Nasty C has shrugged off claims that his Metro FM awards were "bought" in the wake of the ongoing controversy that has followed the awards ceremony.

In an interview with, the Hell Naw hitmaker said that other people's opinions didn't bother him.

The rapper scooped four trophies including the coveted Song of The Year category, which went up against Babes Wodumo's Wololo. It was also this category that sparked the most debate among fans on social media.

"I have been told that many people feel that the awards have been bought. I feel I worked hard as an artist because I know everything that I had to go through as a person," he said.

Watch the interview here:

The annual music awards, which took place on Saturday night opened a can of worms as artists including Riky Rick, Babes Wodumo and Khuli Chana vented about the voting system.
Shortly after Riky Rick slammed the awards during his acceptance speech, a widespread debate ensued with there being talk about record label, Mabala Noise giving the SABC "a donation" ahead of the ceremony.