Meet 3Mix, the new ‘boy band’ set to take Britain by storm…
Via BBC News
Boy band 3Mix are sitting in EMI’s London offices looking every inch the perfect teen idols, from their baby-faced good looks and meticulously back-combed hair to their carefully co-ordinated clothes.
“We’re proud to be a boy band,” says singer Myan Mirza.
“We grew up listening to the likes of Boyz II Men, ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, so there’s no shame there.”
Like their idols, Mirza and his bandmates Usman Mirza and Karim Ismail are all in their early 20s, but there is one key difference – they are all Asian.
They are the first act to sign to new label Gorgeous Brown, a joint venture between EMI and long-time A&R man Aadil Rasheed, who is also the band’s manager.
“We have a vibrant British Asian music scene, but the problem has been that it stays in its own niche, it’s been very difficult for Asian artists to break into the mainstream,” Rasheed says.
He puts this down to the type of music the scene is producing – but also to the level of support from mainstream media.
“If you compare Asian music with black music, black music has had 40 years to evolve, Asian music feels like it’s had about 15 minutes.
“We still feel like novelty artists.” Continue Reading….
For a start they look incredibly camp and incredibly manafactured.
They also need to fire their stylist and the hairstylist.
Anyway check out the track/video Put It On Me
Weak! but the preteens will probably love it!
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