Emerging model and musician ‘RAJA’, seamlessly blends Hip Hop with the sounds of Bollywood. Having created a buzz in NYC with previous release “Mannequin” ft. Fabolous, ‘RAJA’ now follows up with hit single “Island Gyal” ft. Tory Lanez. With his consistent networking skills and multiple bookings throughout New York, he’s landed a headlining spot for Hot 97’s ‘Who’s Next at SOB’s’ and joined Compound Entertainment: Fever Tour with Armon and Trey and The Bomb Digz.
‘RAJA’s “Island Gyal” is the second single off of his new album Rebirth, a reggae fusion sound, and compliments ‘not 4, not 3, not 2, but just 1’ hook that moves the crowd. With over 100 Spotify curators adding his song to their playlists total streams reached 700k with over 300k of those on Apple Music alone. ‘RAJA’ has dropped the official visual for “Island Gyal” accompanied by Tory Lanez, and directed by Lanez’ lead cinematographer Mid Jordan. Co-directed and edited by Dz. Williams with second camera work by Panoramic Films and Creative Direction by Avery Watson. ‘RAJA’ delivers an inclusive sound which appreciates and respects the Dancehall queens and West Indian culture. Ultimately infusing his urban desi hip-hop sound mix in the game and adding a new dimension to music’s mainstream.
In this music video, you will see ‘RAJA’ arriving very late to his date in a red Lamborghini. His date realizes ‘RAJA’ is a player who’s uninterested in settling down. True to RAJA’s persona, he flirts with a waitress and invites her to Tory Lanez party. You can catch ‘RAJA’ styled in Dolce and Gabbana, an exclusive to the brand, along with various girls refreshing themselves with Belaire and Aquahydrate water. RAJA’s main girl styled in prominent carnival brand “Stonejeh” International, a Brooklyn, NY based company. Cast as Tory Lanez “Island Gyal” is a member of Paris Hilton’s Viceland TV show. Besides ‘RAJA’ and Tory Lanez, the jewelry shines in the video with exclusive designs from Marchello The Jeweler.