Oct. 22, 2019 04:23AM EST
Ras shares the visuals for his latest single.
Three of Pretoria's top emcees, Ras, N'veigh and PdotO trade bars over a beat by Mananz on Ras' latest single ".Top 5" In the song, the three rappers make a case for being on your top five.
<p>N'veigh raps: "I keep telling you that I'm top two/ You need more than your rapper niggas to stop dude/ I'm hot do, shit, I was raised by the gun/ Disrespect me, I promise then you gon' see what my palms do," before throwing a shot at the new era of rappers who rock fanny packs:</p> <blockquote><em>"And you niggas are so static/ Got fanny-packs and your nigga got cosmetics/ Mamelodi East, I got niggas that cause damage/ Never felt defeat like a nigga with prosthetics"</em></blockquote><p>Ras delivers his verse in French, which means most of us listening from South Africa can only marvel at his delivery.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>PdotO's verse is sprinkled with sentimentality as usual, rapping: </p><blockquote><em>"Smoke purps while we call green pastures/ A lot of rappers laugh that they speed past us/ Forgetting it's a marathon, not a sprint"</em></blockquote><p>The hook on "Top 5" is handled by Jay Claude, who is fast becoming the go-to guy for hooks in South Africa hip-hop, after working with the likes of Stilo Magolide, Stogie T, BigStar, DJ Sliqe, DJ Speedsta among others.</p><p>Watch the video for "Top 5" below and stream the song underneath.</p> <p class="shortcode-media shortcode-media-youtube"> <span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="76f3b0d40cd4452a871ee1585479263f"><iframe type="lazy-iframe" data-runner-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2atneFaZkbg?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span> <small class="image-media media-caption" placeholder="Add Photo Caption...">Ras, N'veigh, PdotO - Top 5 ft. Jay Claude</small> <small class="image-media media-photo-credit" placeholder="Add Photo Credit..."> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2atneFaZkbg" target="_blank">www.youtube.com</a> </small> </p> <p><br></p><div class="rm-embed embed-media"><iframe allow="encrypted-media" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/428ZEuGMkhQJwTh6Pnw9IU" width="300"></iframe></div>
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