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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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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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