Malaysian YouTuber Joyce Chu, 17, proudly answers questions about whether she is local with her song Malaysia Chabor (chabor means “woman” in the Hokkien dialect), which has garnered over 1.6 million views in slightly more than a week.
Joyce Chu, also known as 四葉草 (four-leaf clover), lives in Johor Bahru (more affectionately called JB) in southern Malaysia, reports Rocket News.
The bubbly 17-year-old has a YouTube channel where she uploads various types of videos, mostly of her singing and playing the guitar.
Malaysian songwriter Namewee tailor-made the song Malaysia Chabor for Joyce, filling in the lyrics with real-life experiences as told by the girl herself.
While Joyce didn’t mention that people ask her “are you local?”, she did mention that many people think that she’s from Korea, possibly due to her makeup and dressing.
Some even think that she went to Korea for plastic surgery. Whether those rumors are for real or made up by people who are jealous of Joyce’s good looks, we don’t know.
But we do know that this light-hearted catchy tune combined with Joyce’s sweet voice and adorable smile is likely to brighten up your day.
Malaysia Chabor was picked up by the news and media in several countries across Asia, thanks to the immense response the video received.