Asbonge

Cassper Nyovest credits TikTok for the success of is latest collaboration with hip-hop duo Majorsteez. Images via Twitter @MajorSteez_za @casspernyovest

Cassper praises TikTok for the success of collab with MajorSteez ‘Asbonge’

‘That’s how great social media can be’: Cassper Nyovest is crediting TikTok for the success of his collaboration with MajorSteez, ‘Asbonge’.

Asbonge

Cassper Nyovest credits TikTok for the success of is latest collaboration with hip-hop duo Majorsteez. Images via Twitter @MajorSteez_za @casspernyovest

South African rapper Cassper Nyovest teamed up with hip-hop duo MajorSteez on a track titled Asbonge that was released on 29 October. Since its release, the track has sparked a TikTok dance challenge that has been viewed over 14 million times. Cassper attributes the success of the song to “the power of social media”. 

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CASSPER AND MAJORSTEEZ’S COLLABORATION

MajorSteez is a local hip-hop duo made up of brothers Sihle and Sandile Mabena. The pair has risen to become one of SA’s top hip-hop acts. Their songs Slime and Lies featuring Costa Titch and Uncle Vinny caught the attention of several hip-hop lovers in SA. 

Their latest collaboration with Cassper Nyovest, Asbonge is catching even more attention. TikTokers Chad Jones, Jessica Mashaba and Mooya Musunga caught wind of the #asbongadancechallenge and contributed with their energetic dance moves.

WATCH THE CHALLENGE HERE

@mooyamusunga

ASBONGE!🗣 #asbongedancechallenge #asbongedancechallenge @Majorsteez @R.M Phoolo

♬ Asbonge – Majorsteez
@jessicamashaba20

Ofcoz I had to jump to the #asbongechallenge 😭😭🔥please tag @Majorsteez and @R.M Phoolo for me please #jessicamashaba20 🤍

♬ Asbonge – Majorsteez

CASSPER ON ‘THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA’

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday 30 November, Cassper Nyovest shared that he met MajorSteez on Instagram and did not charge them for his feature on the song.

“I also shot a big budget music video for them sponsored by my companies Root of Fame and Biliato. The challenge of the song is now sitting at 14 million views on TikTok.”

“That’s how great social media can be if used for the right reasons. That’s also how you open up the industry.” 

LISTEN TO ‘ASBONGE’ HERE

NEW MUSIC FROM CASSPER? 

Cassper Nyovest is still celebrating the success of his amapiano album Sweet & Short 2.0. The album featured his hit song Siytathandana with soulful songstress Boohle. The award-winning rapper teamed up with amapiano producer Abidoza for the album. 

Although he is taking his time with new solo music, he could be giving his fans a summer hit for the festive season soon. Cassper teased a song on his Instagram Live that had fans excited about what’s to come next. 

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WATCH THE TEASER HERE