Nasty C. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Nasty C Says The EP He’s Working on With NO I.D. Will Sound “Close to Home”

Nasty C says the songs on the EP he's working on with No I.D. "will sound so close to home, it will feel like they should be our gospel songs."

By now you should know Nasty C is working on some music with No I.D.. Ever since images of the South African rapper and producer in studio with No I.D. and Big Sean hit the internet about a month ago, we've all been kept guessing.

However, Nasty recently shared some new details about the project. While talking to Slikour in an interview that was published on Slikour On Life, the Durban rapper shared what the response to his sophomore album Strings and Bling (2018) meant to him.


"People accepting it told me that I was right for stepping out of my little comfort zone—what they know me for; that type of trappy sound [to] being actually more instrumental and stuff, it's a good direction and good path to take," said Nasty C.

"So now the music I'm making now, it's crazy," he continued. "I was in L.A for about a month working with No I.D on a project. And the types of songs you are gonna hear on that project are crazy. It's something you'd never expect from me. It will sound so close to home, some of the songs, it will sound so close to home, it will feel like they should be our gospel songs here in South Africa."

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The MC further added that the song he's working on with one of his biggest muses T.I. will be part of the same project. The project will mostly be produced by No I.D., with just one song the Nasty had worked on earlier on his own.

While the project currently has no release date and title yet, Nasty says it should be coming out in the third quarter of the year. Nasty shared that he's also working on a documentary about himself, which also has no release date yet.

Nasty C has been making serious moves since breaking out with the single "Juice Back." He has collaborated with the likes of Davido, Cassper Nyovest, French Montana, Major Lazer, Runtown, A$AP Ferg and a lot more. In the interview, he reveals he would like to collaborate with Young Thug, one of his biggest inspirations. Nasty C was recently announced as the most streamed SA artist by South African audiences.

Watch the whole interview and Nasty C's three music videos for his and Rowlene's single "SMA" below. The first video reached a million views within five days of release.

Nasty C Teases At His EP With No I.D., A Documentary, & More www.youtube.com


Nasty C - SMA (Vol. 1) ft. Rowlene www.youtube.com


Nasty C - SMA (Vol. 2) ft. Rowlene www.youtube.com


NASTY C FT ROWLENE - SMA (TRAILER) www.youtube.com

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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