MC Syze marks Thaipusam with new music video for ‘Macha Dei’

Featuring fellow rappers Stylomannavan, Psychomantra, SonaOne, Zamaera and more

Malaysian rapper MC Syze has unveiled the music video for ‘Macha Dei’, taken off his debut album ‘Syze Does Matter’.

Released today, on Thaipusam (January 28), the Janggo-directed video captures the rapper delivering a charismatic performance from various gritty settings, including a printing shop. The video also features cameos from fellow Malaysian rappers Stylomannavan, Psychomantra, SonaOne, Zamaera, Dan $hiv and more.

Macha dei! The fly Tamilan reppin’ all the OGs / Pushin’ big weight, superfly, low-key / Makin’ big panum panum for their families / Got bana-bana-banana clips for all their enemies,” Syze raps.

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See the video below:

SonaOne, Psychomantra and Dan $hiv also appeared on ‘Syze Does Matter’. SonaOne produced ‘Macha Dei’ and contributed a bassline for opening track ‘Closer to Me’, while Psychomantra appeared on ‘Sala Salapu’ and Dan $hiv on ‘Puriyathu’.

Released on January 21, ‘Syze Does Matter’ follows the rapper’s journey as he navigates life in the Brickfields neighbourhood of Kuala Lumpur. The album contains 14 tracks, including ‘Selamba’ with Joe Flizzow and ‘ATCL (A Thing Called Love)’, both of which were released in 2020.

The album is the first project of Trigger Happy Records, an independent label founded by MC Syze after 16 years in the music industry. Stream it below.

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Two days from now, MC Syze is due to perform for the 10th anniversary edition of Raising The Bar Festival. The annual Malaysian hip-hop showcase takes place virtually this year on January 30. Its lineup also includes SonaOne, Dato’ Maw, Abubakarxli, Orang Malaya, Hullera and many more.

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