"Delivering realism as vivid as Nas‘ work on the seminal Illmatic LP, MK Asante has managed to churn out one of the most moving and visually brilliant rap projects to land in quite some time."—Okayplayer Read Full Review
"MK Asante captures the vibe nicely ..."—Pitchfork Read Full Review
“MK Asante combines drive, skill and a commitment that buoys us all. The hip hop community should feel extremely blessed to have those qualities attached to its forward movement.”—Chuck D, Public Enemy
"MK Asante is one hell of a writer."—Prodigy, Mobb Deep
Skate or D.I.E. (NBC Dew Tour)Skate or D.I.E. by MK Asante | Produced by The Brightness | NBC Dew Tour
"Bangers" (Official Music Video)Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder Indie 500 Bangers Remix ft. MK Asante & Uzi, prod. Nottz Shot by Above Ground Studios; Bookguns by Robert The; Aerial Footage by Michael Weddle; Graphic Design by Ruben Rodriguez
"Young Bucks" (Official Music Video)Filmed in Baltimore during the uprising, "Young Bucks" ft. King Mez is the lead single from the Buck: Original Book Soundtrack by MK Asante. Presented by Javotti Media. Produced by J-Mac and Commissioner Gordon. Directed by MK Asante.
Ma Dukes x MK AsanteMa Dukes x MK Asante @ Bmore Dilla | Ottobar, Baltimore, MD | Celebrating the life of James "J. Dilla" Yancey.
Talib Kweli & MK Asante Perform in BrooklynTalib Kweli brings out MK Asante to perform at the annual International African Arts Festival in Brooklyn, NY. While MK is rapping, Kweli throws out copies of MK's bestselling memoir, BUCK, to the crowd.
"Godz N The Hood" (Official Music Video)"Godz N The Hood" is from the Ras Kass Barmageddon album and MK Asante's upcoming Buck: Original Book Soundtrack, new music inspired by his award-winning memoir.
MK performs "Wanderlust"MK Asante performs "Wanderlust" with a live band at Revolution Hall in Portland, Oregon for Live Wire Radio show. "Wanderlust" (prod by Commissioner Gordon) is a song from the upcoming Buck: Original Book Soundtrack, new music by MK Asante inspired by his bestselling memoir Buck. Video by Stumptown Bliss - http://stumptownbliss.net.
New Book: Buck
Learn more about MK’s highly anticipated new memoir, Buck. Read excerpts, pre-order, learn about the journey, and discover what it truly means to be Buck.
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