The highly anticipated YoungstaCPT X Ganja Beatz “Wes-Kaap” film clip is finally here!
YoungstaCPT has been making waves with his the collaborative mixtape “The Cape And Good Dope” produced by Ganja Beatz. Their widely popular track, ‘Wes-Kaap’ finally has a film clip which could get an Oscar nomination.
The clip was produced by Stanley John Agency and directed by Dale Fortune. ‘Wes-Kaap’ explores the raw narration of the Cape Town lifestyle and culture, the video opens up in various parts of Town like Bo-Kaap and Sea point with Lions Head as a backdrop, with half of the video was shot in Heideveld, Hanover Park and Woodstock, displaying the more gritty side of what Cape Town has to offer.
The significance of the scene is to showcase parts of the Mother City’s mountain range other than the popular Table Mountain, with references in the track about B-Boys, graff artists and DJs all holding down the elements of Hip Hop in Cape Town, being that it is a core birthplace of Hip Hop in South Africa, highlighting the greater elements beforehand about the possibilities that occur on the dark the Cape Peninsula.
Inspired by Dr.Dre’s hit ‘The Next Episode’ YoungstaCPT has taken the beat and put his own unique lyrical spin on the West Coast Hip Hop track. The Cape Crusader hit single, ‘WE$-KAAP’ from the 12 track EP, ‘The Cape & Good Dope’ in collaboration with powerhouse producers, Ganja Beatz.
He’s on a mission to unite both Johannnesburg and Cape Town through Hip Hop, collaborating with the likes of Priddy Ugly, Stilo, DJ Switch, Ganja Beatz and so many more. . The project came about after creating 1 track, which then organically lead to 3 tracks and then the decision to create a solid body of work consisting of 12 tracks incorporating the unique Cape Town flavour.
“Now where I come from is not a puzzle or a riddle / four fingers up, two twisted in the middle / if I was Bruce Wayne – that would be my Bat symbol” “You can tell by the way I talk that I come from Cape Town / a Cape Malaysian this a Shabir Shakedown”