The short film and music video is a short story about a man who lives in the kampung of Malaysia but loses his job and has to leave the kampung for the city (KL) Where he loses all his money and tries to change himself for success.
Therefor the song title UBAH.
G.L.A stands for Gentlemans & Ladies Association. Or in Bahasa Melayu GILA which means crazy. Cause the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. Founded in July 2012.
Consists of two artists. Rizal Karim & Zarul Bakar
Rizal Karim is born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden.
Originally from Malaysia (Malaysian citizen). Where his parents are born in Melaka and raised in Singapore. Rizals father moved to Europe in his 20ies.Rizal had his studies in New York University and Berkeley College. (New York City)
Moved to Malaysia in 2012. Rizal was inspired by P.Ramlee. As a young boy where he learned bahasa melayu at home with his parents his mother Normah Aman selected Old bujang lapok P.Ramlee movies for him to learn about malay culture and music.
Zarul Bakar was born in Malaysia but stayed in various countries around the world with his family where they were working overseas.
While in 2007 Zarul resided in Sweden where his mother had an management position for a malay company. Rizal and Zarul met where they talked about doing music in the future. Met up in 2012 where they collaborated for a shortfilm music video project titled UBAH.
G.L.A – Ubah was released 2nd week of November and the week after it was nominated for 2 awards at VIMA 2013.