It’s already week two of 2018 and, even though things is a bit slow, a few things happened the hip-hop universe (not just the city).
Brenda Fassie Biopic in the works
Earlier this week it was announced that a UK-based production company had acquired the rights to the Brenda Fassie story.
An open casting call has been made for the film which is set to come out later this year while the script is apparently based on a story written by her son, Bongani Fassie.
Meanwhile, the debate has been raging on social media over who should get the role of Brenda Fassie.
Kwesta’s Spirit music video debuts online
After tearing up the radio charts in the last quarter of 2018, Kwesta’s Spirit (which features Nigerian-American rapper Wale) got an accompanying music video that is currently blowing up television screens.
Now, the video for Spirit — with its incredibly epic shots of Katlehong — has been made available for streaming online.
Someone wrote a financial book based on Jay-Z’s 4:44
Remember how inspired by the tips Jay-Z gave us on last year’s 4:44? Well, an American radio host, celebrity life coach and author has written a whole financial book based on Jigga’s lyrics.
The author, Ash Cash, “decoded the plethora of financial jewels within the album and created a step-by-step blueprint for building and leveraging credit, starting a business [and] investing money wisely”, Hip-Hop DX reports.
The book is called The Wake Up Call: Financial Inspiration Learned from 4:44 + A Step by Step Guide on How to Implement Each Financial Principle and is available wherever people buy books online.