Shazrina binti Azman
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Noh Salleh (m. 2011)
1 July 1980 (age 41) (
R&B, Dance-Pop, Electropop, Pop, Hip Hop
Musician, singer, instrumentalist, song writer, fashion designer
1999–2013 (In music industry) ,
What You Waiting For, Takeover
Azman Hashim, Colby O'Donis, Resh (Malaysian singer)
[Interview] Mizz Nina - "A natural thing for me to get into pop and dance music"
- Interview Mizz Nina A natural thing for me to get into pop and dance music
- Malaysian pop music super star mizz nina accepts islam and hijab
- Life and music career
- 19992007 Teh Tarik Crew
- 20072013 Going solo
- Concerts and Live Performances
- 20112014 Marriage and subsequent retirement as singer
- Fashion label
- Studio albums
- Awards and nominations
Malaysian pop music super star mizz nina accepts islam and hijab
Life and music career
She is the daughter of Azman Hashim, who is the Chairman of AmBank Group.
1999–2007: Teh Tarik Crew
In 1997, she formed First Born Troopz with Fiquetional, with whom she would later co-found the seminal Malaysian hip-hop group, the Teh Tarik Crew in 1999. It was with TTC that her musical career truly took off, with two AIM nominations in 2002 for the group’s full-length album How’s The Level?. By 2004, Mizz Nina had two more AIM nominations, this time for Teh Tarik Crew’s sophomore album, What’s Next?. They later disbanded in 2007 to pursue solo careers.
2007–2013: Going solo
In July 2010, she released her first solo album, What You Waiting For. She has collaborated with 3 international singers such as Theo Martins on the song "Let Me C U Get It", Colby O' Donis on "What You Waiting For" and Grammy nominee Planet Asia on the song "Hope". Mizz Nina toured to Sri Lanka and India to promote her greatest hit "What You Waiting For".
In February 2012, she released a new single called "With You". A lyric video of the song was released onto YouTube, which had earned over 6,000 views on the debut week and reached 40 000 views within 3 weeks. Three months later, she released her second solo album called Takeover. On September of the same year, she released her latest single called "Summer Burning" which was produced by DJ Poet Name Life and written by Jamie Munson, Lucy McIntosh and Mizz Nina herself. Mizz Nina had also teamed up with the American rapper Flo Rida on a song called "Takeover". The music video, filmed in Miami, became a YouTube hit at the time earning 1,505,221 views on YouTube.
In February 2013, Mizz Nina released a single, Around The World featuring Korean-American superstar, Jay Park. The single was produced by Cha Cha Malone. On 26 March 2013, she released the music video for Around The World featuring Jay Park on her official YouTube channel, mizznina1780. The music video was filmed in December 2012 in Korea with Jay Park. The CD single for Around The World will be given free to customers who purchase anything at her Mizz Demeanor shop.
While touring in US to promote her new single with Flo Rida - Takeover in 2012, She had been given a great opportunities to hosting The MTV Iggy Show — Episode 12 live in Times Square, NYC to expose innocent bystanders to three fresh new artists (like herself) breaking out around the globe such as raw rock from Mexico’s Le Butcherettes, wavy hip-hop from American emcee Robert Raimon Roy, and the Swedish strains of First Aid Kit’s viral country. Mizz Nina recalls this as "an experience I will never forget".
Concerts and Live Performances
Mizz Nina was invited to perform at many concert events such as MTV World Stage 2012, Watsons Music Festival 2012, Twin Towers Alive 2011 & 2013 & Bella Awards and Arthur's Day 2011. On December 1, 2011, she was one of the opening acts for Pitbull Live In Malaysia 2011. She also went to Melbourne in October 2012 to perform and launch her TakeOver album. On May 18, 2013, she hold her first concert here in Kuala Lumpur at the KL Live, Life Centre.
2011–2014: Marriage and subsequent retirement as singer
Mizz Nina married Noh Salleh, vocalist for the indie rock band Hujan, with their wedding held at the former's family residence near Ukay Heights, Ampang on 1 July 2011, which was also her birthday. She performed umrah with her husband and family in 2013. Her change into a more modest image after returning from her pilgrimage came as a surprise to reporters who were used to her as a sexy pop singer. It is also during this period that she had announced to retire her singing career to focus on her production and boutique aspirations, besides her newfound passion for her Muslim faith.
Mizz Nina is also a fashion designer for her own women's fashion label called Mizz Demeanor and Madeena Clothing. In 2014, Mizz Nina organized a World Hijab Day workshop with the latter company MaDeena on 1 February at Amcorp Mall, Shah Alam.
Through her production company, Big Fish Entertainment, Mizz Nina is producing a 13-episode children program, The Cici & Caca Show.
Awards and nominations
Anugerah Industri Muzik (or AIM) (literal English translation: Music Industry Awards), is an annual event similar to Grammy Awards which recognized Malaysia's finest artists. The year indicates the ceremony year, awarding the previous years' works.
The Shout! Awards is an entertainment award show created to celebrate the Malaysian entertainment scene which is said has rapidly developed. The award recognizes people of music, television, film and radio industry as well as the entertainment industry as a whole.
Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (or ABPBH) is an award ceremony that recognizes the most popular artistes of the year. The award is a yearly ceremony organized by one of Malaysia's newspapers, Berita Harian with results entirely based on votes cast by readers.