Shane Eagle shares how he feels about being compared to J Cole

- Shane Eagle has shared how he feels about being compared to US rapper J Cole

- Shane expressed that he doesn't see being compared to J Cole as criticism

- Shane, who is a talented rapper, also shared that he doesn't take critics and opinions personally

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Shane Eagle has responded to his critics who have accused him of trying so hard to sound like US rapper J Cole. Shane is one of the most talented rappers in Mzansi but some of his naysayers claim that he sounds too American.

The Let It Flow hitmaker has shared that he doesn't see being compared to J Cole as criticism. The talented rapper expressed that it doesn't bother him to be associated with "greatness" because his art is true to him.

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The star shared that he is happy as long as his fans understand the message in his music.

"I also think the sound in my music creates a bridge between opposing worlds and suggests that we can all connect through art and music regardless of where you were born. Maybe it’s all connected in the end and I happen to be the link," he told Zkhiphani.

The artist also shared that he has learnt in his time making music never to take critics or opinions personally "because my art is subjective to me".

According to SAHipHopMag, Shane confirmed during the interview with Zkhiphani that he is featured on J Cole's upcoming album but refused to share more details. The star recently dropped a great project titled Xenergy on Apple Music.

His fans have reacted positively to it. Check out some of their comments below:

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@desktop93499562 commented:

"Congratulations. We love you."

@theboyratty_ said:

"Eagle on his own wave bro, love to see it."

@xthewholetime1 wrote:

"This is fire bra."

@FoodmanEric said:

"I’m just mad you didn’t perform Let Go but thank you.

@drgoodskin__ wrote:

"Up 1 is the best video there. Easily."

In other music news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Riky Rick dropped a new summer banger. The rapper trended on social media after he released the epic single titled Ungazincishi.

The star's fans, who had been patiently waiting for him to drop a new project, took to Twitter to praise him for giving them a dope track just in time for the festive season. They believe that the new joint will dominate dance floors and music charts in December.

The Boss Zonke hitmaker has become popular in Mzansi for dropping just one song that takes over the country. The hashtag #UNGAZINCISHI trended when he released the song just after midnight on Friday, 2 October. He features Focalistic and Tyler ICU on the new offering. One of his fans @TheRealAzee_RSA wrote:

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"Riky Rick has the summer covered with that #UNGAZINCISHI track."

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