Dehradun’s fierce emcee and songwriter Dakait, real Saurav Singh Rawat, has finally released his star-studded debut album “Dev Nagri Aur Main”.
Produced by iconic superproducer Sez On The Beat, the massive 12-track LP features guest verses by Delhi’s ruthless emcee Raga, The MVMNT labelmate Yungsta and Dakait’s Team Evolution affiliates Aniket Raturi & 2FISTD.
The LP, which has been in the works at least since April, arrives amidst a slew of major releases by the “UK 07 Se” emcee.
Notably, the LP features Dakait’s sprawling rap record “Dev Nagri” alongside 9 provocative song titles – “Balawala Bad Bois”, “Dan Dana Dan”, “Tooth Dil”, “Sahi Aur Galat”, “Aatmasamman”, “Boom Shankar (Interlude)”, “Haan Main Wahi”, “Rolla”, “Viraasat” and “UK Rituals”.
Further, “Dev Nagri Aur Main” is home to an interlude – “Boom Shankar” – and “From Dada Ji” Skit which, as per Dakait, mark “a true celebration of the pahaadi culture, stories, emotions and perspectives.”
Alongside the full-length LP, Dakait has shared epic visuals for “Haan Mai Wahi”. The flagrant music video, directed by Uttarakhand’s influential rap filmmaker Lakshay Khanduri, furthers Dakait’s unprecedented influence in Indian rap music alongside Hip-Hop mainstays from the Himalayas including Encore ABJ & Calm, Karma and more.
Watch “Haan Main Wahi” music video by Dakait below.
“Dev Nagri Aur Main” arrive through an exclusive partnership between The MVMNT and coveted record label Mass Appeal India.
Stream ‘Dev Nagri Aur Main’ LP by Dakait via Spotify.