Khalid Hamid also known as RKJun is Tausug Rap artist, songwriter from Zamboanga City at Jolo Sulu. RKJun is also a member of Bangbase with (Shut and KurThePyo) and WUT together with Ino Makata, Binibining beats, Pluma and Angela.
RKJun is also is one of the first Tausug Hip-hop, he helps spread Tausug Hip-hop to Zamboanga City to Jolo-Sulu, Basilan to Tawi-Tawi and Malaysia. He helps and teaches that to other aspiring rappers as well.
It was 2010 when he started writing. He was inspired by the likes of Tupac, NWA, Damian Marley locally Francis M, Andrew E, Slapshock, and Greyhounds. He became one of the most respected artists in Mindanao. Some even consider him one of a kind.
He release his first-ever Tausug rap titled “Maglabay Ra In Sakit” which means “This pain shall pass”. This song introduces him to Mindanao and even up to Malaysia. The song is also featured in a documentary titled “Maglabay Ra in Sakit short documentary film by Mijan Jumalon” that won many awards like Best Original song at Mindanao Film Festival, First runner up in Istorya ng Pag-Asa Film Festival, got Best Documentary at Mindanao Film Festival 2020, Finalist at Sine Isla Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, featured in International Film Festival Manhattan, the best documentary in Globe International Film Festival, featured in Cinemata Film with Malaysian Indonesian and Myanmar films, featured in Cinemalaya “Mga istorya ng Pag-asa”.
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Not only did he introduce Tausug rap, but he also inspired others to do so—an artist who is proud of his roots and now gracing us with his blessings.
Rap style x Genre: Native, Tausug, Alternative
Affiliations x Rap group x Label: WUT, Bangbase, Dreamcoast
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/rkjunmusic
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