The rise of hip hop in Asia with Yung Raja | The Coconuts Podcast | May 8, 2020

Byron Perry chews the fat with Singaporean rapper Yung Raja about the hip hop scene in Asia, what it’s like to rap in two languages, and much more.

Yung Raja — known for his hit tracks “Mustafa” and “Mad Blessings” — is signed to Def Jam South East Asia, has worked with fashion brands including Gucci and Louis Vuitton, and won an Asian Academy Creative Award for hosting Yo! MTV Raps Asia.

The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, and Bali. Listen to headline news and insightful interviews on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.

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