Life after Campus Superstar 2 was full of gigs, shows and events before Zi Jie enlisted for his National Service. During which, he joined the Music and Drama company for two years. A unit of the Singapore Armed Forces, it was formed in 1973 to boost the morale of soldiers and spread national education messages through song and dance.
“I’ve definitely learnt a lot during my time in Music and Drama Company,” he said. “But of course, Jay Chou will always be my inspirational figure.”
Fun Jam Band
Zi Jie describes Fun Jam Band as a group that lives up to its name, rather literally.
“My band’s name says it all,” he explains. “We bring happiness to our viewers!” A self-proclaimed R&B enthusiast, Zi Jie joined 超級偶像 more than three years back as part of the band. “Yes, it was 3 years ago, time flies! Nothing has changed for me but I’m really glad that a lot of people has started to notice the band on YouTube and leaving comments.” He said. “I really like how some
To those who do not know, Fun Jam Band was formed unknowingly because Zi Jie and another member wanted to learn keyboard from their keyboardist Ein Ein. They decided to record a cover and post it up after their lesson – that was how it all started!
Moving on from the band, Zi Jie is looking forward to the New Year. “For now, I’m still working on my own music and hopefully it will realise in 2014.”
He is also venturing into acting, being the lead actor in Sarah Cheng-De Winnie’s music video Diagonal Rain. Zi Jie also bagged a major supporting role in Jack Neo’s latest movie ‘The Lion Men’ and acted in several Mediacorp Channel 8 drama serials.
Last but not least, Zi Jie has this to say to all the readers - “To all my friends or anyone that is feeling lost in life, hang in there and never give up. I’m sure you’ll make it someday!”
For more information, visit his official facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/raozijie.page
by Melissa Fu