- Yanga Chief travelled from Johannesburg to the Eastern Cape recently to meet King Dalindyebo
- The award-winning rapper took to social media to share a few snaps taken during the meeting with his king
- The musician's peers, including AKA, have congratulated Yanga, who raps about King Dalindyebo in Utatakho
Yanga Chief has finally met King Dalindyebo. The Mzansi rapper travelled to Mthatha in the Eastern Cape a few days ago to meet the king.
The award-winning musician took to Instagram and shared snaps that were taken during his meeting with King Dalindyebo. The king's family was also happy to see Yanga in person.
The BBAF hitmaker raps about King Dalindyebo in his smash hit Utatakho. Yanga was dressed to the nines when the king welcomed him to his home recently. The artist sang King Dalindyebo's praises in his caption. He wrote:
"Dlomo, Madiba, Yem-Yem, Vela bambhentsele, Sophitsho, Ngqolomsila, Ntande, MThembu. Aaaah Zwelibanzi. Dalindyebo iKumkani."
Yanga's peers in the entertainment industry and his fans congratulated him after he finally met his king. Check out some of their reactions below:
Kid X said:
"Ishuuuuuuuu! Chief FAKU inspiration."
"How do you say 'EPIC' in Xhosa?"
DJ Capital commented:
"I’m so happy for you my G!!!"
"I love this."
In related news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Yanga Chief took to social media to share an appreciation video message he received from King Dalindyebo. The rapper gave the king of AbaThembu a shout-out in his smash single titled Utatakho.
At the time he dropped the track, the king was in prison serving his 12-year sentence. He was only released in December 2019.
In one of the lines on Utatakho, Yanga raps:
"On my Dali Dalindyebo."
Yanga's mention of King Dalindyebo in the hit track has finally reached his king's ears. The musician is one of a few Xhosa rappers who are not ashamed to rap about their culture using their own language.
Yanga shared the king's message on his Instagram account. He captioned the post:
"My my message finally reached its destination."
He also used the opportunity to wish King Dalindyebo, who had a health scare at the time, a speedy recovery.
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