Nasty C Says He Has Evolved As A Lyricist Over The Years

SA Hip Hop rapper Nasty C reveals he has evolved as a lyricist through the years and explains how.

We were introduced to the phenomenal talent that is Nasty C a couple of years ago. Today, he is currently one of the biggest rappers in Africa and has dropped hits through the year.

Known for his lyricism and flow, Nasty recently opened up about evolving as a lyricist through the years. Speaking in a recent interview with Deeds Magazine, the star revealed that he has transformed to a conversational approach from complex structures. He said,

“My style has evolved significantly. I grew up admiring technical rappers, which influenced my early, more structured style. But over time, I’ve learned to simplify, making my lyrics sound more conversational.”

He also spoke about being shaped by his early influences Lil Wayne and Slaughterhouse helped him understand rhyme schemes and punchlines.

“Lyrically, this album marks my evolution. Influenced by technical maestros like Lil Wayne and Slaughterhouse in my formative years, my earlier style was structured and punchline-centric. However, I’ve gradually transitioned to a more conversational style, simplifying my narratives while maintaining their depth.“

He added, “This transformation in my lyrical approach has permeated my speech, enhancing my expressiveness and articulation. Though not yet a global sensation, I am confident that international acclaim won’t alter my core identity as an artist rooted in South African culture and hip-hop tradition. My music, visuals, and fashion continually pay homage to my heritage.”

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