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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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MIZIZI Has Released a Special Edition 'Lion King' Jersey in Collaboration with Disney

The sleek baseball jersey was designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Lion King."

MIZIZI returns with yet another timely collaboration—this time with Disney to commemorate the 25th anniversary of our childhood classic, The Lion King.

The African streetwear brand says through the jersey's kid sizes, it now has the opportunity to cater to the next generation of viewers of the upcoming live-action remake that's to open in theaters this week. "The Lion King marked many of our childhoods," the brand says in a statement. "Much before we were aware of our identities, it resonated with us."

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Watch the Intense Trailer for 'Don't Let Go,' Starring David Oyelowo

Oyelowo and Storm Reid shine in the new trailer for the upcoming psychological thriller.

David Oyelowo and A Wrinkle In Time star, Storm Reid are on a psychological journey to escape death in the new trailer for their film Don't Let Go.

Both actors give heavy performances, as the film sees Oyelowo taking on the role of a police officer, Jack Radcliff, who has a chance to change the chain of events that led to the murder of his niece Ashley (Storm Reid), and hopefully save her.

The film was written and directed by Jacob Aaron Estes, with the producers of Get Out. Oyelowo himself is also a producer on the film.

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Don't Let Go also stars Brian Tyree Henry, Alfred Molina and Mykelti Williamson, Shinelle Azoroh, Byron Mann, and April Grace. The film, which originally premiered at Sundance under the title Relive, is due out in theaters on August 30.

Back in March, it was announced that Oyelowo is also working on his very own directorial debut The Water Man, which will be executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.

Watch the trailer for Don't Let Go below.

Don't Let Go - Official Trailer (2019) www.youtube.com

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Watch the Music Video for Patoranking's 'Wilmer'

The artist's beautiful visual ode to his daughter will tug at your heartstrings.

Earlier this year, Nigerian artist Patoranking dropped his 12-track sophomore album, Wilmer, which he dedicated to his daughter. The same-titled track, which features French-born Georgian singer and songwriter Bera, sees Patoranking professing his immense love for his daughter.

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