South London’s iconic Punjabi Hip-Hop emcee and filmmaker Raf Saperra has made a hard-hitting album debut with his latest mixtape. Titled “Ruff Around The Edges”, the LP is a glorious nineteen-track record which serves as a far-reaching concoction of raw Punjabi folk and classic Hip-Hop. The mixtape includes Raf-Saperra’s independent single “Modern Mirza”.
Produced by influential Punjabi folk and rap record producers Bobby Kang, G Funk, DJ Juggy, The Culprit, Ransome Beatz, Rafaqat Hussain and himself, Raf-Saperra’s affecting mixtape is released via a limited batch of physical copies – Vinyl, CD & Cassette – and available for digital streaming. The LP is released through London’s underground record label Fat Boy Records and features guest features from Ustaad Latafat Ali Khan, Loun, Myrgasmic and Naseebo Lal.
Check out the exclusive artwork for “Ruff Around The Edges” here.
Besides being a versatile artist of the finest stature, Raf Saperra is one of the most impactful film directors in Punjabi Hip-Hop. In 2021, Saperra filmed and directed the “Celebrity Killer” music video. The Steel Banglez and The Kidd-produced track is the 22nd rap record on Sidhu Moose Wala’s classic Punjabi Hip-Hop LP “Moosetape”.
Watch the leading visuals from Raf-Saperra’s debut tape ‘Ruff Around The Edges’ here.
Stream Raf-Saperra’s debut mixtape ‘Ruff Around The Edges’ here via Spotify or Soundcloud.