SYOK introduces first Iban podcast, ‘Sada Iban with Shirly and Nomi’

SYOK introduces first Iban podcast, ‘Sada Iban with Shirly and Nomi’

All Malaysians can stream this SYOKcast series via the SYOK app or website


• The Iban community can now enjoy ‘Sada Iban with Shirly and Nomi’ (Sada Iban Begulai Enggau Shirly and Nomi), the first Iban SYOKcast (podcast) series featuring current topics and discussions from the perspective of popular Iban personalities and experts from various fields including music, entertainment, culture, history and more. 

• Co-hosted by Shirly and Nomi, popular Iban YouTubers, they take listeners through a series of entertaining and motivating discussions, which also uncover the nuances, realities and success stories of the Iban community. 

• Shirly and Nomi, are some of the pioneering Iban digital content creators and have grown their social presence to encompass more than 210,000 followers across all social media platforms.  As multilingual social media personalities, they are able to converse in Malay, Chinese and English, in addition to their mother tongue – Iban. They enjoy highlighting current trends, news, and topics from the Iban community through vlogs, dramas, and more formats, which they creatively develop themselves. 

• The first episode, ‘Iban Popular Music Then and Now’ explores behind the scenes of Iban music industry and how musicians face the demand and challenges, with appearances from: Gibbson, the founder of the successful Iban music production company ‘Kaban Music Production’; Melissa Francis, popular Iban singer; and HSW (Hayrington Suring William), a rising Iban rapper and independent producer behind popular Iban music among youth. 

• Meanwhile, episode two, ‘Iban YouTubers: Breaking into the new era of entertainment’ talks about the future of Iban content on YouTube with Julai Billie and Presley Lah, popular Iban YouTubers who share their struggles and passions with hosts, Shirly and Nomi.

• Follow SYOK for more fresh, exciting episodes of ‘Sada Iban with Shirly and Nomi’.


“Over the years we have received many requests for a dedicated Iban platform for the growing Iban community. Today we are delighted to be able to offer the Iban community localised digital content with ‘Sada Iban with Shirly and Nomi’ hosted by popular Iban personalities, Shirly and Nomi. The idea of the Iban podcast is to foster closer interactions among the community with Iban entertainment, talkshows, community happenings and so on.” 


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