This would be my 4th Hennessy Artistry event this year. It's HA's 5th event but I missed the one that was held last year. After going to HA so many times, I would say that I've never been bored with it because they always get good celebrities to grace the event. This time around, Shayne Ward, Until June and The Dey were performing. It was also my first time to Orange Club, a humble little club behind BBC along Jalan Kia Peng. Parking is easily available at Menara HLA for a flat rate of RM6.00.
Knowing the big crowd that would be thronging to Orange Club for the event, I drove my sisters and her friends early and by 9.45pm, we were there lining up for the registration and thus spending RM5.20 for toll fees. I know, what am I doing by using highways on this Saturday where probably 50% of the people in the city had gone back to their hometown for the coming Hari Raya?!! But still, lucky we were there early. When we were inside, I heard that the queue was so long and inside the club, it was already packed like sardines.
We managed to get a good spot on the left side of the stage where it's less stuffy and less crowded. The space was mostly occupied by my sisters' and my friends where we've got a pretty good view of all the artistes that performed that night. It started with a (typical girl squeal) very cute DJ - Tom Price. He was so so cute that me and my sisters can't take our eyes off him. Had no idea who he is but his good looks is a fact!
It was good fun to be so near the stage where you could see the performances and artistes at such proximity. The performance of Until June was quite good but lack the clubbing atmosphere. The best the crowd could do was to stand there and nod. The songs were nice but a bit "emo". And next came The Dey. The name is derived from the group members' first initial and this Latin Hip Hop group is following the styles of the Black Eyed Peas. One of their famous appearances is alongside Sean Kingston and Juelz Santana in " There's Nothin". They did a good job in bringing the hype to the crowd.
Next came Shayne Ward - the person that everyone was waiting for. At just 24 years old, he's been quite popular. He won the X Factor competition in the UK and since then he had released two albums. I liked his single "Breathless" but he didn't sing that song yesterday. He sang a few songs including "Apologise" (Timbaland ft One Republic) and a collaboration with The Dey.
The performances ended about 12.30 - 1am and DJ came out to spin for the rest of the night. My sister, our friends and I had a crazy time on the dance floor. We met some pretty cool friends yesterday who loves to party and we drank and we danced like mad people until 2am. There wasn't a need for us to walk to the bar for drinks as there was this Hennessy guy who walks around with a jug of Hennessy and did all the refilling for us throughout the night. Did I forget to mention that he looked cute too?!! Haha...no wonder I kept on emptying my glass.
And the red carpet poses......
And acting Djs....
Overall, the party has been satisfactory. The music is always a good mix of everything from Hip Hop to Tranz because that's what Hennessy Artistry is all about - the global art of mixing. I love the free Hennessy there especially Hennessy Miami. How often could you have good music, good company and free flow of good alcohol? Now, the lacking ingredient would be good chocolates. Any chocolates for next Hennessy Artistry?!! Alcoholics rejoice!