Riky Rick. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Why Do We Act Shocked When Rappers Live Up To Their Lyrics?

Either we are not listening, or we don't take rap or rappers seriously.

South African rapper Stogie T got dragged on Twitter last week Tuesday for a "mean" tweet. The rapper tweeted, "Young dude stopped me by the car, said 'wanna hear the bars,' nah go get a job." Twitter wasn't pleased. Other users wrote T off immediately, and expressed how they missed the old Tumi of The Volume. A few blasphemers even called him a trash rapper… *laughs in "Going Gorilla*

Later, T tweeted that the previous tweet was actually an excerpt from a verse (from a song he would go on to release later), which quelled a few Twitter users' anger, while others claimed he was just trying to do some damage control.

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A Swizz Beatz-Produced Reason Track Is On The Way


One of South African rapper Reason's biggest dreams has always been to rap over a Swizz Beatz. And last week Friday, since Swizz is currently in South Africa, the rapper put it out to the universe via a tweet.

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Watch Reason and Loot Love’s Baecation In The Video For ‘Top Seven’

Watch Reason's latest music video for his latest single.

Reason's latest single "Top Seven" is written for his girlfriend, TV and radio personality, Loot Love.

On the song's video, the couple is seen enjoying a baecation in a resort away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Reason has always kept his private life away from the public eye. He has always borne it all in his music, but never in a music video.

Watch the video for "Top Seven" below, and be sure to check out Reason's latest album Love Girls underneath.

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