REAL NAME: Refiloe Maele Pholo
STAGE NAME: Cassper Nyovest
DATE OF BIRTH : Born December 16th 1990 (Age)
PLACE OF BIRTH / ORIGIN : Montshiwa, Mafikeng Northwest
COUNTRY: South Africa
GENRE: Hip hop, Motswako
RECORD LABEL : Family Tree
Cassper Nyovest Biography, Songs , Net Worth & Facts
Good day my fans , we just looked into the biography and net worth of fastest rising Nigerian singer Mr Koker , we want to also discuss the Biography of South African rapper Refiloe Maele Phoolo popularly known as Cassper Nyovest . Many of us don’t know this “Mama i made it” rapper ,we are giving you all the opportunity to know him better .
Refiloe Maele Phoolo stage name Cassper Nyovest was born on the 16 ,December 1990 ,in Mafikeng . Cassper Nyovest is a South African recording artist and record producer who became famous after the release of his singles currently selling like hot cake in the market. Cassper Nyovest is on his own in the South African Music Industry and he is currently signed to his own independent label and media company, Family Tree. His debut album which is one of the most soughted after albums in South Africa was completed and released on 18 July 2014 .
Cassper Nyovest is a South African rapper and producer who is doing his own thing on his own , doing what he knows how to do best in his way . He was born and bred at Montshiwa in Mafikeng, the capital city of the North West province. The South African rapper and producer attended Sol Plaatje Secondary School. While in secondary school, he was athletic as he took part in various sports activities including football, cricket and basketball. He started rapping at a very tender age of twelve .
In grade 10, things went rough for him as he failed in his exams, and this made him moved to his grandmother’s house in Potchefstroom so that he could be free from his disciplinarian parents . Then the following year, at age 16, he decided to drop out of high school:
“I told my parents that I’d rather chase my dream, which I believe is going to work out, rather than keeping it safe and regret it my whole life.”
Fast forward to the year 2004, he was a member of a group called Childhood Gangsters (CHG),which later stopped functioning. From there he joined an eight-member group, Slow Motion, which included the production team, Ganja Beatz. In 2006, the singer and raper relocated to Johannesburg the following year to pursue a career in music as a rapper and producer. The following year, he was signed by the Motswako label “Impact Sounds”. After two years without a release, he left to start a label of his own to no avail — he moved back home.
Years later , Motswako rapper HHP saw Nyovest at a performance. HHP was impressed and featured him on “Wamo Tseba Mtho” on his album Dumela . Months later , Nyovest went on international tours with HHP where he gained exposure as an artist and he was becoming known locally and internationally . He was able to perform on thesame stage with some big stars including Kid Cudi, Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Talib Kweli and Wiz Khalifa . That was how his big breake into Music Industry came to pass .
Things You Didn’t Know About Cassper Nyovest
1. He owns his own record label called Family Tree
2. Cassper Nyovest is the richest rapper in South Africa
3. He is a school drop out , he failed exam and decided to quite school to pursue his music career .
4. Both his parents are teachers
5. He was ranked Number One Hottest MC in Africa by MTV Base
6. Cassper Nyovest is currently dating a girl called Boity
Casper Nyovest Albums
Casper Nyovest Awards And Nominations
The singer and rapper has won several awards including
Channel O Music Video Awards
Metro FM Awards
South African Music Awards
South African Hip Hop Awards