Singaporean breakthrough artist Yung Raja has been dubbed as Southeast Asia’s next avant-garde bilingual hip-hop artist. He was discovered on Twitter which led to his appearance on the 16 Baris Cypher Show.

Yung Raja found viral success following the release of his debut single “Mustafa” with 2.4M views on YouTube, following up with his second single “Mad Blessings” with 1.8M views that caught the eyes of Lupe Fiasco and M.I.A, and was the first English-Tamil song to be played on Malaysia’s leading Malay radio station, Era. His third single “The Dance Song” with 1.3M YouTube views has since accumulated over 6M views on the official TikTok challenge. Three tracks in, the rapper has already amassed over 5M Spotify streams on Spotify.


• Featured on NME ‘100 artists to watch’ list in 2021, The Jimmy Fallon Show, VICE Asia, Yo MTV! Raps Asia (host for two consecutive seasons), Hype beast, Brown Girl Magazine, NME Asia, Vogue and many more.

• Won the Asian Academy Creative Award for Best Lifestyle/Entertainment Presenter and Host for his work on Yo! MTV Raps in 2019.

• Winner at *SCAPE Youth Music Awards 2021 for Rap Artist of the Year and Rap Single of the Year (The Dance Song)