Najeeb Yaqub Al-Amin, also known as YaThatIsAll, is reshaping the mainstream hip-hop landscape by bringing unique Afrobeat Raps to the table. As early as 17 years old, The artist has performed with some of the most prominent names in the industry in multiple countries, capturing the hearts of music lovers all around the world.
YaThatIsAll is a trendsetter. Instead of confining his talents in the music industry’s standards and doing things the same way artists before him did, he follows his own pace and lets his uniqueness thrive. The rapper is best known as one of Chicago’s premier Afro hip-hop rappers. Today, YaThatIsAll stands as one of the most vital upcoming artists in the business, not only in the country but also in the international rap scene.
In his journey, YaThatIsAll has proven that he is capable of collaborating with coveted names in the industry. He has worked with 2Face, one of Nigeria’s leading pop stars. Also, the rapper has worked with the Chicago rap legend Chief Keef. With his incredible performances, YaThatIsAll makes it clear that he aims to dominate globally. He is the ultimate performer and possesses the qualities of a world-class artist.
YaThatIsAll is more than just a triple threat. He can sing, produce, rap in three languages, choreograph, and record his tracks confidently. Aside from that, the rapper can also write songs in multiple genres. He incorporates his unique play on words and creatively brings his listeners on a journey through his lyrics. Because of his diverse capabilities as an artist, YaThatIsAll has entirely raised the bar higher for other artists to step up their game.
Currently, YaThatIsAll is working on releasing a comic book style fan art that will illustrate each of his mixtapes. He aims to let his readers see and experience a visual representation of his music and plans on showing them through his Instagram and website.
The project is based on the rapper’s trademark Akata music Afrobeat rap style. The approach had previously earned great success when it was used for his singles “The Trailer,” released in 2015, and “Hold On,” which launched in 2018. YaThatIsAll plans on assigning one corresponding comic panel to each of his songs through the project.
YaThatIsAll is trained and mentored by industry leaders from America, West Africa, and South America. They have shown him how to successfully build brands from ground zero and put them right into the spotlight in front of a mainstream audience. On top of that, the rapper has also encountered many successful names in the industry. Upon seeing other artists’ tremendous success, he became motivated to take the same journey for himself and carve his name among the music world’s biggest icons.
YaThatIsAll exhilarates his listeners with his unique lyricism infused with distinct Afro hip-hop beats. Through his music, he aspires to pave the way for other American-born Afro-hip-hop artists to take their leap of faith. The rapper has shown that it is possible and calls for other talents to bring diversity into the music industry.
Learn more about YaThatIsAll on his website.