5 lines from Ghanaian star Shatta Wale’s tribute to Cassper Nyovest
As local rapper Cassper Nyovest prepares to fill up Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban next month, his ambition has caught the attention of musicians across Africa.
Ghanaian dancehall star Shatta Wale dropped a song this week named after Cass all about inspiring to take over the continent.
Taking to Twitter, the muso showered Cass with love and said that they had similar stories.
BIG RESPECT TO @CassperNyovest ...EVERY SOUTH AFRICAN PRETTY GIRL SAYS YOUR STORY IS JUST LIKE MINE..I DID THIS FOR YOU..SM YOU READY...!!! PAAA PAAA PAAA PAAA..— SHATTA WALE (@shattawalegh) November 8, 2018
SHATTA WALE - @CassperNyovest https://t.co/q6oUbjN4rN NYOVEST MIXTAPE#UNITEDAFRICA !! pic.twitter.com/Qf3j1WE6gv
Although the song touches on economic struggle and political commentary, the central theme is that mans looks up to Cass and wants to boss the place like him.
Here are just five fire lines from the track, which you can get as a free download here.
Bless my life and anything we are going to do... Man I'm a freedom fighter they drink up like Mandela
Shout out to Madiba
Cassper Nyovest, big up yourself. Tell them about my turf
Spread the love, dude
Nobody write my story. I will write my story like Cassper Nyovest
Take a leaf out of Cass' book.
When I make all the money. When I make all the money like Cassper Nyovest, they will understand why I say Cassper Nyovest
The haters will see.
Cassper Nyovest is a bad man Shatta-Shatta. If fire, then the man is fire. If water, then the man is water
The dude is leadership.
What do you think of the song?