With 27 mixed tapes and numerous EPs and accolades under his belt, YoungstaCPT is regarded as one of the most important South African emcees of this generation.
He describes his sounds as “Kaapstad”. “If you have ever been to Cape Town you can listen to any one of my CDs and you will understand me and the place I grew up in,” he said.
“I am like your unofficial tour guide. I am not going to take you to Table Mountain with a cable car, but I will take you via another angle… a side that you have never been to before. I’ll give you the other view and perspective of where I am from.
“To have so much content around you all the time while growing up in Cape Town, as a result my style is different, my tone is different because the slang that we use is different…I don’t sound like any other rapper.”