Saturday, December 11, 2021

Get to Know Geiko, the Young Artist Who Created a Song out of Her Love for Shopee





If you’re looking for a fresh new sound to add to your playlist, then you can count on up-and-coming artist geiko’s mellow voice and catchy beats to deliver. She recently released a new single entitled “Oh no I’m on Shopee again,” and it perfectly captures Filipinos’ passion for online shopping.

 

Since 2017, geiko has been making waves on YouTube with her covers and original songs, gaining thousands of subscribers in the process. A self-taught musician, geiko got into music at three years old and started writing songs at just six years old, and eventually started uploading covers on YouTube. She finds creative inspiration from musicians of all genres, from OPM legends like APO Hiking Society and Eraserheads to K-Pop superstars. She describes her own music style as “something that makes you want to stare into nothingness, jump and dance around in public without the fear of judgement, or cry in the bathroom.”

 

Though shy, geiko loves performing. “I love seeing reactions to my music. It makes me happy that people can relate to my music,” she shares.

 

geiko’s latest release, “Oh no I’m on Shopee again,” might just be her most relatable one yet. She shares that since window shopping is one of her favorite ways to pass the time, browsing Shopee is akin to falling into a rabbit hole. She constantly finds more and more items she wants to check out. The app serves as her one-stop shop for school, art, and music essentials and so much more.

 

“I love anything cute, like bags that look like a loaf of bread and a chicken, or items that have animals on it. I look for glasses too, it's becoming quite a collection for me. I also look for art materials, music equipment, and other things that can improve my work flow. Right now I’m eyeing new keyboards, both for typing and for making music,” she says.

 

As she was scrolling through the app one day, she realized she couldn’t afford any of the items on her wishlist. But she didn’t just “stare at my phone and cry.” She actually went ahead and wrote a song about it, finishing the lyrics in one go and recording the song on the same day.

 

The quirky lyrics, narrated in geiko’s soft, smooth voice, takes listeners through a fun, colorful world of “radishes, froggies, cow printed trimmed candies… music things and stationary”—just a few of the items on geiko’s budol wishlist.

 

Speaking of budols—when it comes to them, geiko abides by just one rule: “If may gusto ka, add to cart mo. If ‘di ka makatulog kakaisip, check out mo na ‘yan!

 

Play geiko’s “Oh no I’m on Shopee again” while you scroll through Shopee. Listen to it on geiko’s official Spotify and Youtube channels. A short version of the song is also available on TikTok.

 

Watch geiko perform “Oh no I’m on Shopee again” live for the first time at the 12.12 Big Christmas Sale TV Special this December 12, 10:30 PM on GMA-7 and Shopee Live.

 

Download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play.

 

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About Shopee

Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia & Taiwan. Shopee connects shoppers, brands, and sellers across Asia and other fast-growing markets, empowering anyone to buy and sell anywhere and at any time.

Shopee offers an easy, secure, and engaging experience that is enjoyed by millions of people daily. It offers a wide product assortment, supported by integrated payments and logistics, as well as popular entertainment features tailored for each market. Shopee is also a key contributor to the region’s digital economy with a firm commitment to helping brands and entrepreneurs succeed in e-commerce.

Shopee is a part of Sea Limited (NYSE:SE), a leading global consumer internet company. In addition to Shopee, Sea’s other core businesses include its digital entertainment arm, Garena, and digital financial services arm, SeaMoney. Sea’s mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology.

About Shopee Mall

Shopee Mall is the region’s leading online mall offering one-stop access to a wide range of international and local brands and retailers. Shoppers can enjoy three guarantees delivered by Shopee Mall -- 100% authentic products, free returns and free shipping. With always-on deals, entertainment and a robust loyalty programme, Shopee Mall offers an unparalleled online shopping experience and best value all year round.

About ShopeePay

ShopeePay is an integrated mobile wallet that offers users easy access to digital payment services. Launched in the Philippines in 2019, ShopeePay enables a seamless shopping experience by allowing users to make online payments on Shopee, top-up their wallets, and transfer and withdraw funds.

 

ShopeePay makes it easier to shop and do business. It provides users with a convenient, secure, and rewarding payment option; it empowers businesses and helps them capture new opportunities.

 

ShopeePay is part of SeaMoney, the digital financial services arm of Sea Group. A leading digital payments and financial services provider in Southeast Asia, SeaMoney’s mission is to better the lives of individuals and businesses in the region with financial services 

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