Nasty C’s Album ‘Strings and Bling’ Becomes the 1st SA Hip Hop Album to Get 20 Million Streams on Spotify

Nasty C’s Album ‘Strings and Bling’ Becomes the 1st SA Hip Hop Album to Get 20 Million Streams on Spotify

  • Nasty C has left his mark on both the local and international hip hop scene after his second album, Strings and Bling, got more than 20 million streams on Spotify
  • Strings and Bling won the award for Best Hip Hop Album and Best Produced Album at the South African Music Awards in 2019  

  • The 17-track album, which Nasty C released in July 2018, was certified platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa  

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South African rapper and music producer Nasty C has once again set the bar extremely high for his fellow artists.

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Nasty C’s epic album ‘Strings and Bling’ has been named the first SA hip hop album to reach 20 million streams on Spotify. Images: Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images, Paras Griffin/Getty Images
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The 'Zulu Man With Some Power' made history when his second collection, Strings and Bling, surpassed 20 million streams on Spotify.

TimesLive reported that a Twitter account with the handle of Nasty C Charts shared the news that the rapper’s second studio offering surpassed 20 million streams on the digital platform.

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Released in 2018, the award-winning album had bangers such as SMA featuring Rowlene and King, which features American rapper A$AP Ferg.

Netizens couldn’t help but bask in pride as they took to the comments section to confirm that the Casanova rapper is indeed a ‘GOAT.’

@vin_scatch wrote:

"He Is above any active artist presently in SA, period."

@Kgolo Masekela commented:

"The best album you ever made!"

@mmasekoa28 also wrote:

"I enjoyed this album still listening to it till to date, I play it without skipping a track."

Nasty C lands cool deal with popular booze brand

In other Nasty C news, Briefly News reported that Nasty C took to social media to announce that he bagged a cool deal with Johnnie Walker. The excited rapper revealed his partnership with the popular booze brand on Wednesday, 15 December.

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The There They Go hitmaker took to Instagram to share his big news with his fans from Mzansi and across the globe. According to SAHipHopMag, he captioned his post:

"We’re gonna keep walking and we will let the world know! It’s not every day you stride with the best and I’m proud to officially announce my partnership with @johnniewalkersa. Let’s Keep Walking into the hottest summer ever!!!! #KeepWalkingSA."

Source: Briefly News

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