The Velvety Retro Sound
Influenced by iconic vocalists like Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight, Mariah Carey, and Guy Sebastian, Hazrul embarked on his musical journey at a young age. A significant milestone in his career was the collaboration with songwriter Mayuni Omar, leading to victory in the Juara 2002 songwriting competition with the chart-topping ‘Kaulah Segalanya.’ The song garnered a remarkable 8 nominations in 7 different categories at the Anugerah Planet Muzik 2004, including Most Popular Male Artiste (Regional) and Best New Artiste (Regional).
In 2014, Hazrul participated in the Chingay Festival, contributing his vocals to the theme song ‘Knit With One Heart,’ composed by Jay Lin. He also had the honour of performing at the opening ceremony of the SEA Games in June 2015.
Adding to his list of accolades, Hazrul serves as the lead singer of the renowned Singaporean Acappella group, Vocaluptuous.