Guest DJ at Zouk Singapore forced to end set early to make way for Najib’s son

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PATRONS of Zouk Singapore on Saturday night were disappointed and angered when Fadi of Egyptian trance music duo Aly & Fila was asked to end his set prematurely so that the son of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak could take over.

Says reported that Najib’s son, Norashman Najib, had asked to play an impromptu set that night, causing him to cut into Fadi’s set.

A video was posted to YouTube showing Fadi’s reaction after being informed that he would have to finish his set earlier than scheduled:

Fadi can be heard saying, “It seems that Zouk here wants someone else to play. Not only because of that, but because he’s the son of a prime minister.”

Before leaving the deck, he added that he would not play at Zouk anymore, as they had “insulted” him with the request.

Afterwards, Zouk Singapore posted a clarification on the incident to their Facebook page:

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With regards to last night's incident that happened at the end of Aly and Fila's set, we would like to clarify that it…

Posted by Zouk Singapore on Sunday, March 6, 2016

However, netizens blasted the popular club venue for its decision, with most saying that Zouk had disrespected a well-known DJ and that the incident reflected poorly on the Zouk brand name.

The following are a few comments posted in response to Zouk Singapore’s statement:

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