September 15, 2023, is a date that will be etched in the annals of South African hip-hop. It marks the day when two of the nation’s most celebrated rappers, Nasty C and Cassper Nyovest, unveiled their latest musical masterpieces. Among the many voices that resonated in the aftermath of these releases was that of Tellaman, a name synonymous with talent and innovation in the South African music scene.
Tellaman’s involvement in Nasty C’s “I Love It Here” album has been a topic of discussion and admiration. Not just a passive contributor, Tellaman played a pivotal role in shaping the sound and essence of the album. His gratitude towards Nasty C for involving him in this project was evident when he took to Twitter to express his feelings. He wrote, “Super excited and grateful to be part of this amazing project as a producer and as an artist. @nasty_csa. I’m proud of you and happy for you my boy 🍾 all the best, I love you big time. #ILOVEITHERE.”
The synergy between Tellaman and Nasty C is palpable in the album. Tellaman’s unique vocal prowess and songwriting skills have been showcased in tracks like “Pops,” “Sunset Walks,” and “Know Yourself.” These songs are a testament to their combined musical genius, with Tellaman’s smooth R&B vocals harmoniously blending with Nasty C’s rap verses. The album has been lauded for its eclectic mix of genres and its introspective exploration of themes such as love, identity, and personal growth.
Further cementing the album’s significance, a recent report from uDiscover Music highlighted the global anticipation and subsequent acclaim for “I Love It Here.” The album, now available via Def Jam Recordings, has solidified Nasty C’s position as a rap superstar not just in South Africa but on the global stage.
In the ever-evolving landscape of South African hip-hop, collaborations like these are not just about producing chart-topping hits. They signify the unity, creativity, and passion that drives artists to push boundaries and create music that resonates with audiences worldwide. As fans and critics alike continue to revel in the magic of “I Love It Here,” one thing is clear: the collaborative spirit of artists like Tellaman and Nasty C is what makes the South African music scene truly vibrant and unique.