Cassper Nyovest was born in Mahikeng, North West, South Africa on December 16th, 1990 and is the Rapper. At the age of 32, Cassper Nyovest biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, songs, and networth are available.
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In 2004, Nyovest formed a hip hop group Childhood Gangsta with his friends while he was 13. He then left to join his following group, Slow Motion which had eight members including record producer, Aashish Gangaram of Ganja Beatz. After dropping out of school, Nyovest signed with motswako record label Impact Sounds, which also signed artists including Tuks Senganga and Morafe in 2006, but the relationship between Nyovest and Impact Sounds soured because of creative differences. In 2008, both parties separated making Nyovest an independent artist at the time.
Nyovest moved back home, and created his own record label. Before establishing his label, Nyovest was discovered by late rapper Hip Hop Pantsula while performing, and he featured Nyovest on his song "Wamo Tseba Mtho".
Nyovest released his debut single, "Gusheshe", featuring Okmalumkoolkat, in 2013, and in 2014 then established his record label, Family Tree Records. His second single, "Doc Shebeleza", was released that year, named for kwaito artist Doc Shebeleza. The song received positive reviews from the public and was praised by notable acts including singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
On 18 July 2014, Nyovest released his debut album Tsholofelo named after his sister. The album was an outstanding success, peaking number 1 on the iTunes SA album chart for 2 consecutive months (July and August). In October 2014, Nyovest was ranked no. 1 on the MTV Base show, The Hottest MC in Africa, and was ranked no. 2 on MTV SA's Hottest MCs that same year.
With the success of Tsholofelo, Nyovest released the platinum edition of the album with new songs added and collaborations with Casey Veggies, DJ Drama, Wizkid and Anatii. The platinum edition was released on 17 April 2015 with a limit of 10,000 copies printed.
On the third quarter of 2015, Nyovest announced that he was planning to headline a concert at Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg on 31 October 2015 called Fill Up The Dome. He quoted, "I want to fill the dome, which currently accommodates up to 20,000 people ... to its full capacity". He also mentioned that his second album Refiloe will be released on the day of the event.
On 14 August 2015, Nyovest released Mama I Made It (#MIMI), which is the lead single from his second album and one of the promoting songs for Fill Up The Dome. Nyovest managed to sell out tickets for his event as he announced on 25 October 2015, on his Twitter account. On the day of the event, ticket buyers received a complimentary copy of the Refiloe album. The action resulted the album being certified gold on that day. The album was then certified platinum for shipments in excess of 40,000 copies domestically.
Nyovest also announced his second same affix event Fill Up Orlando Stadium at Orlando Stadium, Soweto in Johannesburg on 29 October 2016. The event was a success as there was a total of 40,000 (stadium's capacity) attendance. For both 2015 and 2016, Nyovest was ranked no. 1 on MTV Base: SA's Hottest MCs list. He was also ranked no. 1 on the 2016 Hottest Rapper in Africa since 2014.
On 4 March 2017, Nyovest released the lead single "Tito Mboweni" from his third album Thuto. Named after the South Africa's Minister of Finance and former SARB governor Tito Mboweni, the song commercially trended for its lyric quote, "Shaa Shaa" which is an onomatopoeia for a money note sound.
Thuto was released on 5 May 2017. It was certified gold by RiSA on the day of its release and was then certified platinum within the following weeks. Nyovest announced his third "Fill Up" event, which was held on 17 November 2017, at the 94,736 capacity stadium, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg. The event was planned to fill only 75,000 of its capacity which was his biggest challenge. Nyovest had some struggles in funding the show, but finally got 3 major sponsors in assisting him: Cîroc SA, SABC 1 and Budweiser. The event did not sell all its tickets but was a success.
In 2018, Nyovest released his fourth album Sweet and Short. The album was certified platinum on its day of release. Nyovest's following "Fill Up" event venue was at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban which was scheduled on 1 December 2018. He managed to sell 68,000 tickets which was a favorable outcome. The following day, Nyovest performed at the Motsepe Foundation presented event, Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 headlined by Beyoncé and Jay-Z. At the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards, his single "Gets Getsa 2.0" won Best New Age Kwaito Song award. On 15 December 2019, Nyovest performed at his fifth annual "Fill Up" event which was held at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, a city of North West – the province where he was born. After being criticized by hip Hop fans of leaving the genre, Cassper Nyovest returns in 2020 with A Hip Hop track titled Good For That
On September 11, 2020, his fifth studio album Any Minute Now was released. The album features Zola 7, Samthing Soweto, Langa Mavuso, Tellaman, YoungstaCPT, Busiswa, Nadia Nakai, Khuli Chana, Tuks, Mo' Molemi, Towdee Mac and DJ Lemonka.
At the 2020 South African Hip Hop Awards he won three awards includes; "Song of the Year", "Album of the Year" and "Best Male".
On July 30, 2021, Cassper dropped his first ever Amapiano studio album Sweet And Short 2.0, which consists of 10 tracks featuring Abidoza, Samthing Soweto, LuuDadeejay, Kammu Dee, Lady Du, Ma Lemon, Semi Tee, Boohle, DJ Sumbody, Reece Madlisa, Thulz, and Zuma. On September 4, 2021, he embarked to United Kingdom for AmaFest Tour along with DJ Maphorisa, DBN Gogo and Focalistic to promote Amapiano genre. On the 30th of September, he went ahead to feature on Abidoza's track Umjolo alongside Boohle.
On September 9, 2021, he became a host of The Braai show with Cass that airs on SABC 1.