Slapdee and Macky 2 Score Major ‘YouTube Numbers’


Two Zambian HipHop giants Slapdee and Macky 2 made history yesterday when they premiered their singles on the same day. The former rivals premiered their singles “Savuka and Early Riser” respectively on Thursday accompanied by music videos on YouTube.

King Dizzo dropped “Savuka” featuring South African Kwaito Superstar “Busiswa” in the morning at around 09:00hrs. Macky 2 on the other hand dropped “Early Riser” (Waulesi Asadye) featuring “Pompi” at around 15:00hrs CAT. The Mag44 produced singles had their videos race for bigger YouTube Numbers upon release. In a period of Exactly 24hrs, Savuka had 80K views while Early Riser had 85K views on the Video Streaming Platform.

Both videos have since joined the list for most watched Zambian music videos on the platform within 24hrs. The record for most watched video in 24hrs is currently held by “Jay Rox’s “Distance Remix” which had more than 100K views. Roberto’s Vitamin U is also on the list having accumulated more than 100K in 3days at the time in 2018.