Shanti Dope dismantles the pre-conceived notions of his song "Amatz" in a special video by Summit Media's all-video brand, OG Channel.
PHOTO/S: Courtesy of Shanti Dope
Shanti Dope had already established himself as one of the most exciting names in Filipino music with early hits like “Nadarang,” “Apoy,” and “Norem.”
But the 20-year-old rapper truly exploded into the mainstream when he came out with “Amatz.”
The song might initially sound like a glorification of inebriation and hedonism, but it’s actually rooted in spirituality and mysticism.
Shanti Dope talks about how he came up with the song, dismantles preconceived notions about it, and the absolute thrill of hearing it played in an international Marvel-produced TV show.
Check out this excerpt from the video featuring Shanti Dope only on the OG YouTube Channel.
Get to know Sean Patrick Ramos, a.k.a. Shanti Dope, one of the biggest names in Pinoy rap. His hit Amatz got featured in the Hollywood series Falcon and Winter Soldier. What is his writing process like? Who inspired him to do music? Who is Shanti Dope off cam? These and more in this revealing feature.
Video: OG Channel.
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