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Cassper Nyovest's 'Amademoni' and 'Good For That' Certified Gold and Platinum Respectively.

Cassper Nyovest Celebrates 'Amademoni' and 'Good For That' Certifications

Cassper Nyovest's two singles 'Amademoni' and 'Good For That' have been certified gold and platinum respectively just three weeks after his fifth studio album 'A.M.N (Any Minute Now)' was released.

Cassper Nyovest's "Good for That" and "Amademoni" have reportedly reached platinum and gold status respectively. The two singles feature on the South African rapper's 5th studio album A.M.N (Any Minute Now) which has been in circulation for only three weeks now and is currently sitting at the number one spot on all music streaming platforms in South Africa. The new father recently shared the good news on social media.


Read: Cassper Nyovest's 20 Best Songs

Tweezy, the famed hip-hop producer of Cassper's "Amademoni" also joined in on the celebration of the news.

A.M.N (Any Minute Now) was undeniably the much-anticipated album from "Mr Fill Up" with the release of "Good for That" being well-received while "Amademoni" had mixed reactions. The single is heavily influenced by UK Drill, a musical trend which hasn't caught on with the South African music market as yet. Never one to be afraid of experimentation, Cassper responded to the mixed reactions from fans saying, "Being an artist means taking risks and breaking boundaries, this single is as I wanted it to be, SA will definitely see more of Drill from me."

And now that "Amademoni" has been certified gold, fans are repenting (and hilariously so) for their initial cold shoulder to the track.





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Kofi Jamar Switches Lanes In 'Appetite for Destruction'

The Ghanaian rapper and "Ekorso" hitmaker presents a different sound in his latest EP.

The drill scene in Ghana has been making waves across the continent for some time now. If you're hip to what a crop of young and hungry artists from the city of Kumasi in Ghana and beyond have been doing over the past year, then you already know about rapper Kofi Jamar.

Towards the end of November last year he dropped one of the biggest drill songs to emerge from Ghana's buzzing drill scene, the popular street anthem "Ekorso." In the December and January that followed, "Ekorso" was the song on everyone's lips, the hip-hop song that took over the season, with even the likes of Wizkid spotted vibing to the tune.

Currently sitting at over 10 million streams across digital streaming platforms, the song topped charts, even breaking records in the process. "Ekorso" maintained the number one spot on Apple Music's Hip-Hop/Rap: Ghana chart for two months uninterrupted, a first in the history of the chart. It also had a good stint at number one of the Ghana Top 100 chart as well, among several other accolades.

Even though he's the creator of what could be the biggest song of Ghana's drill movement till date, Kofi Jamar doesn't plan on replicating his past music or his past moves. He has just issued his second EP, a 6-track project titled Appetite for Destruction, and it would surprise you to know that there isn't a single drill song on it. Although drill played a huge role in his meteoric rise, he wants to be known as way more than just a drill rapper. He wants to be known as a complete and versatile artist, unafraid to engage in any genre β€” and he even looks forward to creating his own genre of music during the course of his career.

We spoke to Kofi Jamar about his latest EP, and he tells us about working with Teni, why he's gravitating away from drill to a new sound, and more. Check out our conversation below.

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