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Nasty C Partners With 'Call of Duty'

The South African star rapper announced that he's collaborating with the popular mobile game.


South African rapper Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, popularly known as known as Nasty C, recently took to Instagram to share with his millions of followers that he would be collaborating with US-based gaming publisher Call of Duty.

The rapper, who has been a long-time gamer, said that he was excited to represent the gaming brand in the South African market,“I’ve been a gamer all my life, and it’s amazing to partner with Carry1st and Call of Duty: Mobile to hype my favorite game in South Africa,” said Nasty C. “I’m excited to show off Call of Duty: Mobile to the next generation of players across the country!”

In an official statement, Cordel Robbin-Coker, the CEO of Carry1st said that the partnership was an excellent opportunity to highlight the global influence of the gaming conglomerate and also recruit new users for the platform.

“We’re excited to partner with Call of Duty: Mobile to highlight the hugely-popular gaming experience to both players that already love the game and new recruits experiencing it for the first time!” said Robbin-Coker.

Earlier this month, the company announced that Call of Duty: Mobile would be launching its own servers in South Africa, and that would give South African gamers the opportunity to seamlessly compete with other gaming enthusiasts around the world.

South African fans of the game will have the opportunity to visit the Call of Duty: Mobile booth at Comic Con Africa from September 22-25, for an exclusive opportunity to win VIP gaming experience with Nasty C, along with R5000 in cash.

Nasty C has always been active in the gaming community. Earlier this year, the 25-year-old secured a partnership deal with Activision, which sponsored his Ivyson Army Tour. With another partnership under his belt, the rapper continues to prove that it is possible to be a renowned artist and also thrive in business ventures.

In other related news, Nasty C recently collaborated with fellow South African star AKA on "Lemons (Lemonade)." He also released the Ivyson Army Tour Mixtape last week, which you can stream below.

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AKA and Nasty C Team Up in "Lemons (Lemonade)" Music Video

The South African duo recently released the music video for their joint record.


Celebrated South African music stars, AKA and Nasty C recently teamed up to release, "Lemons (Lemonade)." The track has a dreamy vibe that is both enjoyable and easy to like. The joint record is AKA's first official single this year, which comes on the heels of his feature on "Zonke" Remix by Phantom Steeze. "Lemons" is a song that highlights AKA's expertise as a rapper, and re-establishes him as one of Africa's most prominent and celebrated rappers. Nasty C's feature on the record adds a calming effect that gives the song an extra ounce of versatility. The smoky music video's ambiance accentuates the dreamy nature of the record. In the past, AKA has pointed out that he admired Nasty C's artistry, and once said that he saw Nasty C as "a solidified God in my eyes ALONE on the strength of the walls he’s tryna knock down."

Both of the artists had undeniable chemistry in the song and equally brought a unique spin with their lyricism, delivery, and swag. Nasty C has always had clear enunciation and that has solidified him as one of South Africa's leading Hip-Hop acts.

The single will be on AKA's upcoming album, 'Mass Country,' and in a recent conversation with the Sobering Podcast, he opened up about his upcoming album. So far, social media has been impressed with the duo's collaboration.

Check out AKA and Nasty C in the music video for "Lemons (Lemonade)" below.

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