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South African Twitter Had Mixed Reactions to Black Coffee’s Feature on Drake’s 'More Life'

"How is Black Coffee featured on his own song ?," reads one tweet.

Drake featured Black Coffee on "Get It Together," one of the songs from his latest playlist More Life.


The song is a remix of Black Coffee’s 2011 track called “Superman,” which originally featured the singer Bucie. On the reworked version of the song, Bucie’s vocals were removed and replaced by those British singer Jorja Smith.

A lot of South Africans were happy with Black Coffee being featured by one of the biggest artists on the globe. But some weren’t impressed with Bucie’s vocals being removed, even though she's still credited as a songwriter.

Others simply prefer the original over the Drake version.

Below are some tweets from South African music fans and personalities such as DJ Fresh, DJ Zan D, Nasty C, Culoe De Song, DJ Fresh, and Cassper Nyovest about the song and Drake's More Life.

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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