How local comedian got stuck with the 'vulgar' name 'Fakkah'

18 May 2013 / 3 years 5 months ago

Photo: Fakkah FuzzThe thought of changing his potentially awkward stage moniker has crossed his mind several times over the last three years.But local stand-up comedian and YouTube musician Fakkah Fuzz - his real name is Muhd Fadzri Abd Rashid - eventually decided against it."The name was meant to be a joke, it was something that popped into my head when I first started doing stand-up in 2010 and I decided to go with it," recalled the 27-year-old, a stunt performer at Universal Studios Singapore, over the phone."I am aware it sounds a little vulgar and yeah, I did have initial concerns over whether I'd face problems if I had to go on radio shows."But then my (Facebook) fanpage took off, overseas audiences recognise me as Fakkah Fuzz...I guess in a way, it's already stuck with me."Earlier this month, along with fellow homegrown stand-up comics Rishi Budhrani and Jinx Yeo, Fadzri represented Singapore at the annual Sydney Comedy Festival.Read the full story in The New Paper.

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