Versatile American actor and MC Mustafa Shakir offers a fresh perspective on life with his latest single, “His Eyes,” featuring the Grammy-winning artist India Arie. This thought-provoking track is a glimpse into Mustafa’s upcoming album, “A Harlem Boi Biopic,” the highly anticipated follow-up to his 2019 release, “Masterpeace Theater.”
“His Eyes” is a mesmerizing boom-bap groove produced by Goldfingz, serving as the canvas for Mustafa Shakir’s introspective lyrics and India Arie’s soulful vocals. Mustafa Shakir’s multifaceted career spans both music and acting, and this collaboration showcases his ability to seamlessly blend artistic worlds.
Known for his memorable roles as “Bushmaster” in Marvel’s “Luke Cage,” “Jet Black” in “Cowboy Bebop,” and alongside Will Smith in “Emancipation” as “André Cailloux,” Mustafa Shakir has established himself as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. His talent extends beyond acting, as he has collaborated with renowned music producers such as Pete Rock, 9th Wonder, and Mark Batson.
The forthcoming album, “A Harlem Boi Biopic,” is set to release on August 28th, 2023, via iBreakRecords & Calm Bomb Collective. The album features collaborations with India Arie and D1, with production credits from Goldfingz and D1, promising an immersive musical experience that delves into Mustafa’s multifaceted artistic identity.
“His Eyes” is now available for streaming on major music platforms. Preview it on Spotify below
About Mustafa Shakir
Mustafa Shakir is a celebrated actor and MC known for his versatile talent in both music and film. With standout roles in popular TV series and films, including “Luke Cage,” “Cowboy Bebop,” and “Emancipation,” he has garnered acclaim for his on-screen performances. In the music realm, Mustafa has collaborated with legendary producers Pete Rock (Nas, Biggie Smalls, CL Smooth, etc.), 9th Wonder (Jay Z, Rapsody, Mary J Blige), and Mark Batson (Dr. Dre, Eminem). His upcoming album, “A Harlem Boi Biopic,” promises to showcase his artistic depth, featuring collaborations with Grammy-winning artist India Arie and D1. “His Eyes” is the latest single from this highly anticipated project, offering a glimpse into Mustafa Shakir’s captivating musical journey.