Today Senegalese-American rapper, singer, song writer, and producer Zakee released his first single over on Okayafrica.  Okayplayer might remember Zakee from performing at our huge Celebrate Brooklyn Okayafrica lauch event last July alongside The Roots and Talib Kweli.  Now, he’s set to release his debut project, Assimiliations this spring.  Expect heavy bass, synths, electro, raps and catchy, melodic hooks.  Below, check out “Dark Crystal,” featuring Vinicius de Moraes and Esau Mwamwaya (from The Very Best).  Head over to Okayafrica for more on Zakee.

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  • Kesha

    this track is so fucking hot

  • Hannah

    I love how ZAKEE is always pushing the limit with his eclectic tracks…he’s gotta be the best producer in the Electronic game coming out of Philly since Diplo. I just came from his show on friday and was blown away. This kid is the truth. I love you ZAKEE xoxoxo

  • Scott

    very diverse taste. I like this track

  • Slipp

    This reminds me of a Gorillaz track. What a great find. I def wasnt expecting this..this is way hott

  • Natalia

    Killer sounds.totally loving the vibe

  • obamarocks

    Everybody go to Youtube. Beyonce and Nicky are on a remix together on her lead single Run the World Girls. Its produced by this guy name Fyuchur. Its Hot!! Both of their fans love it