Congratulations to the coolest kid in Africa, Nasty C – the rapper becomes the first South African artist to sign to Def Jam Recordings

The announcement was first made by Billboard ahead of the release of his new single from his forthcoming album Zulu Man With Some Power.

According to Billboard, the deal is an exclusive venture with Universal Music Africa and will see Nasty make his US debut with his new track There They Go premiering on Apple Music Beats and YouTube.

“Special thanks to God, my team and everybody listening,” said the rapper on his new feat.

Def Jam distributes the music of various record labels, including Khanye’s Good Music.

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Artists on their roster include Big Sean, Justin Bieber, Nas Jhene Aiko and Logic to name but a few.

This deal could possibly open new doors for Nasty C and expose his music to an even larger audience.