- Yanga Chief has shared that he is proud to represent Xhosa rappers in the cut-throat Mzansi hip-hop industry
- The award-winning rapper expressed that not even one person could separate him from Xhosa rap
- The Utatakho hitmaker expressed that he is planning to open doors for other talented Xhosa rappers
Yanga Chief took to social media recently to share that he is proud to represent Xhosa rappers. The Utatakho hitmaker told his fans on Twitter recently that no one could separate him from Xhosa rap.
The award-winning rapper is popular in Mzansi for rapping in his own language and referencing Xhosa culture in his songs. The star even sang about King Dalindyebo in Utatakho.
Yanga said he plans to start a movement of aspiring Xhosa rappers who have not been heard in Mzansi. He wrote on Twitter:
"I stand for Xhosa Rap. You can’t separate me from it or take just me... Take us. Sonke mfondini! I won’t be what other Xhosa rappers were. I’m bringing a movement! From Cape to Komani."
His followers took to his comment section to share their thoughts on his post. Check out what they had to say below:
"I love how Yanga Chief defends iFani every time and he's not even ashamed, brother has a backbone."
"Xhosa Rap is the future, people tend to ridicule iFani but he paved the way, I’d like to believe."
"In the mainstream... @iFani_Haymani made Xhosa rap likeable but I've always felt everybody that came after him never showed him respect, I mean he actually paved the way for you guys."
"Respect is everything my guy. Anyone who disrespects those who paved the way is doomed."
"I love what you are currently doing. In SA it's very rare to have rappers who made it put upcoming rappers on. This is evident by the fact that there's minimum intake of new rappers in the game yearly. Newcomers in the SA music industry are people we've known for years."
"Cape Town has a lot of dope rappers. There's a guy called Pro X, till this day I haven't heard anything like him."
In related news, Briefly News reported that Yanga Chief 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."
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