Filipino rapper Paul Cassimir returns with a searing political commentary in “Gutom” (Hunger), produced and arranged by OG Pinoy hip hop group Sun Valley Crew’s Juss Rye.
The Owfuck member tackles physical and metaphorical hunger—as a basic need and as a palpable clamor for social change. The collaborative track aims to “speak for the voiceless… [outlining] a critical outlook on how authorities manipulate and maltreat the very people they swore to serve.”
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The track was released a day before the Philippines’ 124th anniversary of Independence after 333 years of colonization from Spain. A somber video directed by BJ Tangcob accompanies the new track.
“Gutom” follows last month’s Rjay Ty-assisted “Dama Mo” (You Feel). In April, Paul Cassimir and his fellow Owfuck members performed at JRLDM’s live album launch for the latter’s debut record, Mood Swing.