This is the new rebuilt Hella Chluy app.Who knew five Khmer words could go insanely viral—touching and reaching generations of diaspora Cambodians all across the globe. The trilogy “Sh*t Cambodian Folks Say” introduced Hella Chluy’s now famous phrase “Haing jong tver gang eh?” (Do you want to be a gangster?) has garnered over 537,877 YouTube views at the time of this publication.
Hella Chluy is a Cambodian American entertainer that specialize in musical parodies and comedic skits. Born as Phanit Duong, the second generation refugee began writing and recording music at the age of 15 in the Pacific Northwest. Duong's stardom began in 2012 when he released the now legendary, "Shit Cambodian Folks Say" on YouTube that broke 100,000 views in 24 hours. "Chluy," which loosely means "disrespectful" in the Khmer language, uses popular American music to depict stories of the Cambodian American experience. Today, Duong's fan base has grown internationally and he performs regularly across America in the nation's largest Khmer populated communities like Long Beach, Lowell, Seattle, and Philadelphia.