South African rapper, Cassper is going to have his best year ever this 2018. He started off the year by coming to Nigeria to pick up a SoundCity MVP Award for “Best Rap Act” in Africa; tipping off Olamide, M.I Abaga and others. Although that was a great one, the rest to follow are nothing short of breathtaking. He went on to get a Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award nomination shortly.
Then he released a song with pop star, Davido “Check On You” which became one of 2018’s best song. Two weeks ago he added more props to his catalogue when he featured on a song called “Colours” by American R&B star, Jason Derulo for the FIFA World Cup event. Let’s not to talk of songs he still has with artistes including UK rapper Skepta, Skales and dance-hall act Burna Boy.
Furthermore he’s got a song with popular American rapper, French Montana. However there is a new elephant in the room; a B.E.T nomination just fell in place.
The Black Entertainment Television will hold 2018’s Edition of their Awards in Los Angeles in June. And they recently unleashed the nominations list which has got Everyone talking. You guessed it, Cassper Nyovest got a nomination for “Best International Act” alongside artists like Davido (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Stormzy (UK) and J. Hus (UK).
He’s the only African rapper nominated in a category at this year’s Awards, and the only South African artist! Let’s bring home the B.E.T.
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Tylz Ceazar Yo is a young rap artiste and an outspoken music industry commentator. He writes in a very controversial manner and is known to “never let the sleeping dogs lie”. In October 2017, he was inducted into HipHopHead as a contributor.
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