One of the most influential public figure in Hong Kong music industry, Denise Ho.
Widely known as HOCC, Singer songwriter, music producer, high-profile LGBT activist, and an award-winning actress,.and more ,she is an icon of style, a charismatic public personality, occasional starlet of the silver screen and a chameleonic musical figure who has morphed from the commercial to the indiependent in hk mainstream music scene.
HOCC grew up in Hong Kong and Montreal. Her unconventional musical performances deliver strong social messages and challenge gender norms, and have captivated a multi-generational audience in Asia. She supported students in the Umbrella Movement and has been politically resilient. BBC listed her in the “one hundred influential and inspirational women of 2016.”
She set up her own record label goomusic HK, and held her recent concert “Dear Friend” at the Hong Kong Coliseum. Over 300 non-corporate sponsors crowdfunded her return to the stage. 4 Shows - a total of 50,000 ticket were sold out in a day. with supporters mainly from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China, but not all of them were her fans. Many people supported her because she stood up for LGBT rights and equality in the city of Hong Kong.