- Jay-Z trended on social media on April Fool's Day after he allegedly dropped a tracklist of his new album featuring Nasty C
- Nasty C, who was seemingly in on the prank, even posted the tracklist of the album on Instagram, but has since deleted it
- Some music lovers believed that Jay-Z was about to drop the album (titled Ascension) while others knew it was just a prank
Jay-Z's name trended high on Twitter on April Fool's Day, 1 April after an alleged tracklist for his new album featuring African rappers went viral on the app.
Even Nasty C took to Instagram and shared the tracklist of the US rapper's "new album" titled Ascension. The 16-track album features other US superstars such as Beyoncé, H.E.R and Rick Ross.
The Africa-themed project also features big artists from the African continent including Nasty C, Olamide, Sakordie and Femi Kuti.
Nasty C took to Instagram late on Thursday and posted the tracklist. He did not caption it. He has since deleted the post.
Some social media users fell for the prank while others did not believe the news at all. Check out some of their comments below:
"It's Fake News."
"2 Chainz been tryna get a Jay Z feature and Nasty C got one, goat."
"Apparently it's an April Fool's joke."
"I am cool with this contract between Jay-Z and Nasty C."
"Congrats to Nasty."
"Czzle be doing too much!!!!"
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Ayanda Thabethe also took to social media to share her April Fool's Day prank. The media personality has been praised for pulling one of the greatest jokes in Mzansi on Thursday, 1 April.
The TV host teamed-up with alcohol brand Jameson and they came up with the prank that is trending on Twitter. Ayanda and the booze company dropped an advert claiming to be launching Beatha Skincare from Jameson. The advert featured the stunning award-winning presenter.
The hashtag #JamesonAprilFools trended high on the micro-blogging app after it was revealed the campaign was a joke. Ayanda captioned the video of the fake advert:
"HAPPY APRIL FOOL’s!!! Sound on to watch! The only thing as perfect as this April Fool’s prank we just pulled is our whiskey. And we’ll stick to doing just that."
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