Riky Rick agrees: The world has taken Africa's flows

2015-04-01 20:00

Johannesburg - Cassper Nyovest started quite the debate recently when he accused American artists of stealing African beats and flows.

And it seems like he's not the only one crying robbery - and, no, it's not Burna boy on All Eyes on me. 

"The important thing is to realise that all the beats and melodies people overseas use are South African melodies. We just didn't catch that they we taking our traditional music melodies and making them into international hits," rapper Riky Rick told a press conference for his new album this week.

"Why we like alot of these up-and-coming artists is because they sound very South African with their flows. Even the way that people play with their voices is a Zulu thing," he adds.

But just so you know, when Riky Rick talks about people playing with their voices being Zulu, he probably wasn't talking about Rich Gang singing "ncjsbvcjdvjdvdvd lifestyle". 

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