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Public Figure and Rapper is Working on his Directorial Debut


Bronx native, Akeen Downer, AKA Keemy Uptown, is more than a comedian, rapper, and public figure. This year he is actually making his directorial debut in the film CORY. As he gets the fun and rewarding opportunity to showcase his talents and expand his social media reach, Akeen has been able to expand his followers and continue to create new comedic content. 

Akeen has had opportunities like hosting, rapping, directing, acting, and content creation with boundless amounts of success. His followers are growing as he has been showcased on a few media sites like Worldstar, the Daily News, and many others. “I think that I’m creative and funny enough to connect with people that have similar interests and humor, but I also have a way to connect with others outside of that niche,” he says.

As a public figure, Akeen has to continue to produce quality content, and continue to stay relevant in his industry. He crafts his online presence further with more content creation, he has grown exponentially in followers and opportunities to expand his brand and careers. With so many reasons to keep going, Akeen keeps following success in all aspects of his life, especially his music.

He is the next upcoming rapper and comedian who is taking over with his music, skits and unique talents, captivating both younger and older audiences alike. He is best known for his laid-back style and dynamic presence. “I have a way to connect with people with my music and influence, and it’s a great tool to build my experience, and create more opportunities to expand my reach. I work hard and that’s a big part of my reputation,” he says. During the course of Akeen’s successful music career as a Hip Hop and R&B artist, he has won a performance hosted by Hip Hop Mike from Hot 97 and looks forward to further expanding his musical career across different audiences and platforms. Akeen has a new track called “Killers” and “Craven” under his rapper persona, Keemy Uptown. 

Akeen has collaborated with different various other instagram influencers entertaining the public with comedy and talents. His funny videos have gone viral reaching some of the top brands.His instagram videos are reaching countless people and he capitalizes on this with his #ViralGang apparel and merch. Going viral on instagram is more difficult than it seems and Akeen has found his way around the app with the help from his comedic skits and over 14K followers. Akeen started acting at 23 and started rapping when he was 21 years old. He had many influential people around him that helped motivate him into starting his career. He says that his childhood helped mold him into the person he is today and ultimately provided him the strength and determination to launch his career. 

Through rap and comedy, Akeen later grew a passion for film. With hard work and the building of his careers, he decided to try directing and is now one of the film directors for an upcoming movie called “CORY”. The film is about a girl that goes on a one-night stand with a rapper named Cory. In the film, Cory is crazy in love with her but finds out that she is in a relationship and shenanigans ensue. The film is set to release this year.

With dedication, hard work, and an outlet to be creative, Akeen Downer is taking the stage. His abilities set him apart from other artists and public figures in the industry. As he continues to grow and succeed in his career, there is no doubt that he will be one to watch.