Malaysian hip-hop artist Nur Batrisya Mohammad Nazri, known as SYA. Photo: AFP
Malaysian hip-hop artist Nur Batrisya Mohammad Nazri, known as SYA. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

Malaysian rapper SYA battles ‘patriarchal mindset’ to break stereotypes of Muslim women

  • SYA is the first Southeast Asian female artist to sign with Def Jam – the label behind stars from Jay-Z to Rihanna and Justin Bieber
  • Her debut single, PrettyGirlBop, tackles misogyny and acceptance in her Muslim-majority homeland

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysian hip-hop artist Nur Batrisya Mohammad Nazri, known as SYA. Photo: AFP
Malaysian hip-hop artist Nur Batrisya Mohammad Nazri, known as SYA. Photo: AFP
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