All through her relatively short career, there have been murmurs that Boity doesn’t write her own material. I didn’t want to focus on the negativity but I had to find out how much of a hand she had in her newest song “ (and first ever collaboration with Stogie T) and she replied candidly:
“I did it all myself. As soon as I was told I’d be working on this amazing campaign, I realised I needed to bring something hot to the table.
I sat down and wrote a verse I knew I would be proud of, I practised and although I was nervous [to perform it] me and Stogie did it justice!”
I also took a moment to dive a little deeper in Boity’s past and ask about her relationship with KFC growing up. For many of us, “Kentucky” was a once in a while luxury and I was surprised to hear that Boity could relate.
“It was always on a Sunday - not every Sunday, but sometimes on a Sunday, my mother would surprise us with a Kentucky meal at home. It was always a special treat and something that we would get crazy excited for.
I still remember the smell and the taste and of course the excitement”.
Our interview time was up at this point but not before I could ask what Mzansi’s sauciest rapper eats her chicken with (I was looking for tomato sauce, barbecue sauce or even mustard)! To my surprise her rather simple answer was “None of the above”.
She’s changed the rap game and now she’s coming after the wrap game too. Whether you are a fan of the movement or not, you cannot deny that Boity is quickly becoming an unstoppable force in South African music.
Do you think that Boity is the reason why #TheWrapGameHasChanged?
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