- Rashid Kay has low-key fired shots at Cassper Nyovest after heclaimed there are no gatekeepers in Amapiano
- Mufasa has switched to Amapiano because, according to him, there are no gatekeepers in the new popular Mzansi genre
- Rashid said rappers should not say Mzansi hip-hop has too much politics when they want to switch to other genres
Cassper Nyovest took to social media recently to share some of the reasons he has decided to focus on making Amapiano. The star revealed a few weeks ago that he has decided to switch lanes and do an Amapiano album instead of his usual hip-hop music.
Cass said he loved the trending genre because there were no gatekeepers controlling the genre. SA Hip Hop Awards creative director Rashid Kay has seemingly fired shots at Mufasa following his recent statement.
The Amademoni hitmaker took to Twitter a few days ago and shared his thoughts on Amapiano. He wrote:
"The one thing I love about Amapiano is that there are no gatekeepers. Ha gona bosso. It's either your song is hot or it's not."
Rashid, who is also a hip-hop radio and TV producer, took to the micro-blogging app and low-key slammed Cassper following his tweet. Rashid told a follower:
"Please don’t use the excuse 'hip hop has too much politics' if you wanna switch lanes. Mention the year or the era when hip hop had no politics. I’ll wait..."
Rashid added that gatekeeping in the Mzansi hip-hop scene was a myth. The Back To The City creative director tweeted:
"Gatekeeping in SA hip hop is a myth. 90% of radio compilers are House DJs. Anything else you can do for self: music, merch, events..."
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Cassper Nyovest has hinted at releasing a new Amapiano album soon. The rapper took to social media on Wednesday, 24 March and shared that he has reached "GOAT" level when it come to hip-hop and is ready to just have fun with music.
He shared that his Amapiano album is ready and it is as hot as his hip-hop tunes. The star replied to a fan on Twitter:
"Surely I've reached GOAT LEVEL now. It's time to have fun with it and let it ride out or what? This piano album is also something else I tell you. Can't wait to drop."
Mufasa, who dropped his rap album Any Minute Now a few months ago, has been featured in many banging Amapiano tracks. Cass believes that it's now the right time for him to drop his own Yanos tunes.
His fans have reacted to his tweet. Twitter user @DripCheck_SA wrote:
"You're the most successful South African Hip Hop or Rap Artist in history. You're a GOAT. You can do whatever you want to do."
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