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January 17, 2014

Youngsta’s Top Reasons to #lovecapetown

He’s been making waves in the Mother City’s Hip Hop scene since 2011 but at heart, Youngsta (born as Riyadh Roberts.) is just a #lovecapetown boytjie with big dreams.

Youngsta, #lovecapetown 's rising rapper, shares his top reasons to love our Mother City. Image courtesy of Fazielah Williams

Hailing from the bustling Wynberg in the Southern Suburbs, the 22-year-old rapper has had his sights set on fame since the tender age of 12, when he wrote and recorded his debut single. A decade later, Youngsta is reaping the rewards of pursuing his dreams and can proudly lay claim to the title of South Africa’s King of Street Rap , as well as performing alongside some of music’s greatest artists including U.S. legend  Lil Wayne.

Being  Southern Suburbs’ girls ourselves with a keen appreciation for the Hip Hop genre, we couldn’t wait to meet the enigmatic Youngsta at Hajila Movement , a clothing store in quirky Observatory, and the charismatic performer did not disappoint.  In the video below, he shares his tale of success and just why he #love(s)capetown:

For more information about the dynamic rapper Youngsta and details on his upcoming performances, visit www.youngsta.co.za; join the Youngsta CPT Facebook fanpage or follow the conversation on Twitter.

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