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Cassper Nyovest 'Doc Shebeleza'

South Africa's Cassper Nyovest releases his new track 'Doc Shebeleza.'


Twisted, chopped-up, and ill-versed, Cassper Nyovest blazed through Johannesburg in 2013 with his indisputable crowning "Gusheshe." Last we heard from the Mafikeng rap king he was assisting Spoek on the hot and heavy-hitting summertime joint "Hit The Floor." Now Joburg has a new scorcher with "Doc Shebeleza" — a triumphant banger that plays like South Africa's answer to Migos' ATL rap anthem "Versace." Stream and download Cassper Nyovest’s latest below.

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