After much calculation in the studio, Zamaera has released her quasi-self-titled EP, Z and an accompanying The Chicago Sessions documenatary, that showcases the fabric of her artistry.
The four-track effort features the “Z vs Z” video the Malaysian MC premiered with HipHopDX in August 2018.
Stream the project below, the Bryan Tan-directed doc above and follow her on Instagram @zamaeraaa.
[This post has been updated. The following was originally published on August 15, 2018.]
Malaysia-bred rapper Zamaera isn’t with the shits when it comes to dealing with preconceived notions about female MCs (especially ones of Asian descent).
Her HipHopDX-premiered latest single, “Z vs Z,” toes the line of lyricism and fine instrumentation as she spits fevered bars over a full-scale orchestra.
In regards to why there aren’t more Asian women in rap, Zamaera tells HipHopDX, “Maybe it’s because women are constantly scrutinized by the public, no matter what we do? It’s rather scary and overwhelming to put yourself out in a “male-dominated industry” only to be objectified and not taken seriously.”
Welp, creed, color and class-isms hold no place in Hip Hop music (especially when it’s simply dope) and Zamaera is noticeably ascending her career along. She’s already graced the same Good Vibes Festival stage as SZA, Vince Staples, LORDE and more with more performances on the horizon.
Indulge in the “Z vs Z” down below and follow her on Instagram @ zamaeraaa.