- Minister Nathi Mthethwa took to social media to praise Cassper Nyovest and his achievements
- This is part of the Youth month celebrations which kick off in June
- Cassper thanked the minister for acknowledging him while he was still alive
Cassper Nyovest has thanked Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa for honoring him while he is still alive. His gratitude came after the minister praised the rapper for making history with his #FillUp concerts.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa took to Twitter to applaud Cassper as part of Youth month celebrations. He tweeted:
"As we celebrate #YouthMonth today we honour the courageous spirit of young rappers & songwriters like @casspernyovest who broke boundaries & raised the bar by tenaciously organising #FillUpOrlandoStadium & #FilluUpFNBStadium"
He shared pictures from the successful stadium shows with his post. Cassper responded by thanking the minister for giving him flowers while he was still alive. His statement carried a lot of weight because many have previously complained South Africa only honors those who have fallen. Many believe that iconic artists are forgotten and are only acknowledged after they've passed on. Others have also often said that Minister Mthethwa only posts condolences after an artist passes on, so Cassper may have been hinting at that too.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a producer recently revealed that AKA was very close to being featured on Cassper's hit song Gusheshe. This was before the pair clashed and engaged in their now-famous hip hop beef. The track was sent to AKA with a hook and a beat, but Cassper insisted that it feature Malumkoolkat instead.
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