by Essa

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Off the "Jack The World" mixtape with DJ Mr Thing, coming soon ...

Here's a clip of me and Thing performing it with a full live band:

Catch Yungun and Mr Thing live at Jazz Cafe, Camden, London on 3 November supporting the legendary Elzhi (ex Slum Village). Tickets available here:


released October 29, 2011




Essa London, UK

It's not your typical rap sheet. Born in a leafy suburb, educated at a prestigious boarding school and qualified as a city lawyer. But somewhere along the way (under former name Yungun) Essa became a key figure in UK hip-hop's "golden era" with shameless party joints, cryptic love songs, bilingual Spanglish wordplay and soul-searching escapism, earning nods from the likes of Nas and Mark Ronson. ... more

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