Worth Watching in 2021: Local hip-hop artist Yung Raja takes crack at American market

Yung Raja's unique bilingual flow has served him well in markets like billion-strong India.
Yung Raja's unique bilingual flow has served him well in markets like billion-strong India.PHOTO: HANS GOH

With his heady blend of spitfire Tamil-English rap, hip-hop artist Yung Raja is among a handful of entertainers successfully putting Singapore on the global music map.

The Def Jam South East Asia artist is taking a crack at the American market, the first Singaporean to be promoted globally by parent record label Universal Music Group this year.

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