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EC rapper bags title!

Bhisho born rapper and songwriter Anathi ‘Anatii’ Mnyango (26) bagged the coveted Ashford and Simpsons Songwriter Award at the 2019 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas recently.

The Ntloni hitmaker was awarded for his contribution to the song Brown Skin Girl, which he shares with fellow musician Jay Z, Beyoncé and Wizkid.

The song is part of Beyoncé’s the Lion King album, The Gift which was released in July 2019.

This adds on to the on-going celebrations across the country following the Rugby World Cup victory and Idols.

The Eastern Cape artist began his career when he was 16, releasing his debut album in 2016 titled Artiifact featuring heavy hitters in the SA rap industry.

In 2017 he was selected as the Young Independent Influencer of the year.


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