Celeb City

Naak Musik defeated Cassper Nyovest on Saturday 9 April. Image via Twitter @Hollywoodbets

‘Innovative and entertaining’: Tweeps praise Cassper’s ‘Celeb City’ [watch]

Boxing matches, a star-studded lineup and a weekend of fun! One tweep praised Cassper as a ‘legend and genius’ for his ‘Celeb City’ event.

Celeb City

Naak Musik defeated Cassper Nyovest on Saturday 9 April. Image via Twitter @Hollywoodbets

Star-studded performances and a night of boxing matches! Cassper Nyovest and Naak Musiq faced off in a five-round boxing match in Sun City on Saturday 9 April and Naak Musiq was declared the winner! Although Cassper was defeated, many tweeps praised the award-winning rapper’s Celeb City concept. One tweep mentioned that the 31-year-old rapper gave local sport a “PR (public relations) boost”.

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NAAK MUSIQ DEFEATS CASSPER NYOVEST 

The Celeb City evening kicked off with several professional boxers facing off against each other before the main event, Cassper versus Naak Musiq. 

After five three-minute rounds, Naak Musiq emerged as the winner! After the match, the two local musos shared a laugh and seemed to enjoy the moment together.

Taking to Instagram to react to the result, Cassper wrote: “Don’t know which match the judges were watching but I’ll see you at the rematch brother… Great night of boxing.

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MZANSI PRAISES ‘CELEB CITY’

The Tito Mboweni hitmaker topped Twitter’s trending list after the highly-anticipated boxing match. Many praised Cassper for his innovative Celeb City event. More than 1 000 people flocked to Sun City to see the rapper fight against Naak Musiq.

Seasoned journalist Eusebius McKaiser wrote: “Well done to Cassper Nyovest for innovating, entertaining entrepreneurial and in the process giving a much loved South African sport a PR boot it needed.” 

“Cassper influenced the entertainment industry for almost a decade. From endorsement deals and merchandise to filling up impossible venues to owning alcohol and investing in shoes to having his own entities,” wrote one tweep. 

“Cassper Nyovest is a marketing genius. He is business-minded,” wrote another tweep. 

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CELEB CITY HEATS UP

The last day of Celeb City, Sunday 10 April, will be filled with performances from Mzansi’s best musos. The likes of Nasty C, DJ Sumbody, Uncle Waffles, Daliwonga and Sondela hitmaker DJ Venom will be performing in Sun City.