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'My throat is sore': Simu Liu crashes concert in surprise Vancouver appearance

This Ken can sing.
Simu Liu made a surprise appearance at AJ Rafael's Vancouver concert at the Biltmore Cabaret on Sept. 18, 2023.

Canadian celebrity Simu Liu made a surprise appearance in Vancouver over the weekend. 

The Barbie actor showed off his vocal talent Monday (Sept. 18) evening, crashing AJ Rafael's performance at the Biltmore Cabaret.

"Thanks to AJ's fans for the loud as [expletive] reception," wrote Liu on Instagram after the concert. "Thanks to the band for learning my songs and being so goddamn talented. My heart is full and my throat is sore."

Is this the actor's way of announcing his new music career?

Rafael and Liu have been singing pals for several years, with videos of their duets on Rafael's YouTube channel dating back to 2020 and 2018.

The YouTuber and singer-songwriter kicked off his "Take Me Back" tour -- the first in nine years -- with two dates in Vancouver on Sept. 17 and Sept. 18, before heading south to Seattle.

Fans shared photos and videos of the moment on social media. 


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