Euphonik Slammed for Suggesting AKA Wouldn’t Have Been Big Without Cassper Nyovest

Euphonik Slammed for Suggesting AKA Wouldn’t Have Been Big Without Cassper Nyovest

  • DJ Euphonik stirred controversy by suggesting that Cassper Nyovest's rivalry boosted AKA's career, implying AKA's success was partially due to Cassper
  • Euphonik's comments sparked backlash from fans, who criticised him for downplaying AKA's achievements and urged him to acknowledge AKA's existing success
  • Social media users accused Euphonik of bias towards Cassper and questioned his credibility in assessing the impact of artists on the hip-hop industry

DJ Euphonik rubbed Mzansi up the wrong way when he shared his thoughts on the Mzansi hip-hop industry. He said Cassper Nyovest played a big role in boosting his late nemesis AKA's career.

Euphonik says Cassper Nyovest boosted AKA's career
Euphonik has come under fire for seemingly dissing AKA while praising Cassper Nyovest. Image: @casspernyovest, @akaworldwide and @euphonik
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Euphonik seemingly throws jabs at AKA

Top SA muso DJ Euphonik recently walked down memory lane, sharing how the SA hip hop industry grew to be what we know today. The star also shared how he first got to know about Cassper Nyovest through the late HHP and his impact on the industry. Part of his post read:

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"I can tell you now… To move hip-hop forward that was one of the most important interviews on radio because of what it motivated Cassper to do to the extent that even Aka wouldn’t be as big as he was without an opponent like Cassper. Mind you most of Aka’s hits are house music samples. Topic for another day.

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“ 'I hope you bought it' and the comments about it ALWAYS make me smile and nod because that question moved things forward. It was the right question to ask the right guy.
"You don’t have to be an active player in a genre or need a pat on the back to assist it in moving things forward. Do what you can with what you have."

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Mzansi blasts Euphonik for being shady about AKA

Euphonik's post did not sit well with social media users. Many said the DJ should have given Cassper Nyovest his flowers without downplaying AKA's success.

@Floyd_Narcisse said:

"AKA was already big without Cassper. Get some rest, you're tired."

@Lekgowa_Tshepo commented:

"If Mega was alive, you wouldn't have tweeted such."

@KNGPRNC2 wrote:

"You will never mention how AKA was already big, y'all been acting weird after Mega passed, too much gas and cap."

@DennisMaduna13 noted:

"So you are basing this on the fact that you interviewed Cass? So you are the measuring stick, bud?"

@kellzmtshumeni said:

"You love Cassper, we agree, but AKA was already the Prince of SA hip-hop when the beef happened had won awards when the beef happened ukhuluma ikapisi mfoka Fonik."

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Source: Briefly News

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