Hasan Raheem's New Single Captures The Agony Of Fading Love

It is easy to criticize the hook-up culture that younger generations are called out for and dismiss it as selfish and reflective of their attention spans that have been affected by the information load of the digital age. But when you consider the cost of an emotional attachment, are they really the worst?

Relationships demand our entire being to be at the behest of those we love - a complete submission of our desires; with the trust that it will be reciprocated and not wasted. Pain is an inseparable part of love along with the longing for a lost connection. It's the frustration of unspoken words and the bittersweet acceptance of endings. It's overwhelming to say the least. This agonizing dance of emotions is captured by the latest single Katé Na.

Katé Na by Abdullah Kasumbi, Adnan Abbas, and Hasan Raheem is a collaborative passion project that was actualized by the artists on the basis of the philosophy of making music for its own sake. The track was written, composed and performed by Hasan with guitars and composition by Adnan and produced by Abdullah. Katé Na delves into the complexities of love and loss.

The trio behind the track share a rich musical history of which Abdullah and Adnan, childhood friends who have been creating music together for a decade, form the foundation. Their journey intertwined with the arrival of Hasan, a 24-year-old Pakistani music prodigy. Raheem, known for his unique blend of hip-hop, rap, and R&B, has taken the music scene by storm with his contemporary sounds and powerful messages. His story began in Karachi, where a passion for music ignited at the young age of 14, leading him to write lyrics and become a fixture in the local hip-hop scene.

Together, these three artists bring a unique synergy to Katé Na. Kasumbi and Abbas's experience merges with Raheem's youthful exuberance, creating a soundscape that is both melancholic and hopeful. The lyrics, sung by Raheem, explore the yearning for a love that's faded, the frustration of unresolved feelings, and the gradual acceptance of a new reality. Katé Na isn't just a song; it's an emotional journey, a melody that captures the bittersweet essence of love and loss in a way that is both eerily familiar and deeply moving.

Watch the music video below.