Nasty C. Picture: Instagram

Nasty C is set to drop his Sophomore album, Strings and Bling on July 6.  From Friday, June 22, fans can pre-order the album, and  instantly receive the track, Legendary, where Nasty C addresses social issues such as self-confidence and the pursuit of equal opportunity.

Dubbed his most personal album to date, Strings and Bling sees Nasty C, real name Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, rapping about his real life over production by the likes of American producers, Blu Magiq and Cxdy as well as Africa’s own Gemini Major, Tweezy , Gobbla, and up-and-coming trailblazer, Nani.  

Guest appearances include A$AP Ferg, Rowlene and Kaien Cruz.

Having already dropped hit singles King and Jungle, it seems Strings and Bling and is set to be the most anticipated South African hip-hop releases of the year.

The local hip hop star's recently performed at London’s Wembley Arena for the One Africa Music Festival and was announced as one of four of South Africa’s favourite artists who made it into the coveted Forbes Africa Under 30 list. 

Nasty C also bagged the Coolest Local Music Star award at this year’s Sunday Time’s annual Generation Next Brand Awards.

Three mixtapes, two albums and numerous features on some of the biggest songs on the African continent later, Nasty C is ready to take his "music to the world".