Nasty C has been a trailblazer in the hip-hop genre, representing an entire Africa continent on the international stage.
However, when it comes to the purity of his flowing, his crisp voice, distinct range, and context selection, his career currently suggest this note ‘Nasty C on the verge of becoming Africa’s All-Time Best Rapper
He has been pursuing his hip-hop dreams since childhood when legend has it, he began rapping and learning to lay down tracks at age nine under the tutelage of his older brother.
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The birth name ‘Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo‘ popularly known as Nasty C is a South Africa Rapper, record producer, and songwriter, he steadily infiltrates the main stage around 2014, before his debut album titled ‘Bad Hair’ a 15 tracks project in 2016 after dropping 2 mixtapes and 2 EP simultaneously.
In a space of short time Nasty C was able to make a worldwide statement and on the threshold of All-time Best Rapper In Africa.
In 2018 he released his second studio album titled ‘Strings and Bling, with a couple of singles and features to solidify his consistency.
Nasty C took the world by surprise with the exceptionally fast pace in a short time, from steadily dropping of hard projects to inter dominance with hit songs, selling outside of the country to the world, he singlehandedly reinvented trap-infused as a subgenre.
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South Africa has a couple of different hip-hop artists as well as other originated styles of music, its, therefore, a very competitive hip-hop market, rappers like AKA, Casper Nyovest has been on their peak and to date still keeping it locked.
In 2020 he signed to Def Jam Records, joining the likes of Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Logic, Big Sean, Kanye West, Nas, 2 Chainz, Teyana Taylor, YG, Dave East, Jeezy, Jeremih, Valee, Lady Gaga, Pusha T, Amir Obè, Fabolous, Krept and Konan, Desiigner.
In 2020, he lost out on a BET Hip-Hop award to British rapper Stormzy, Nasty C went up against Kenyan artist Khaligraph Jones, UK’s Stormzy and Ms Banks, French stars Meryl and Kaaris, and Djonga from Brazil.
Also in 2020, he released his third studio album via Def Jam Records titled ‘Zulu Man with Some Power’ with guest artists like T.I., Ari Lennox, Lil Keed, Lil Gotit, and Rowlene.
In February 2021, he delivered a great performance at the American television sitcom ‘The Ellen Show’ #blackandwhite #coming2america edition featuring Ari Lennox.
Also, in different music conversations, Nasty C has been compared to American rappers in terms of lyrical and flow prowess.