- Jay-Z trended on social media on April Fool's Day after he allegedly dropped a tracklist of his new album featuring Nasty C
- Nasty C, who was seemingly in on the prank, even posted the tracklist of the album on Instagram, but has since deleted it
- Some music lovers believed that Jay-Z was about to drop the album (titled Ascension) while others knew it was just a prank
Jay-Z's name trended high on Twitter on April Fool's Day, 1 April after an alleged tracklist for his new album featuring African rappers went viral on the app.
Even Nasty C took to Instagram and shared the tracklist of the US rapper's 'new album' titled Ascension. The 16-track album features other US superstars such as Beyoncé, H.E.R and Rick Ross.
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The Africa-themed project also features big artists from the African continent including Nasty C, Olamide, Sakordie and Femi Kuti.
Nasty C took to Instagram late on Thursday and posted the tracklist. He did not caption it. He has since deleted the post.
Some social media users fell for the prank while others did not believe the news at all. Check out some of their comments below:
"It's Fake News."
"2 Chainz been tryna get a Jay Z feature and Nasty C got one, goat."
"Apparently it's an April Fool's joke."
"I am cool with this contract between Jay-Z and Nasty C."
"Congrats to Nasty."
"Czzle be doing too much!!!!"
In other entertainment news, Legit.ng reported that Grammy-winning singer, Wizkid, got his fans and supporters talking on social media.
The Ginger crooner made a sudden announcement about an album set to drop by soon. However, fans refused to trust the singer’s words as they noted that he may be pulling an April Fool’s Day prank.