Cassper Nyovest: ‘M.I Abaga is right, South African Hip-hop is leading in Africa' | PulseTV

Africa’s hottest rapper, Cassper Nyovest, agrees with M.I Abaga that the Hip-hop movement of South Africa is leading the continent.

Cassper, on One on One with Pulse, states that M.I Abaga who in 2017, called for Nigerian rappers to make more ‘Hip-hop’ music via his controversial ‘You rappers should fix up your life’, is right.

Cassper Nyovest talks his 10x platinum albums sold record, what he wants to do next after filling a 75,000 capacity at his concert.

In December 2017, Nyovest received certifications from the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA) for selling over 10 million album equivalents. This figure includes streams, digital and physical downloads, caller ringback tunes and everything else he had sold since he first dropped a record.

Cassper is Africa’s most prominent rapper. At 27 years old, he’s had three successful studio albums, while working his way from the streets of Mafikeng, in the North West province of South Africa, to the heights of continental success and stardom.

A High School dropout, he owns mansions, drives two Bentleys, and cuts an aspirational figure with his lifestyle.

Young people across the continent have adopted him as a role model, scrutinising his every move, tweet, and song for connectivity and inspiration.

Cassper does feel the pressure to live up to their ideals, ensuring he maintains a positive influence on their lives is Nigeria’s online news platform. 24/7 news, gist, music, movies, lifestyle, events, sports and more.






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