Yung Raja has been deemed as Southeast Asia’s next big bilingual hip-hop artist to blow. Retuning to the scene with a new installment he has crafted up a freestyle that showcases his superstar qualities.
This releases highlights Raja’s effortless word play and eloquent ability to switch between English and Tamil languages. Pairing his bilingual vocals over a trap beat, create a unique listening experience that can be heard throughout. The fresh freestyle comes off the back of his recently released single “Mami” which is also the Track of The Week by Yasser for BBC Asian Network. The video for the song has already surpassed over 100,000 views on Youtube and rising. Check out the song and technicolor video, here.
Alongside the freestyle, Yung Raja uploaded an informational video titled “Shtambi Shterminology” explaining down his everyday slang and Tamil phrases. It is so exciting to hear such a unique vibe that the music industry is simply not used to hearing. Learn more about Yung Raja below.
About Yung Raja
Named one of NME’s 100 artist of 2021, breakthrough rapper Yung Raja has been dubbed as Southeast Asia’s next avant-garde bilingual hip hop artist. Known for his tasteful unification of English and Tamil culture in his lyrics.
He found viral success in Asia after releasing a string of singles including “Poori Gang,” “Mustafa” and “Mad Blessings” — the latter of which received cosigns by the likes of Lupe Fiasco and M.I.A.. Raja went on to amass over 11 million plays, a record deal with Def Jam SEA and a whirlwind run that saw him play shows across the continent and a stint in India recording for the famous Kollywood industry.
Click here to view Yung Raja’s new freestyle.