Hitting The Right Notes
MEN 'S FOLIO Singapore|September 2019
Hitting The Right Notes
Being young, dumb and bold might be the new way to fame – above and beyond the honing of craft.
Daniel Li

Social media is the reflection of this generation – it is all about the image Generation Z portrays online. Getting the likes, ego-boosting comments, and having a strong “ratio game” are important goals for someone living in the young, digital age. The tried-and-tested formula is to be good-looking, entertaining, and/or be willing to do peculiar stunts to get the “Insta-game” on.

Frankly, that is not much different from being today’s celebrities. Take a look at popular music artistes or YouTube stars; they usually have one of the aforementioned reasons as a common denominator. Another way of seeing it is that talent no longer substantiate the making of a star, and this is an increasing trend we are faced with in our generation. This proposes a new definition to the term “talent”, which captures both a skill and a unique personality.


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September 2019