Rapper, producer, singer, and songwriter, Rich Brian returns with his first single of 2021, “Sydney”, the new track also acts as the new anthem for the PUBG MOBILE Pro League (PMPL) 2021. The new anthem via 88rising accompanies Malaysian top team journey and competition in PMPL MY SG region which begins on 24 March 2021. The song is now available for download here.
Inspired by hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia, “Sydney” blends Rich Brian’s signature deep vocals and laid back flow with some saxophone thrown in, thus once again displaying the artist’s ability to constantly shapeshift and reinvent his sound. “I created Sydney after listening to a ton of Three 6 Mafia,” explained Rich Brian. “The entire production of this single was heavily inspired by the hip-hop group. I also wanted to hear myself flexing about my life over some beautiful saxophone.”
Throughout “Sydney”, Rich Brian shares how he has matured and grown as an artist, from rapping on YouTube in his bedroom in Jakarta to becoming the first Asian music artist to reach #1 on iTunes’ Hip Hop charts. Listeners follow along as Rich Brian reflects on how he has learned over the years to care less about his doubters and focus more on his career, lifestyle, and future. With lyrics like, “I hate when people just barely know me but they act like they fuckin invented me / Everybody on their scared to grow shit I’m on my 8th metamorphoses,” Rich Brian shows that his journey as an artist is constantly evolving.
Brian’s latest single will be a part of lighting up the stage at PMPL 2021, a huge moment for the Southeast Asia gaming community. PMPL 2021 starts off on 24th March and runs through till 18 April 2021. PUBG MOBILE has announced the group result for the PMPL MY SG Season 3 that is divided into 5 groups, 20 esports teams that will pour out their abilities to win the glory and opportunity to take home a $150,000 USD prize pool. Stay tuned on WeTV, PUBG Mobile Malaysia’s YouTube channel and Facebook to watch the heart-pounding esports match, while being entertained with hip-hop beats from “Sydney” that will be broadcasted live through those channels!