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NC Dread


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    We Gi Dem - Shatta Wale
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    Look to You - Nkulee Dube
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    Celebrate - Seyi Shay
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    Steal My Woman
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    Riddim Ryder
NC Dread is a Cape Town based artist widely recognized as South Africa’s King of Reggae Dancehall and Afrobeats.
He has won several awards in the including Reggae Album of the Year, multiple SA Dancehall Song of the Year titles, and SA Reggae Dancehall Artist of the Year. In 2016 he was a finalist at the prestigious Bass Awards held in Ghana under African Artist of the Year.
Despite South Africa being a country whose music landscape is dominated by House, Kwaito and Hip Hop, NC Dread’s music has brought some spotlight on Reggae & Dancehall. He has a catalog of chart topping hits including ‘On Fire’, ‘Born fi dis’, ‘Godfidence’, ‘Celebrate’, ‘Look to You’, ‘Fire Burn Dem’, ‘Always’ and massive international collaborations featuring fellow industry heavyweights Wyre, Shatta Wale, Chico (Jamaica), AK Songstress, Nkulee Dube , Seyi Shay , Peter Miles, Eye Judah, General Pype etc.
NC Dread also boasts of the greatest collabo in the history of reggae dancehall music, ‘Baddest’ which was released in 2017. The tune features 9 African artists from 7 countries; a remarkable feat which had never been done. Befittingly, ‘Baddest’ was listed on the Global Reggae Charts in 2017.
The artist is signed by African reggae dancehall vanguard, Bashment Music SA based in Johannesburg who have a distribution agreement with 21st Hapilos Inc. in New York.


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