He has also become a sought after Host in countless major events including Singapore National Day Parades , opening of The Esplanade, Scape* , the closing ceremony of the world’s first Youth Olympic Games 2010, Mosaic Music Festivals and many more. He also hosted one of ESPN’s most highly rated broadcast show, Football Crazy and was a radio DJ with Singapore’s station 98.7FM and 91.3FM. He was also host on Okto‘s number 1 show, Knockout. However, he is most affectionately known as Singapore’s Godfather of Hip Hop with his two albums entitled, “For Sure” and “For Sure Too” which led him to win Best Local English Song at the COMPASS Awards in 2002 and 2004 for the hit Single, “Witulah”. He has organized, hosted and performed in numerous Hip Hop Festivals starting from the birth of Singapore’s first Hip Hop Festival entitled, ‘Rhythm and Poetry’ in the year 1999 to the countless of concerts and TV programmes today. He then set up The Triqnaqi – an Academy of Hip Hop and street cultures to educate and especially create a culture with local identity, character and flavor. With great passion, Sheikh Haikel has been vital to the journey and growth of Hip Hop in Singapore culminating to its success today. Sheikh Haikel has a BA in Drama from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), he has become a Creative Director for The Youth Empire, NTUC Club (NEBO-a youth development outfit) and is a Founder of The Triqnaqi- a Performing and Urban Arts Academy. His current project is to create Singapore’s first ever Hip Hop hub – Soul Theory Studios. Above all, he is a husband and a Big Papa to two beautiful children. Follow him on twitter http://www.sheikhhaikel.com http://www.twitter.com/sheikhhaikel http://www.facebook.com/iamsheikhhaikel http://www.youtube.com/sheikhhaikel Artist Management & Bookings: Syaheed | email@example.com http://www.bedsty.com Soul Theory Studios: firstname.lastname@example.org Read more on Last.fm.
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