Nsikayesizwe Ncgobo and Ronald Mataboge popularly known as A-Reece and Nasty C respectively, have been pitted and paralleled since they shot into limelight in 2016. Both are rappers and were the same age at the time, as they led the revolution of the young rappers influx into the SA rap game. Six years later both rappers are still very relevant, bagging nominations for artist of the decade at the 2022 SAHHA’s and are celebrating individual milestones.
A-Reece has been announced the most streamed Indie artist in SA for the second year in a row, in 2021 Baby boy had the most streamed project from any hip hop artist in the country racking up more than 3 million streams for his ‘Today’s Tragedy Tomorrow’s Memory‘ mixtape.
Reece’s streaming numbers this year come from the mixtape and the joint album with his elder brother Jay Jody.
On the other hand, Nasty C’s 2021 single ‘Jack’ has been certified platinum in the country and also hit another milestone as the most streamed solo hip hop song from South Africa ever on Spotify, with over 4 million streams on the platform.
Former A-Reece associate and SA producer who co-produced the song with Ncgobo twitted a congratulatory message to the song’s achievement on Twitter.
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