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Heize + Marc
Allante Close-Up

Talking musical inspiration and collaboration.

Heize in her studio Heize in her studio

When K-pop princess Heize and acclaimed artist Marc Allante came together to co-produce the chart-topping music video Jenga, neither knew what to expect. Battling distance and different creative styles, the two came together with the Samsung S Pen.

Heize in the studio Heize in the studio

Heize: The K-pop superstar

Singer/songwriter Heize gained international fame by weaving stories with cool yet emotive vocals and R&B melodies. The South Korean singer frequently travels around the world touring, and her Samsung devices are her ultimate creative tools.

“The idea for music doesn’t come just because I sit down to write. It comes suddenly when I am doing other work, playing, or even sleeping.”

–Heize

Heize working with her S Pen. Heize working with her S Pen.
Marc Allante working with the Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Marc Allante working with the Samsung Notebook 9 Pen

Marc Allante: The renowned illustrator

Artist Marc Allante is famous for his unique style and global context. Blending Western painting techniques with traditional Eastern inks, Marc uses his art as a reflection of his own Chinese-French ancestry and an increasingly globalized world.

Heize – Jenga (feat. Gaeko) Heize – Jenga (feat. Gaeko)

The birth of Jenga

Together, they created the chart-topping new single “Jenga.” Inspired by their collaboration, the song digs deep into the ideas of freedom and expression as they both explore the world from a fresh perspective. To commemorate the hit, Marc created accompanying artwork featuring vivid colours and fine details.

One of Marc Allante’s original works for the video, “Jenga”. One of Marc Allante’s original works for the video, “Jenga”.

“It was a quick transition for me to go from traditional to digital sketching and painting.”

–Marc

Marc Allante works on a Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Marc Allante works on a Samsung Notebook 9 Pen

The key to collaboration

With the Samsung S Pen, your ability to create is limited only by your imagination.

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