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Sway in the Morning Show: South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest Dives into History of Hip-Hop in Africa, Why African Artists Use the “N” Word, his Love for America & More


South African hip-hop artist Cassper Nyovest joins ‘Sway in the Morning’ to discuss, very briefly, the history of South African hip-hop, who is the next big star, why Africans use the “N” word when they rap or refer to each other, and his deep passion for America and more.

By the way, many South Africans have reacted negatively to Casper’s appearance. Sample reactions:

Ntsiki says Cassper’s Sway interview made her embarrassed to be South African.

Cassper reacts to Sway interview criticism and Kanye West comparison.

Watch his appearance — Warning strong language/expletives used. Click at your own discretion.

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