Born and raised in Borneo, Brian Joseph Pan a.k.a. MC BE grew up in a musical environment, singing and playing guitar from a tender age of 6. His main influences include soulful and rock acts, and has performed in numerous festivals, roadshows, and private events in and out of the region (e.g: the wedding of the Royal family of Brunei, featuring Ning Baizura). Throughout his 15 years of experience as a performer, MC BE also showcases his groovy band covering genres from pop to rock to funk and dance music.