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Indonesian singer joins Asian musicians in song for COVID-19 relief

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, July 30, 2020  /  03:07 pm
Indonesian singer joins Asian musicians in song for COVID-19 relief

Nineteen-year-old Astri is a pop and R&B singer based in Bandung, West Java.  (Courtesy of/Tribunnews)

Indonesian singer Rahmania "Astri" Astrini has joined a group of eight Asian musicians in the song “Me Me We”, which will be released as part of a global campaign to spread positivity amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The song was made in collaboration with musicians from South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand.

Nineteen-year-old Astri is a pop and R&B singer based in Bandung, West Java. In 2019, she won at the prestigious Anugerah Musik Indonesia (AMI) Awards in the Best Soul/R&B Category.

"Happy to announce that I am part of a special project called, "ME ME WE" sponsored by @gangnam_korea along with 7 other artists from 6 different countries! Check it out on July 30, 4PM Jakarta time," Astri said on her Instagram account.

Other musicians who collaborated in the song are South Korean artists Ravi from idol group VIXX, Ailee, and boy band NewKidd, as well as Rapper Quest from the Philippines, rock band Chillies from Vietnam, PAAM from Thailand and Aizat Amdan from Malaysia.

The project is sponsored by the Gangnam-gu District Office in Seoul and organized by Warner Music.

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The song is slated for release on July 30 in the six Asian countries and the proceeds generated from it will be donated to a COVID-19 relief cause. 

According to soompi.com, the song was produced by MZMC, an American-born producer who has worked with successful Korean acts such as EXO, Red Velvet, SHINee and NCT. (gis/kes)

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