Raashan Ahmad is an MC with a thriving career as a solo artist and front man for the live hip-hop group Mission/Crown City Rockers. Raashan has had music featured in Movies, Video Games and multiple shows on MTV and VH1.
Raashan’s albums The Push and the groundbreaking For What You’ve Lost garnered worldwide attention and earned him the devoted admiration of fans as he has toured feverishly throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Australia, and Brazil. Raashan Ahmad is known for his intimate performance style where he bares all and let’s the audience in on a journey into hip hop, soul, and universal truths that transgress language, culture, and nationality.
International tastemaker Gilles Peterson proclaimed For What You’ve Lost’s – Pain on Black as one of his top ten songs of the year in 2010 and invited Raashan to perform at his World Wide Awards 2011 in London.
Raashan has collaborated with the some of music’s brightest and most respected artists including Chali 2na of J5, Gift of Gab of Blackalicious, Aloe Blacc (Stones Throw), Greg Errico (Sly and The Family Stone) and so many more. Currently working on his next album, expect more genre defying collaborations and another world tour. Stay tuned.