Nasty C’s go for magnificent status accumulates the correct momentum as his brilliance transmit through on the new collection, ”Strings and Bling”.
21-year-old South African rapper, Nsikayesizwe David Ngcobo, all around called Nasty C, caved through the business ceilings with the section of his breakout mixtape, ‘Price City’, in April 2015.
Nasty C by then cemented the new status that came with the consideration he was getting with his basic introduction collection, ”Bad Hair”, discharged in 2016.
The collection included the respect winning single, ‘Destruction Naw’ and its comprehensiveness birthed an extended variation, ”Bad Hair Extensions”.
Over the latest two years, Nasty C’s profile has been all around decorated and perhaps only that of South Africa’s driving rappers in AKA and Cassper Nyovest stand common on the scene.
It is 2018 and following some deferral, the much anticipated sophomore effort finally got discharged on Friday, July 6, and Nasty C, the gifted rapper who was nineteen when he discharged his introduction project, is in the long run two years created with more stories to tell.
”Strings and Bling” is his first project since penning an arrangement with Universal Music Group and the 17 track project features A$AP Ferg, Rowlene and Kaien Cruz.
The collection opens off with “Chafes”, a catchy, energetic tune of him counting his endowments adjacent his annoys, which is caught up with the collection titled track, ”Strings And Bling”, a melody that starts with this violin theatrical beat that sounds like a clash of classic and urban production that adds a surprising feel to the music.
Over the continuous character understanding chant of Kumbaya, Nasty C is the ghetto kid molding hard individual yet at the same time not reluctant to empower his emotions to uncovered, as he sings, ”Love just visits on your birthday night, Can’t condemn a torn soul till you felt it’s destruction, Now mend me with each one of these chains”.
Strings And Blings is church music, the sort of music that gets you on your knees confessing the transgressions you are yet to commit, as it recuperates and cleanses the significance of your soul.
To this point discharged singles, Jungle and King in like way include unequivocally on the project as tracks where he emphasizes his stay of going for the crown.
”No Respect” is each rapper’s bragging melody of commitment, while ”Legendary” is as majestic as it is infectious.
On ”U Played Yourself”, Nasty C begins by saying, ”I will express all facts”, as he goes to give relationship advice.
South African craftsman/lyricist, Rowlene, who in like route included on ‘Upsetting Hairs’, influences a section on one of the champion cuts, ”To send Me Away” (SMA), a melody that touches unpleasantly on divisions, with the second verse covering a clear exchange inciting the couples consequence.
”Another Down” is an introspective tune with the correct musical elements, where he pushes his inside identity to the back seat and admits to his shortcomings.
”On the TV I kill it, when you meet me I butcher it, Dead, dead ass until the point that the point we discover the chance to talk and I execute it, looks are deceiving no clowning”.
Melodies like,”Everything” accomplishment Kaien Cruz, ”Casanova”, ”Mrs Me” and ”My Baby”, all demonstrate an element of his sweetheart child personae, while the collection closes its curtains with ”Jiggy Jigga” as he declares he is no celebrity, vainglorious of his accomplishments since he meandered up in the game in 2016 as he rhymes, ”I’m street clever I’m gifted, the diagram goes on its wearisome”.
Strings and Blings is 52 minutes of fun, adaptable lyrics, a bounteous showcase of Nasty C the rapper/vocalist, and a general scripted and convincing assortment of work that presentations why he is evaluated significantly concerning Hip-Hop not just in South Africa, yet rather the continent if all else fails.
In spite of the fact that, the collection does not exactly contain terrible tunes, there are various joints that lack substance, sounds tiring and covered.
The hugeness of conveying a sophomore project off the back of the successes he has accomplished is all around oversaw, with adjacent to no question marks, as the development is evident not just in his conveyance yet rather in his topics and range, his choices of guest specialists is well thought, with each of them conveying something extra to the table.
Across 17 tracks, there is a solid number which seizes you and overpowers you to the degree composition, the technical aspects and the wholeness of the music, correspondingly as there are others, which neglect to catch your consideration and categorizes as fillers.
In case ‘Horrendous Hair’ was a crucial introduction effort, by then ‘Strings and Blings’ is an extremely solid follow-up collection.
By and large, Nasty C’s ‘Strings and Blings’ is a magnificent effort dunked in glistering production, melodies, charm, flexibility, development and the correct demeanor to achieve an awesome mix.