Akeem Jahat keeps thing real – dropping drill bangers with an unpredictable flow in both English and Malay minus the cliché tropes of expensive cars, hard cash and groupies.
What's the story behind spitting bilingual bars?
I’ve always been an English rapper first, but it’s hard to compete. When the K-Pop wave came about, I realised that melting two languages brings about a different flavour. And for the cats who don’t know much about Singapore, it’s like an education of sorts.
What sets you apart from your idol Biggie?
Definitely the language and personality. It’s a battle between Brooklyn, New York versus Woodlands, Singapore.