Woodlands hip-hop luminary Akeem Jahat may be elusive lately, but that doesn't mean that he isn't hard at work behind the scenes at Greendoor Studios working on his highly-anticipated forthcoming album.
With amazing (and diverse) singles such as '$ua' and 'Bu$a' earning Akeem plaudits earlier this year, alongside his standout guest appearance on Malaysian rapper SonaOne's latest LP, the demand for the cross-Causeway sensation is only getting stronger.
The Temper Trap live in Singapore
Heeding those incessant calls for new material, Akeem Jahat has finally unveiled his first fresh track since June in 'Risau' - and boy, is it a winner. Introspective, piano-driven and soulful, the new single is resplendent with Golden Era vibes, aided by producer and arranger Kuzai, alongside outstanding guest vocals from Arinda Raxi.
Alongside '$ua' this another one of Akeem's lush, instrument-heavy songs that demands to be performed with a live band, and we sure hope we get to see it some day.
In the meantime, you can listen to the wonderful studio version of 'Risau' below.
Bandwagon in 2017