Through thick and thin: Four Singaporean music artistes and their managers

Yung Raja and his manager Ezekiel Keran, also known as Flightsch. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Everyone sees the singer in the spotlight, but few notice the manager standing in the wings.

Yet while managers stay mostly in the background to handle the business side of things, they also play a critical role as mentors and confidants in developing an artiste's career - and sometimes even become as close as family.

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