Ahmer Javed is a prolific rapper and producer from Srinagar, Kashmir. Since a young age, Ahmer has been acutely aware of the what happens around in valley, and his lyrics reflect a self-critical and self-aware artist that is trying to make sense of one of the most complex issues of our time.
By diving deep into his and his family’s history in the valley, Ahmer manages to introduce to people the complexities of the Kashmiri people and provides a more holistic view of their society.
Ahmer’s debut album Little Kid Big Dreams, made in collaboration with Delhi-based producer Sez On The Beat, shook the South Asian music community to its core with its raw and vivid exploration of Ahmers view on Kashmir
He immediately followed that up with the self-produced Inqalab mixtape.
In 2020, Ahmer collaborated with some of Kashmir’s finest artistic talent, releasing singles in collaboration with Ali Saffudin and Straight Outta Srinagar and SXR Music helping make his vision of making Kashmir a global force in the world of music a reality.
Here is the latest track by Ahmer:
This summer, Ahmer is all set to release his sophomore album, one that sees him take the mantle as a leading figure amongst the Kashmiri youth, and help bring forth the immense talent that resides amongst the valley’s citizens.
Ahmer Music can Be Found on Youtube