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C-Pop Saturday

So today is all about Chinese pop! I may make this a regular feature. :)


Victoria Song- ROOF ON FIRE

First up here is my first C-pop Weekly Music Video of the year- ROOF ON FIRE by Victoria Song. She's the Chinese member of K-pop girl group f(x). Check it out here: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/weekly-music-video_21.html


Jackson Wang- OKAY

Next up is OKAY by Jackson Wang. He's Chinese and is a member of the K-pp boyband GOT7. OKAY  was released in November:  http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/weekly-music-video_29.html



EXID- Cream


This is Korean girl band EXID's debut Chinese single Cream which was released in December 2016.  At the same time member Solji went on hiatus due to being diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. EXID  have continued as a  member group until she is able to join them again. :)




They brought out their 2nd Chinese single Up & Down in early 2017. (See Asian Music and Beyond link below).

Watch the video for EXID's latest Korean single LADY  here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1JiptOTxno



Khalil Fong- Ten Reasons 

Khalil Fong is an American singer, songwriter and record producer with Chinese heritage. Born in Hawaii, US,  he later lived in China and is now based in Hong Kong. To date he has released 9 studio albums- Soul Boy (2005), This Love (2006), Wonderland (2007), Orange Moon (2008), Timeless (2009), 15 (2011), Back to Wonderland (2012), Dangerous World (2014) and Journey to the West (2016). He also has several live albums and a compilation, The Soulboy Collection (2013). Khalil's singles include Red Bean, Peace feat, Tia Ray, Black, White & Grey, Flavor featurng Korean singers Zion T. and Crush, Tomorrow with Diana Wang (see below) and Ten Reasons.

He has produced music for several famous Chinese/C-pop artists, including Jane Zhang, Eason Chan, A-mei and Andy Lau. He owns the record label called Fu Music.

Random fact: Khalil's religion is the Baha'i Faith. I've head the name but didn't know much about it; sounds interesting!


This is Ten Reasons which came out in March




For more on Khalil check out these links:

Official site (nothing much on it currently though): http://khalilfong.com/2017/

Official FB: https://www.facebook.com/soulboykhalilfong/

YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1GmSf_j9wopqsw0_f06hxw

Fu Music's YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZsQ4BcNy4pT5TDxH0ksq_g


Diana Wang- Leica

Diana Wang (no relation to Jackson)  is a Dutch Chinese singer. (She has Chinese parents and was born in Holland). Her Chinese name is Wang Sh'ian. Diana's music combines Chinese opera with R'n'B. Her mum Wang Lei (or Lei Wang in Western terms) is an opera singer.  Diana is signed to Khalil Fong;s Fu Music record label and her singles include  Peace Blossom, I Don't Know, Home, All Night with Khalil, Tomorrow with Khali, Poem and Leica. She released her debut album Love Lesson in summer 2013, her first EP Diana Wang in December 2017 and her second album Poem last November.

This is Leica which was released in November.


For more on Diana visit these links:

Billboard articles: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/international/8070311/diana-wang-china-new-album-poem

Official FB (Chinese with English translation): https://www.facebook.com/DianaWangOfficial/


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dianawangofficial/

Also here is the video for Diana's song Tomorrow featuring Khalil:




Hope you enjoyed the post! :) Who are your favourite Chinese singers/ groups?


For more C-pop visit these posts:

Includes C-pop artists:
http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/asian-music-k-pop-j-pop-and-beyond.html

Features singles by Meng Jia and Jackson Wang, and Jolin Tsai: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/new-music-for-2018-part-1.html


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