent that has encouraged her to stray beyond what is considered conventional. Her unique and stylised rendition of the traditional Malay tune Seri Mersing last year was panned by critics but hailed by fans for its daring and bold attempt...
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Dino is an anchor, producer and senior marketing and biz development associate for Astro AWANI. The network’s resident motoring journalist, he hosts Malaysia’s longest running automotive show, In Gear, and personality tête-à-tête, In Person. His other interests includes aviation, travel and sneakers.