Singapore's very own blend of John Lennon and Kevin Hart, Mr Siva Choy dies aged 70

Performer and entertainer of the Singapore Music and Comedy Industry, Siva Choy, who composed the unconventional Singlish rap melody, Why U So Like Dat?, passed on in Perth, Australia, on Sunday, March 4

The 70-year-old was hospitalized at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth and experienced surgery after they found two clots in his brain. He had suddenly suffered from a major stroke. Another instance of sudden stroke early Saturday morning left him in a state of unconsciousness, and he kicked the bucket on Sunday evening.

At the time of his death, he was embraced by numerous companions,
Viewed as one of the pioneers of musicality and blues music in Singapore in the 1960s, Mr. Choy performed with his sibling, James, in their band, The Cyclones.

They at that point connected up with another band, The Checkmates, the inhabitant band for the amazing Golden Venus' tea dance sessions. The team additionally shaped a super gathering, 4+2+1, with vocalist Vernon Cornelius, before he left for The Quests.

Mr. Choy additionally performed with blues band Crossroads in the late 1980s and kept on singing with them amid his visits back to Singapore.
Be that as it may, the gifted artist was best known here for his 1991 hit rap tune Why U So Like Dat?, which was composed with  Kopi Kat Klan.

The collection, which contained Singlish melodies and representations, sold 50,000 duplicates, and its title tune got loads of radio airplay.

Other than his profession in music, Mr. Choy additionally performed in small time comic drama acts like Rocking Rambutan (1999) and Boogie (2000). He likewise assumed the part of previous football star Sammy Best in the neighborhood motion picture, One Leg Kicking, in 2001.

Mr. Choy, a previous essayist with Fanfare, The New Nation daily paper, and The New Paper, in addition, distributed two Kitchi Boy books in the 1980s.
Numerous music veterans paid tribute to Mr. Choy subsequent to learning off his demise on Sunday.

He was an essayist, a columnist, and writer and also he could play the guitar, the harmonica, compose melodies and do standup comic drama. His gifted talents have made him a much-loved entertainer among the masses. Few local artists have even gone onto compare his works with the Beatles as he alluded to their sense of style and liveliness.

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