Having recently released a new single, BBAF, Award-winning Rapper Yanga Chief has revealed an epic cover for his eagerly awaited album Pop Star. Celebrating being authentically African and culturally rich as Xhosa royalty, Yanga Chief has collaborated with praised South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo of Maxhosa on a masklava piece for the cover of Pop Star.
Easily creating a standout piece of album artwork, the cover is yet another piece of iconography from both the visionary rapper and the celebrated fashion designer. Making Yanga Chief an undeniable trendsetter in music and fashion.
Detailing the idea behind creating the masklava (a combination of a mask and a balaclava), Yanga Chief took to social media to share the colours used in the Maxhosa design and what Pop Star means to him “Becoming A Pop Star is about finding yourself, and Pop Star is being happy with what you find” – Yanga Chief. Watch as Yanga Chief and Laduma Ngxokolo of Maxhosa take you behind the brilliance of creating this iconic masklava for the album Pop Star.
Yanga Chief’s new single BBAF is out and Pop Star is out on 27 November 2020! Pre-order the album on 16 October 2020.