Stream Cassper Nyovest’s New Album ‘A.M.N (Any Minute Now)’ Featuring Anthony Hamilton, Boogie, HHP, Busiswa, Langa Mavuso and More

Cassper Nyovest officially releases his fifth studio album 'A.M.N (Any Minute Now)'.

Cassper Nyovest has released his fourth studio album A.M.N (Any Minute Now) after a two years hiatus from releasing albums. The album is tied to the rapper's first born child who could be born "any minute now" (hence the artwork).

In true Cassper Nyovest fashion, Any Minute Now, has a bit of everything—the rapper puts his haters in place and self-introspects over a wide range of production styles—boom bap, trap, kwaito and touches of jazz.


Cassper Nyovest is assisted by a plethora of guests, ranging from Anthony Hamilton to Boogie, Zola 7, Samthing Soweto, Langa Mavuso, Tellaman, Youngsta CPT, Busiswa, Nadia Nakai, Khuli Chana, Tuks, Mo' Molemi, Towdee Mac, DJ Lemonka and HHP .

Boogie appears on the piano-laden mellow tune "Thoughts" in which Nyovest shares his private thoughts about the future and notably reveals a conflict with Siyabonga "Scoop" Ngwekazi. He raps, "Now I don't force a smile with niggas like Scoop/ Who don't love me like they say they do/ I can see it in the way that they move." 👀

CASSPER NYOVEST A.M.N SESSIONS: ZOLA (EPISODE 1) www.youtube.com

"Nyuku Remix", one of the album's most anticipated songs, is a motswako posse cut that is reminiscent of the golden years of the subgenre that was popularised by the late HHP, who appears alongside an array of motswakolistas Khuli Chana, Mo' Molemi, Towdee Mac and DJ Lemonka.

"Isinkwa" features the late Pro, and Cassper Nyovest ensures the kasi rap legend's fans won't be disappointed. "Isinkwa" is one of the album's instant standouts as Nyovest renders pristine verses over a nostalgic and mellow instrumental.

AMN is opened by Zola 7 who belts out an emotive hymn on the song "Hlengiwe". The legendary kwaito star appears on the single "Bonginkosi" which appears towards the end of AMN.

"This album is everything to me, I have worked with the best of artists, they each brought their magic to this album," says Cassper Nyovest in a press release. "Zola is an iconic artist, I looked up to him as a young boy growing up in the North West, little did I know I would share the same studio and make magic with him. The biggest prize is my family, I am going to be a father and that is a huge blessing. I look forward to it."

Stream A.M.N (Any Minute Now) on Apple Music.


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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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