Nasty C Drops Another Fire Freestyle on Tim Westwood TV

Watch Nasty C's new Tim Westwood TV freestyle.

South African rapper Nasty C recently dropped another freestyle for Tim Westwood. This is the second freestyle the MC has rendered for Westwood, the last one having taken place in June, a few days before the release of his sophomore album Strings and Bling.


The new freestyle sees the young rapper ride the instrumental to Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg's "Wiggle" hit. The rapper switches from sparse lines to fast-paced flows to accommodate the bouncy beat and make sure his lines stay in its pockets.

Watch the freestyle below, and revisit Strings and Bling here.

Nasty C hot freestyle on Wiggle - Westwood www.youtube.com


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Angelique Kidjo Writes a Love Letter to 'Mother Nature'

We talk to the Beninese musical icon about assembling her new album on Zoom and the "bigger than COVID-19" threat that lies ahead!

The kind of infectious energy that lives within Angelique Kidjo can't be contained by Zoom. Her zest for life reaches out far beyond any screen, and burns stronger than the fastest internet connection.

"I can't wait until we're in person hugging again," she enthuses soon after joining our Zoom meeting to discuss her latest album Mother Nature. Having been on the receiving end of a hug from the four-time Grammy-winning singer, I know exactly what I'm missing out on. "Me too," I say, as I wrap my arms around my laptop, my face squishing the screen. "No, no," she retorts. "I don't want that. You keep it. I want the real deal," she chuckles, her full-bodied trademark laughter lovingly admonishing me.

The Benin-born musician is preparing to release Mother Nature, a collection of songs reflecting our one Earth, and cementing her status as an African musical icon. Collaborating with the likes of Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, Burna Boy, Sampa the Great, Shungudzo and more, Kidjo's crossing through time and space, over age and country through Mother Nature's themes and stories. Each track is infused with a vigor that only she possesses — the kind that shares a significant message even as the listener is called to just dance or sing along.

Below, Angelique Kidjo reminisces about making the album, and chats us through her hopes and dreams for it!

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