Today is AK's 25th birthday. The Underachievers emcee celebrated as the clock struck midnight by releasing a new track called "Illuminate."
The song begins with a woman angrily yelling "You ain't ever gonna be shit you dumb motherfucker!" Everything stems from there. AK goes forth with a chip on his shoulder, determined to shine his light on the world. "Float
"Illuminate" is closer in style and spirit to Evermore - The Art of Duality than The Underachievers recent tape It Happened in Flatbush. AK's delivery is enlightened, weightless, though he still goes harder than 90% of contemporary rappers.
Shine yo' light, AK!
Shine like an ornament, fuck all the sportsmanship
If it ain't real I don't fucking support this shit
Time and time I gotta step in and torch it
Don't got time to be upset at my losses