(Repeat) Check it out, yo, yo, yo.
(Repeat) Negaraku, Negarakuku.
I love my country, only when you have a country youhave a home. Only with a home then there will be me, standing herewith youLoudly singing, don’t be afraid. Even though I curse all the time. My song, is just like the durian. Tough and spiky, only. To see if you dare to open it, to look at the truth inside. It can be very stinky, it can be very fragrant. It only depends on what kind of nostrils you have.
Our police is called Mata. Because they have very shiny eyes. Once it’s New Year, they will be very hard working. Holding pens but they will rarely write you a receipt. Because they are thirsty, they need to drink tea. Also kopi-O, want to add sugar? If they add sugar, their mouths will sweetly smile at you. When you are leaving. They will even go “Tata.”
Negaraku Tanah tumpahnya darahku Rakyat hidup bersatu dan maju.
This phenomenon, doesn’t need any improvements. Neither does it need strengthening, the police and the people work together. A cup of coffee keeps our relationship temperate. I so very suka. At least I won’t go home and receive a saman (fine orticket). My dad would sure be pissed. I would also kiong kan (swear word in Cantonese for“get raped”), with no car to drive. What to do, this time so very kao lat (an expression,something like aiyo)With no car, how do I go out and play? With no car, how do I wage “wild war”? (I don’t knowwhat it means but I assume it has something to do witha girl) With no car, how do I go and watch ah kua?(transvestites)This country, I like it very much.
5 in the morning
There’s even a morning call to wake me up
Sometimes a few of them will sing together
When you listen to it, it’s like a love duet
The voice ululates like an R&B song
Even though sometimes they sing until it’s out of tune
Even though sometimes they even sing until theirvoices break
Some sound like cockerels, but they wake up earlier than them
This way we can know the time to get ready for class and for work
Don’t blame, the government only takes cares of the natives
Don’t blame, we don’t receive equal care
Only this way we can prove that we
Chinese are not afraid of hard work
Only this way we can train ourselves to find asolution during hard times
Don’t feel weird about their standards Because this only shows that we are smart (or capable)Children who are not spoilt will not be dependant
Because you see some children are still not weaned off breast-feeding.
Rahmat bahagiaTuhan kurniakan Raja kitaSelamat bertakhta.
People who hide in government departments are even better (even more capable)
They can do everything so slowly
Even when people are queuing, are cursing stinky lelai(what’s that?)
They’re chill and unfazed
Sometimes they even bring out their kuih
They eat their nyonya kuih
More people will continue queuing up
Even when you curse stinky lelai it doesn’t matter
Because the guard at the side is dreaming
And he won’t scold you one lah.
They wrap up their heads; walk slowly and cross theroad slowly
When you pass in the car you even have to let them pass first
The most important thing is to live happily; the most important thing is to live comfortably
Don’t be like the Chinese
Busy the whole day, very tough
We really cannot NOT admire this spirit”
Because this is their attitude in life.
I’ve been saying good things in this song
I believe those of you who are pissed at me will like this now
The world is peaceful, and full of hope
No one is hurt, there aren’t any riots
You’re so classy, you’re so elegant
Your kicapkicapkicapkicap is fragrant, and you don’t curse
You guys are the most high class, every day it’s just romancing
Listening to Guang Liang Pin Guan (this local Chineseartiste)
But he already ran to Taiwan
Private school students graduate
It’s so very tough to get admitted into local universities
Actually we don’t have to get pissed about this issue
Actually this is the a very noble plan by the government
They want us to explore the world, to find new opportunities for ourselves
To learn things and come back and repay the country
This is plan is so great, I can’t quibble about it
All over the world you can see Malaysia’s children They’re like refugees, so very shiok (expression fororgasm or high)
2007, Malaysia’s having Visit Malaysia Year
The Chinese culture is brought out and paraded
The government doesn’t even care about private school students
The certificate is thrown into the longkang (ditch),just like me
Graduated and went to Taiwan
Learned about things, and got ready to come back to repay my country
I stood on the streets of Taipei with my guitar
But my mouth still sings.
Rahmat BahagiaTuhan kurniakan Raja kita Selamat bertakhta.
Cheh, that's the video kah?
Insulting meh? The fact that he used the Negaraku song for his parody could be perceived by the Malaysian public as offensive but really, do we need to go over the horizon for this? The Negaraku song is originally an english song with an Hawaiian feel, Mamula Moon or most commonly known as the Terang Bulan. It was adopted by the state of Perak because it was the last song sang by a Malaya warrior before he was exiled to the Seychelles. He could've sang Itik Gembo-gembo but he liked Mamula Moon better for its mellow vibe is vibrant and exotic. Like Malaysia.
No, I'm not at all offended by this video. It is somewhat the truth, potrayed in a pretty -in-your-face- manner. Does that make me any less Malaysian to see the logic in the video?
The focal point of the video is the corrupted police force, lazy government workers and the unjust government. The rapper, Namewee must have experienced a taste of giving out duit kopi to policemen. This is not strange at all. I'd seen many taukeh belanja policemen in their kedai and sometimes see how policemen turned a blind eye with a cheap bribe. But with their increase of salary recently, I'm expecting them to stop this indignity. I was arrested once when I was at Melawati because they suspected me of being a chinese secret society member. They weren't the nicest bunch, that I've to admit. But, they're doing the job, and they didn't ask for any bribe. Salutelah.
Government workers, well some or most of them are lazy. They have a pretty static salary, a static lifestyle, a not so static mid-life crisis and a extremely static savings. Who could blame them for being static with their work? They face no extreme challenges and hardships like most businessmen and workers of private sectors. They buy their kuih, go to Carrefour to buy their weekly domestic necessities and head straight back home to deal with their kids. Same-old. Same-old.
Yes, the government has a pretty lopsided ruling on education. Because of their race-induced selection of university students, MCA, Gerakan, and DAP has to adapt to the government education flaws and introduce semi-government chinese schools to prepare students to do their A-levels and study overseas. This had made chinese students to minimize interactions with other Malaysians and caused them to be unfamiliar with the diversity of Malaysia. Namewee is a perfect example, being taught in a chinese school and sent to Taiwan to study.
Siapa salah? Kitalah salah.
It is not uncommon for this to happen. When a minority are forced to face extreme challenges, they will learn to adapt to the harsh environment, causing them to be ahead in many fields. Take the American Jews for example. Once critisized and publicly mistreated by hillbillies American, now they are the frontier in business and management in the whole of US. Japan is another product of pressing international criticism. You bomb me des, I'll make bigger bomb des. You now buy bomb from me des. Who win now deska?
Malay senstivity huh? I thought this is an Islamic state? As an Islamic state, tribalism and racism should be abolished. During the time of Prophet Muhammad, Jews, Arabs and Africans enjoyed equal amount of national pleasantaries. Fact. So shouldn't we do the same, if let say, we're a Muslim country. Non-muslim organizations and political parties should realize this FACT. That they will be given equal treatment if this country is an Islamic country.
I am not so worried about the future malays prospects. Most Malaysian chinese are beginning to become contented with their economical prominence and now(more than ever) began to see the light. The light. Lights coming from LEDs and screen monitors and flickering Samsung phones. More Malaysian malays are working under big chinese companies and later, much later when the older generation resides, the only people capable of continuing business will not be Cosplay enthusiasts, computer nerds, full time gamers, or trendsetters with wacky hairstyles. It will be the plain-looking Malays who uses the LRT to go to work, only to be ketuk by their chinese employers because of this and that. This and that.
C'mon man, we're not so different, Namewee. I know you know that the whole Malaysia knows that we all have to eat rice everyday. Strip your skin and you'll find that your flesh colour is the same as any indians or malays. Well, in the ehem-ehem department Indian might be a bit over-endowed and chinese under-endowed,,.... but that's not the point here! The point is... (what was the point again?)..
Oh right, Merdeka!