New school rapper Mtembeni “Emtee” Ndevu recently released the video for his song We Up and in 57 670 people viewed the video within the day.
In the song Emtee talks about his struggles from poverty to success. In one of the verses he quotes late Kwaito musician Mandoza’s verse in song Umunt’omnyama by the group Chiskop “Umntu omnyama akafuni ubona umntu omnyama eya phambili”. Loosely translated, as “Africans don’t like to see other Africans succeed”.
“I represent the struggle. If I’m boring you with my life story then I’m sorry but it’s all I know, struggle. Stay down, stay positive, stay hopeful and always be thankful,” Emtee said.

Social media community had a lot to say.

Emtee’s response to the critics.