Nasty C’s Hip-Hop Inspirations
Renowned South African hip-hop artist Nasty C, whose real name is Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, recently shared his sources of inspiration in the world of African hip-hop.
During a podcast interview with Afrozons, the 26-year-old rapper revealed that he draws inspiration from a diverse range of African rappers.
Acknowledging Nigerian and Ghanaian Influences
Nasty C expressed his admiration for Nigerian and Ghanaian rap icons, citing them as significant influences on his music.
In particular, he mentioned acclaimed Nigerian rappers such as M.I, Olamide, Phyno, and Naeto C, along with Ghanaian prodigy Sakordie. He emphasized that these artists played pivotal roles in shaping his hip-hop journey.
Respect for Homegrown Talent
While recognizing the impact of Nigerian and Ghanaian rappers, Nasty C also highlighted the importance of local talent from his home country, South Africa.
He paid tribute to late rapper AKA and the prolific Cassper Nyovest as influential figures in the South African hip-hop scene.
This acknowledgment underscores his appreciation for the artists who contributed to the growth of hip-hop in his homeland.
African Hip-Hop’s Commercial Success
Nasty C, often referred to as the “Coolest Kid in Africa,” has achieved remarkable commercial success in the African hip-hop landscape.
His collaborations with Nigerian artists like Burna Boy and Runtown have further solidified his position as one of the continent’s leading rappers.
His ability to bridge musical borders and draw inspiration from diverse sources has contributed to his rise in the industry.
Continued Influence and Collaboration
As Nasty C continues to make his mark on the African music scene, his acknowledgment of the artists who inspire him serves as a testament to the interconnectedness of African hip-hop.
Fans eagerly anticipate his future projects and collaborations, which are sure to reflect the diverse influences that have shaped his musical journey.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn