Nasty C to lead Rhythms of Zamunda album inspired by Coming 2 America

Def Jam Recordings recently announced the imminent arrival of Rhythms of Zamunda, a compilation album of music inspired by Coming 2 America. The album will be compiled of music by African artists, inspired by the upcoming sequel to the 1988 comedy classic, Coming to America. Leading the project is Nasty C’s “Black & White” featuring […]

Nsikayesizwe: Nasty C

Nasty C’s new album opens with the line “This is how it feel like to be on top of the world.” His rise to the top of South Africa’s hip hop fraternity has been nothing short of a marvel to witness. Beyond the country’s borders, he has his eyes set on global domination. Beginning his […]

Nasty C’s Zulu Man With Some Power is finally here

Dropping five singles prior to the album release, Nasty C’s third album has been released today. On the album, he features an artist who’s been a lifelong inspiration of his, T.I., as well as Ari Lennox, Tellaman, Rowlene, Lil Gotit, and. Lil Keed. Sipho Dlamini, of UMGSA and Def Jam Africa, noted in last night’s […]

Stogie T enlists Benny the Butcher and Nasty C for his double single release today

Stogie T hit us with a double single release today. He features Griselda Records’ Benny the Butcher on “Animals” and Nasty C on “Dunno”. The singles are from his forthcoming album “Dux Africanus” that we’ll be getting in the fourth quarter of the year. “Dux” being the Latin word for “leader,” the album title makes […]

[VIDEO] Nasty C Drops “Eazy” Video and tells a story

Nasty C released a new single on Friday and followed it up with a video drop six hours later. Explaining the significance of his sophomore album title to VladTV a month ago, he said, “I was just looking at how important all the relationships that I’ve made before all this shit f*cking mattered, and how […]

ACA is taking homegrown talent to the world

News of Netflix’s second African original series came to us in June last year when they started production. Come 2020, Blood & Water premiered in 190 countries worldwide on the 20th May. A coming of age mystery drama, the series is flush with young creatives, from the cast and crew to the photographers they worked […]

Nasty C and Emtee battle it out in the latest “Revolution of Hip Hop” IG live

“The Revolution of Hip Hop” Instagram Live battles began a few weeks ago with Gemini Major and Tweezy going head to head. After Makwa and Lunatik took up the reins last week, Nasty C and Emtee had their own version last night. Facilitated by Gemini and Tweezy, theirs follows the wave of artists bringing entertainment […]

Nasty C on Apple’s Song Stories

Apple Music began a new short-form video series this month called Song Stories. The series deep dives into the creative process, inspirations and challenges faced by some of the country’s leading artists – Amanda Black, Ami Faku, Elaine, Nasty C and Sha Sha. With Amanda Black, Elaine, Sha Sha, and Ami Faku having told their […]

Love & SA Hip Hop – Our Valentine’s Picks

It’s that time of year again when your timeline is filled with either cynical thoughts on the capitalist drive behind Valentine’s Day or the sweet mushy stuff between lovers celebrating each other. Hip Hop is not averse to the mushy stuff, the rappers usually don’t wanna let you know that they’re some of the biggest […]

Ebro features YoungstaCPT, Shane Eagle, and Sjava on Rap Life

Ebro Darden was recently in the country. For those who are unfamiliar with the OG, he’s a radio veteran on one of New York’s most popular stations; Hot 97. He was appointed the Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B earlier this year for Apple Music and also hosts a show on the platform titled […]