Yes indeed, I’m back home. Back from the motherland, they call Africa. I was in South Africa for a couple of days for the Back To The City Festival. It was insane!! 25,000 people came out. Me and my boy Mazzi hit the stage at 1 a.m. and the crowd was still around.
We tore it down with Jimmy Wiz. I had the time of my life that night. Incredible bands & groups rocking on stage one after the other. Every day in South Africa was just beautiful. The people were nice, food was great and our hotel was cool AF. Glad to be back home also. Long flight, I mean lonnnng!! It’s worth the wait though. Thank you, South Africa and all the great people I met. Also had a great time hanging out with EPMD & Dj Diamond the artist. Real cool cats. Now let’s get into the music.
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