Cassper Nyovest Flexes His Bone Thugs Flow In 'Strive'

Download Mafikeng rapper Cassper Nyovest's latest #FamilyTreeFridays single "Strive."

Mafikeng rapper Cassper Nyovest stays on course with his free #FamilyTreeFridays releases with "Strive," a Ganja Beatz-produced boom-bap head banger. The loosy single sees the South African star in candid storytelling mode, going in over the guitar lick-sampling beat and even busting out a solid Bone Thugs-n-Harmony-influenced flow around the three-minute mark. For more from Cassper Nyovest, revisit his recent feature on DJ Speedsta‘s “Special Somebody” alongside Boyznbucks‘s Riky Rick and get acquainted with his previous #FamilyTreeFridays singles “Ghetto ft. DJ Drama and "Hey There." Also, rewatch our Okayafrica TV episode with Cassper Nyovest and Talib Kweli in Johannesburg. Stream and download Cassper Nyovest's latest single "Strive" below.

>>>Download: Cassper Nyovest "Strive"

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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