Cassper Nyovest – Biography, Wife, Family, Who is He? Quick Facts

Here are 8 things you should know about South African rapper Cassper Nyovest. This includes: Biography, Age, Girlfriend, Parents, Net Worth, Contact Details, Awards, Family Tree and Songs


Cassper Nyovest born Refiloe Maele Phoolo in 1990, during the early stages the rapper got involved in sports and studies. Developed the sense of rapping at the age of 12. At the age of 16 dropped out of school to pursue a career in music. Then later got by Motswako rapper HHP. The two struck up a professional relationship and Nyovest made a cameo on HHP’s album, and eventually joined him on tour.

Several years later the rapper started touring internationally. This led to the opening for some of the biggest hip hop names. The in time the rapper eventually featured on one of the biggest solo album. The album of 2014’s Tsholofelo sold out big, rated massively in South Africa and expanded Platinum. Following the success of Tsholofelo, Nyovest skyrocketed to star status, performing sold-out shows for increasingly larger audiences and being showered with industry awards. Then In May of 2017 he returned with his second proper album, Thuto.


He started rapping when he was in grade 6, at the age of 12. At the age of 16 years he dropped out of school to pursue his career in music.In 2004 he was a member of a group called Childhood Gangsters (CHG) which was later disbanded. He then joined ‘Slow Motion’- an eight member group including Ganja Beatz Producer, Aashish Gangaram of Feel d’ Dream Entertainment.

In 2008 at the age of 17 Cassper signed a record deal with ‘impact Sounds’, arguably the strongest Motswako label at the time with artists such as Tuks Senganga & Morafe to name a few. After 2 full years with the label, Cassper & ‘Impact sounds’ parted ways to start his own label but it did not succed. A few months later he wrote a song “Holla at a Pantsula”, the song became an instant hit in his neighbourhood and got him recognition from a few reputable record labels.

Motswako rapper HHP spotted Nyovest at a performance and he was impressed and even featured him on ‘Wambo Tseba Mtho’ on his album ‘Dumela’. He invited Cassper on his international tours where he gained exposure as an artist. In 2014 he was involved in a highly publicised ‘beef’ with AKA which led to both artists recording diss tracks about each other. In 2013 he released his first official single ‘Gusheshe’ from his debut album ‘Tsholofelo’. His second single ‘Doc Shebeleza’ was a major hit as it peaked at number 4 on South Africa’s official music chart.

Cassper Nyovest released his debut album, Tsholofelo, on 18th July 2014. Tsholofelo shot to number 1 immediately on release on iTunes and remained there for 9 weeks. The album hit a record 12 cities sold out tour in South Africa, a further 15 shows titled #Tsholofelo4Platinum followed which also sold out at every venue. Tsholofelo went Gold in a little over 2 months of release, then in just 8 months of release went Platinum. In October 2014 he was ranked number 2 on ‘The Hottest MC in Africa’ list by MTV Base. He was also ranked number 2 on MTV MTV Base’s ‘ SA’s Hottest MC’ list.

Cassper Nyovest Net Worth – Cassper Nyovest Net Worth in Rands

His net worth is estimated to be about $3 million.

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Cassper Nyovest Father – Cassper Nyovest Parents

His Mother is Muzuki Phoolo and Father is Letsebela Phoolo.

Cassper Nyovest Endorsements

He partnered with AG mobile in 2015 to to release a phone that was inspired and partly designed by him called the “AG Hashtag ”

Cassper Nyovest Age

He was born on 16th December 1990.

Cassper Nyovest Girlfriend

In July 2015 he  and actress Boitumelo Thulo  confirmed in a July issue of DRUM that they were dating, this issue of the magazine article also included that the couple was engaged but they later confirmed that they were not engaged. The couple broke up in December 2015.

Cassper Nyovest Songs

  • Push Through
  • Touch the Sky
  • Baby Girl
  • Confused
  • 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
  • Doc Shebeleza
  • Tito Moweni
  • Malome
  • Mama I Made It
  • Monate So
  • 428 To LA
  • Gusheshe
  • War Ready
  • Destiny
  • Phumakin
  • Le Mpitse
  • Tsibip
  • Top Shayela
  • I Wasn’t Ready For You
  • Superman
  • Ng’iyekeleni
  • We Living Good
  • I Hope You Bought It
  • Nyuku

Cassper Nyovest Family Tree

Family Tree is a South African independent record label started in 2014 by Cassper Nyovest, who currently operates as its CEO. Its home to Cassper Nyovest, Nadia Nakai, Gemini Major & Tshego , the label’s A&R is handled by Sebastian “Bash Vision” Jameson & Jude Oratile Mmolawa. It currently has three in-house producers, Almotie “Alie-keyz” Proclaim, Tshego and Gemini Major.

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