‘We back in business baby’ — AKA on the success of ‘Lemons’ (‘Lemonade’)

08 October 2022 - 08:00
By Joy Mphande
Rapper AKA celebrates having another hit song under his belt.
Image: Instagram/ AKA Rapper AKA celebrates having another hit song under his belt.

AKA can't contain his excitement after his latest hit single Lemons (Lemonade), featuring Nasty C, allegedly reached gold status.

The rapper took to Twitter on Tuesday to claim the song has garnered more than 1-million hits across digital streaming platforms since its release on September 16.

“Congratulations to the Megacy. Unofficially Lemons (Lemonade) has just gone gold. Awaiting RISA certification. Plaques will be done next week. I couldn’t hold it in any longer. We back in businessbaby,” he wrote.

In a previous post, AKA expressed his gratitude towards Nasty C for the collaboration.

“Thank you Nasty C. Full circle,” he wrote. 

Speaking in a recent interview on The Episode podcast, AKA said the song was about them being comfortable with being where they are in their musical careers.

“For me it's not about, you know his verse is fantastic. For me it's not no longer about that competitiveness, especially on a song like that. It's really about making the best art for the fans, and I think he blessed me and I’m thankful for that,” he said.

“For me it's about vibes right now in my career. I’m making music from a perspective of, I want to make music that I can ride around and listen to in the future.