Cassper Nyovest Applauds Uncle Waffles’ Performance At #CottonFest2022
The highly anticipated third edition of Cotton Fest took place this past weekend in Newtown, Johannesburg. Festival-goers were given the full Cotton Fest experience in honour of late rapper Riky Rick.
The two-day concert included a line-up of artists described by the late rapper as some of “SA’s finest performers and DJs.” These included: Rouge, Nadia Nakai, Cassper Nyovest, Tshego, Maggz, Mae-E, Lady Du, Kamo Mphela, Khuli Chana, Kwesta, Nasty C, Shekhinah, Sjava, Uncle Waffles and Zakes Bantwini among many others. Uncle Waffles pleased thousands of fans at the Cotton Fest including Cassper Nyovest who took time to show her love on social media. He wrote: “Uncle Waffles just has that thing. She’s a star. #CottonFest2022.”
Before his performance, Cassper posted a tribute to his late friend, speaking of how he was meant to be a surprise act at this year’s event.”This one is for my brother. You planned to bring me out as a surprise tonight and we didn’t have that moment. My first time on your stage and you’re not here in physical form but I know you’re with me and the rest of us in spirit. I love you and I miss you, Rikhado.”
Cotton Fest is known for celebrating different genres of the music industry and for the first time this year had a stage dedicated to celebrating the amapiano culture.
The festival which encompassed his legacy which was founded on music, fashion and giving the youth a platform.