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Watch Cassper Nyovest’s Personal Interview with The Breakfast Club

Cassper Nyovest talks about relationships, independence, sex, relationships and more on The Breakfast Club.

South African rapper Cassper Nyovest recently sat down with The Breakfast Club crew for an interview. The rapper talked about his success as n independent artist, among other things. He told Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy that he would never consider signing to any African label. “I wouldn’t sign to Roc Nation Africa, I want to sign with Jay-Z,” said the rapper.

He went on to talk about how he has managed to collaborate with artists such as Talib Kweli, Black Thought, DJ Drama and more. “I’m a hustler, man,” he said. “I reach out to everyone. I was talking to Envy just now, he’s coming out with an album, and I’m going to try get on it.”

Nyovest seemed comfortable, as he spoke about his relationships, ‘fucking his old hoes,’ and broke down the meaning behind some of his lines on songs like “Destiny” and “I Wasn’t Ready For You.”

He also revealed the date for his next big concert Fill Up FNB Stadium, in which he will be attempting to fill up a 90, 000 capacity stadium, after filling up The Dome (20, 000) and Orlando Stadium (40, 000) in 2015 and 2016.

Watch the whole interview below, and revisit our analysis of how Cassper Nyovest became the biggest South African rapper, here, and check out his latest album Thuto below.


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South African Military Ends Controversial Ban on Hijabs

The South African National Defence Force has ended its longstanding ban on hijabs. This follows the recent court victory of Major Fatima Isaacs who was fired for wearing a hijab.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has reportedly ended their longstanding ban on hijabs, this according to IOL. The move comes just after Major Fatima Isaacs, a Muslim woman, won her two-year court case following her dismissal from the military for wearing a hijab. Th SANDF has reportedly amended its military religious dress policy—a win for Muslim women serving in the South African military.
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