Lil Ak Trap known as Moshtak Al-Hassan is a young artist by the age of 17, he is an upcoming artist coming out of Calgary, Alberta. He is known for creating a variety of unique flows and melodies in his music. He has been loving music as his passion ever since he was a little kid and now he peruses that dream. He is currently independent.
How It All Started
Lil AK Trap began his dream and passion recording songs such as "Sippin" from a simple apple ear pod microphone, covered in a sock, mimicking a studio microphone with his younger brother editing songs on an iPhone. Soon enough releasing multiple singles like "Lacking" featuring Pull Up Fotis "Straight Outta That." and "Pain" He gained a following from people at his school. unfortunately, getting a full amount of negative feedback.
Early 2019 - Late 2019: Flex Entertainment + First Hits
On August 23, 2019, AK Trap was signed to Flex Entertainment. He was able to release his new single "Sippin" to streaming services. He released three more singles: "Money", "Pain", and "Misery." After appearing in Hip Hop HQ's video for the Worst Rap Songs of 2019, "Sippin" gained thousands of views. It went on to peak at No. 8 on the Flex Entertainment Hot 100. He announced his debut album "AKS WORLD 01", scheduled for release in 2020. Aside on AK Trap creating sensational music, AK Trap was affiliated in the most dangerous Calgary Gangs, Aside robbing, stealing, fighting, and even drug use.
Early 2020 - Late 2020: Grinding + Career Building
During early 2020, AK Trap began contact with a professional producer with experience on auto-tuning, mixing and mastering for around twenty years, this producer runs a studio business called "Alchemy Studios" AK Trap's first ever song to be recorded in a professional studio is "Act Up" a 1:47 song that would change his career and people's perspective on AK Trap. In which he releases a peek song for "AKs World 01" He released "Capper" on February 4, 2020, The song reached a thousand plays on SoundCloud in a week. It debuted and peaked at No. 5 on the Flex Entertainment Hot 100. Shortly after being released from custody, on April of 2020, AK Trap meets Kaydence from his younger brothers school, after connecting, suddenly dating. AK Trap talked about changing his stage name to AK Bando. It has since become somewhat of a secondary stage name for him. After AK Trap returns to the studio multiple times to finish his album, after finally releasing it on the Summer Of 2020. Grade 11 Starts for AK Trap on September 4th 2020, a few months later, going with a new look with one side of his hair dyed red. On December 5th 2020, AK Trap alongside his younger brother, professionally known as "TEKKFOOT" go on air with Calgary's most known podcast station "Boring Podcast" chatting about love stories, romances, and overall improvement - (DEC 5 2020 PODCAST LINK)
2021: Melodic change of style
On January 19, 2021, AK Trap releases "See Me No More" sticking with a melodic feel and style. The song debuted at No. 1 on the Flex Entertainment Hot 100, becoming his first chart topper. AK Trap has been going to the same studio for almost a year, working on new melodic songs. Since then, AK Trap has received a lot of positive feedback, he became one of the most popular and respected individual rappers at his local High School. He released the single "Trippin" on March 12, 2021. Despite getting thousands of plays on Soundcloud, the song only peaked at No. 14. He started receiving numerous accusations of botting and stream fraud that he has denied. His songs would get thousands of streams in the first week but barely any the following month. He started hoping on Instagram lives with the infamous Island Boys to clown their appearance. This caused his Instagram account to rack up more followers. His second album "Mixed Emotions" came out on July 15, 2021. It received negative reviews from critics, suggesting him to ditch the melodic style and return to the hard trap music from 2020. The critical reception didn't stop the album from being successful as the tracks racked up thousands of streams on all platforms. "Streets Cry" was released on October 29, 2021 with Sulgeneris. It became his most popular song on Soundcloud with over fifty-thousand streams. The last single he released in 2021 was "Unstoppable" on December 24, 2021 along with a music video.
2022: AKT Token
On February 28, Lil AK Trap announced that he would be releasing his own NFT token called "AKT Token."
His most popular single "Sippin" appeared on Hip Hop HQ's Top 100 Worst Rap Songs of 2019 list at No. 80. His albums have received negative to mixed reviews from reviewers on both RateYourMusic and Album of the Year.
- AKS WORLD 01 (2020)
||AKS WORLD 01|
|"See Me No More"||2021||1||—||1||10||1||
Other Charted Songs
||AKs World 01|
|"AK’s World 01"||84||29||—||
(featuring Yung Scum$)
||Flex Gang, Vol. 3|
(featuring Darian King)
|"Ride My Wave"||18||4||47||
|"I Don't Know"||37||11||56|