“This gifted lyricist is a breath of fresh air for the culture!!!” - Black Press Radio
Rapper / Songwriter
Meet AKBAR, a gifted, prolific lyricist and songwriter influenced by J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar and the legendary God MC “Rakim.” The 25 year-old is a former college student hailing from Columbus, Ohio with a conscious rap style and lyrical maturity far beyond his years. Signed by R&B Icon Karyn White to her label Supernova Unlimited. AKBAR’s sound is underpinned with knowledge of self-love and black empowerment. This year, AKBAR’s set to blow, starting with his debut single ‘YRBG’ (an acronym for ‘Young Righteous Black Girl’) as well as his second single " Everlasting Thought ( Gotta Keep Movin) " an anthem for the culture that gives insight to the mind of young black men in the inner cities. Streaming on all platforms.
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