Rashid Kay Confirms The Date For Back To The City Hip Hop Festival. The dominance of the Amapiano genre has shaken the structures of SA hip hop. Most SA rappers have jumped ship to join the Yano movement. Rashid Kay has heavily criticized rappers who have shifted their loyalty to SA hip hop by joining the Amapiano genre airing his frustrations with the lack of unity in the rap game. “There is a lot of division within hip hop, there is zero unity in hip hop,” he said during the Masterclass Podcast.
Rashid Kay is one of the rappers who have been adamant that SA hip hop is not dead. The rapper defended the game when he responded to YangaChief who shared the reason why SA hip hop is dead. “90% American hip hop sets also killed SA HIP HOP.” Tweeted Yanga. Responding to Yanga Rashid defended the rap game highlighting that SA hip hop is not dead. “SA HIP HOP is NOT dead though.” Tweeted Rashid.
Rashid Kay’s loyalty to the rap game is cannot be questioned. The rapper is going all out to save the culture and by so doing he said announced the date for the famous Back To The City Hip hop Festival. Responding to Makwa on Twitter Rashid revealed that the festival will take place this year but not on the usual date. “@rashid_kay we need #Bttc2022,” tweeted Makwa. “We’ll have BTTC this year. No more on Freedom Day but Heritage Day.” Responded Rashid.