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Our regular column of the hot and coming music artists in Myanmar.

Rangoon Rhythm: Floke Rose

Since the beginning of ACID, one of the pioneer rap groups of Myanmar, the local underground hip-hop scene has been usually packed with lyrics on the street, rap battles to boost one’s...

Rangoon Rhythm: San Thu Aung

By Alec Wilmot Budding new star on the Myanmar pop scene, San Thu Aung is a shy young man with a charming smile and an easy manner. He’s...

Rangoon Rhythm: General Tiger Gun

Myanmore meets Yangon’s latest indie band on the rise, General Tiger Gun. Since the indie music scene has begun flowing through the city, Yangonites have become no stranger...

Rangoon Rhythm: DJ Y3llO

A 19 years old, Andrew Tin Aung Toe claimed his name as an artist: Y3llO. Since High School, he had been surrounded by music and all things related to it and had...

Rangoon Rhythm: Dora Alex

Myanmore talks with 18-year-old Dora Alex, who released her first ever music album First Thing First in September 2018 – and it went straight to Yangon’s Top 10. Music has always been a part of...

Rangoon Rhythm: Youn Ni Ko

Born in Yangon, Youn Ni Ko grew up on the remote island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean sea after her family moved there when she was young. As she loved to sing from a...

Rangoon Rhythm: DJ Yu KT

Yu Kyaw Tin, 35, has become a favorite on Yangon’s electronic music circuit, showcasing her techno, deep house and tech house mixes at the best parties. But her first attempt at DJing was only...

Rangoon Rhythm: Hip hop star Jimmy Jacobs

Young Myanmar people call it “old school” now, but in the mid 1990s and 2000s the pioneering beats of Myo Kyawt Myaing and hip hop group Acid were fresh, exciting and rebellious. Though Acid’s...

Rangoon Rhythm: The Reasonabilists

An antidote to the EDM epidemic sweeping across Myanmar is a nascent indie scene, a small bunch of bands penning original tracks for a growing audience. One of the bands, The Reasonabilists, takes their name...

Rangoon Rhythm: Gabriel

Soul music consolidates components of African-American gospel music, musicality and blues and jazz. Although not widely popular in Myanmar, the genre is gradually finding its way into Yangon bars. “Gabriel was born in 2014,” says...