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Cassper Nyovest Profile
|Real name||Refiloe Maele Phoolo|
|Date of birth||16 December 1990|
|Birthplace||Mahikeng, North West South Africa|
|Occupation||Rapper, singer and songwriter|
|Net Worth||R9.55 million|
Cassper Nyovest Early Life And Education
His real name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo, but he is fondly called Cassper Nyovest by fans. Born on 16th December 1990, Cassper Nyovest was born to Mizuki Phoolo and Letsebela Phoolo in Mafikeng, South Africa. Nyovest has a sister Tsholofelo Phoolo, and his late brother, Khotso Phoolo who passed on in 2003.
Growing up, Cassper Nyovest attended Sol Plaatje Secondary school where he played various sports. Making a hard decision to follow his dream, Cassper Nyovest dropped out of school when he was 16. He told his parents he would rather chase his dreams which he believes will work out, rather than play it safe and regret it all his life.
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Cassper Nyovest Music Career
He has started rapping since the tender age of 12. Dropping out from school, Cassper Nyovest took the bull by the horn and pursued his dreams. He signed with Motswako Record label- impact sounds when he was 17 years old. However, the partnership didn’t last long because he didn’t have an album released after two years. Cassper chose to part ways with the record label and became an independent artist.
Cassper decided to create his own record label. But before this, he was found by late rapper Hip Hop Pantsula (HHP) while performing. HHP featured Nyovest on his song “Wamo Tseba Mtho” and this was how he began to gain both local and international recognition.
In 2003, Cassper Nyovest released his debut single, “Gusheshe”, featuring Okmalumkoolkat. The following year, he launched his own record label named Family Tree Records and released his second single, “Doc Shebeleza” that same year.
On 18 July 2014, Cassper released his debut album Tsholofelo named after his sister. This album brought him the game and numerous awards and nominations. Riding on the success of Tsholofelo, he released a new version of the album in 2015 and featured prominent artists like Casey Veggies, DJ Drama, Wizkid and Anatii.
He is the organizer of the popular concert called Fill Up The Dome which he started in 2015 with thousands of people in attendance.
Cassper Nyovest Endorsement Deals
He is the brand ambassador for Ciroc, a notable Vodka brand in South Africa. This endorsement began in 2017 and is one of his biggest endorsements so far. He has also been endorsed by other brands including Shoprite, Samsung South Africa, Coca-Cola, KFC SA, Castle Lite and Nike SA.
Cassper Nyovest Awards And Nominations
- Africa Music Video Awards(2016) Metro FM Awards(2015)
- Africa Video of the Year- Nominated Best Hip Hop Album-Won
- African Hip Hop Video-Nominated The Best Male Album- Won
- Best African Performance-Nominated Song of the Year- Won
- Best African Male Video- Nominated
- The Best South African Video- Won
- Best Remix- Nominated
- Listener’s choice Awards- Won
- Channel O Music Video awards(2014) SA Hip Hop Awards(2013)
- Gifted Male-Won Song of the Year- Won
- Most Gifted Newcomer-Nominated Best Collaboration- Won
- Gifted Southern Artist-Won Video of the Year- Won
- Most Gifted Video of the Year-Won Best Freshman- Won SA Hip Hop Awards(2014)
- MTV Africa Music Awards Album of the Year- Won
- Best Hip Hop-Won(2015) The Best Digital Sales- Won
- Best Live Act-Won(2016) Song of the Year- Won
- Video of the Year- Nominated
- South Africa Music Awards(2017)
- Hustler of the Year- Nominated Most Valuable Artist- Nominated
Cassper Nyovest Top Songs
- Doc Shebeleza
- Tito Moweni
- Mama I Made It
- Monate So
- 428 To LA
- War Ready
- Le Mpitse
- Top Shayela
- I Wasn’t Ready For You
- We Living Good
- I Hope You Bought It
- Push Through
- Touch the Sky
- Baby Girl
- Bentley Coup
- Top Floor
- My Heart
- As Karma Would Have It
- My Heart
- Amen Hallelujah
- Cooking in da kitchen
- Travel the world
- Ghetto Olympics
- Mr Madumane
Cassper Nyovest Net Worth
Cassper Nyovest is arguably one of the most successful rappers in South Africa. He has won awards both locally and Internationally; and also shared the stage with other prominent artists. His net worth is estimated at R9.55 million.
Cassper Nyovest Cars
He is a lover of good cars and has an expensive garage with luxurious cars like Bentleys, a BMW, Rolls Royce etc.
- Bentley Continental GT
The celebrity, Cassper Nyovest has often been sighted with a Bentley Continental GT which cost him between 2-3 million Rand
- BMW X6
He is the proud owner of a BMW X6 which costs him an estimated amount of 1-1.5 million Rand (60 million NGN).
- Rolls Royce Phantom
The exterior and interior of his Rolls Royce Phantom are made from high-quality materials. A silky 563-hp twin-turbo V-12 coupled with an eight-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive delivers massive power to the Phantom.
Cassper Nyovest House
On his Twitter account, Cassper Nyovest unveiled luxurious pictures of his 10 million Rand mission. Captioning it, he said: ‘TBT to when I bought my dream house and made my mama proud’. The house is ornately decked with sophisticated materials and cute interior decors. His mansion also comes with a beloved studio apartment, four garages and a cigar lounge.