Priddy Ugly Celebrates His Album ‘Dust’ Bagging 4 Million Streams in 6 Months: “God Is Great”

Priddy Ugly Celebrates His Album ‘Dust’ Bagging 4 Million Streams in 6 Months: “God Is Great”

  • Priddy Ugly's album Dust has hit four million streams on Spotify, with his hit single Ntja'ka reaching two million streams
  • The rapper thanked fans on social media for their support and celebrated the milestone by encouraging them to vote
  • Fans flooded social media with congratulatory messages, praising Dust as one of his best projects
  • Briefly News spoke to Priddy Ugly who explained the inspiration behind the album and what the future holds for him

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South African rapper Priddy Ugly recently celebrated his body of work, Dust reaching a major milestone. The star took to his social media pages to thank fans for their support.

Priddy Ugly's album hits a major milestone
Priddy Ugly is celebrating his new album 'Dust's success. Image: @priddy_ugly
Source: Instagram

Priddy Ugly's Dust hits 4 million streams

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Priddy Ugly is undoubtedly one of the best rappers and lyricists of our time. The star has been dropping back-to-back hits since arriving on the scene, and his latest milestone is a testament to how great his music is.

Taking to his Instagram page, the rapper revealed that his latest album, Dust, released in January 2024, has amassed four million streams on Spotify. Not only that, his hit Ntja'ka also got two million streams on the same platform. Priddy Ugly thanked Mzansi for their unwavering support. He wrote:

"4 MILLION STREAMS on my latest album DUST. 2 MILLION STREAMS on NTJA’KA via @spotifyafrica. Thank you to all the creatives involved & thank you to everyone that’s supported, streamed, shared & enjoyed the music. God is Great! Let’s celebrate by going to VOTE this week ️ "

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Speaking exclusively to Briefly News, Priddy Ugly explained the theme of the album. He said Dust is part of a three-part project. He said:

"So basically I dropped an album titled Soil in 2021, I dropped the project titled Mud in 2022 and I was followed by Dust. So basically the Earth Series I just wanted to work on music that was grounded and that made me in touch with my roots you know by roots I mean going back to where I started from tackling my childhood traumas, addressing the family issues, I spoke on themes of loss and death, you know there's been like a lot of death in and around me and my family, my friends, my industry peers, so I dressed those kind of things and that's kind of like what inspired the album."

Fans congratulate Priddy Ugly on his milestone

Social media users shared congratulatory messages to the star for his continued support. Many admitted that Dust is one of his best projects so far.

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@solontsizwa said:

"God is great! Congratulations, bro!"

@elzee_music said:

"I'm still high from the night before and I popped another one, Do you."

@wiliedakid added:

"The album that gets my chakras aligned big S/O #love."

@basscatalogue commented:

"Congratulations on the incredible milestone. Your hard work and talent continue to inspire. Here’s to many more streams and success."

@matshi._.k24 wrote:

"You a goat, Mr Priddy. Nja'ka is the best song, my G, I got it on repeat. Every morning I play it loud in the car."

@thaiwandathai commented:

"Congratulations, broskie! I know all the work you’ve been putting in all the time, effort and prayers and it’s all paying off! Salute to the #EvstLandLawd #Dust4M "

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