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About

Before he graduated high school he had already released his first mixtape. He's not only recognised in SA, but internationally. Nasty C is the youngest rapper in Africa.

Personal Life

Rapper, producer, singer and songwriter, all at the tender age of 24, Nasty C is considered to be one of the most successful artists in South Africa. No wonder he was the youngest recipient of the Best Freshman Award at the 2015 South African hip hop awards.

Raise your hand if you can guess where the name Nasty C originated from? Yeah, we’ll wait. First things first, Nasty C’s real name is Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo. Nothing really close to his nickname. So he got his name Nasty C from a family friend who called him Nasty Cat because of his use of foul language when rapping. The nickname stuck, as they usually do! He later shortened the second name ‘cat’ to ‘C’, and he became Nasty C. Cool, right?

Nasty C was Born on February 11 1997, in Diepkloof, a borough of Soweto, Johannesburg. He comes from an artistic family. His sister is a photographer by profession. Courtesy of his brother, Nasty C got into music quite early. He taught him basic music production skills, a start that has seen him rise to become one of South Africa’s biggest musicians. 

Schooling

Nasty C attended the Strelitzia Secondary School in Lotus Park and went to Durban High School where he studied till the 12th grade. Having got immersed into music from an early age, it was a priority for him more than academics ever was. There isn’t any further information about his subsequent education advancement.

Career


When did Nasty C become a rapper?

At the age of 14, Nasty C released his debut mixtape One Kid, a Thousand Coffins in 2012. This was followed by his debut EP L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies) in 2014. 

Which albums made Nasty C successful?

In 2015, Nasty C released his second mixtape Price City which included the successful single Juice Back - that set him up to be a success.  From here on, there was no looking back for Nasty C. His song Juice was reproduced in 2015 by Gemini Major as a remix, featuring singer Davido and rapper Cassper Nyovest.

After releasing three mixtapes and two EPs, Nasty C released his debut album Bad Hair in 2016, and Strings & Bling in 2018, which gave rise to his first tour - The Ivyson Tour.

What are the Nasty C albums from 2016 - 2017?

In 2016, Nasty C released, “Hell Naw'' which was later revealed to be the lead single from his upcoming debut album Bad Hair. Bad Hair was released under Mabala Noise Entertainment later in 2016.

What is the story behind Nasty C’s Bad Hair album?

Imagine splashing all those dollars on a New York barber only for you to end up with a bad hair experience? Nasty C can narrate this story for you. In 2018, Nasty C had a bad hair experience. He got an underwhelming haircut from a New York barber a day before he was set to shoot his King music video. 

For the Nasty C Bad Hair album artwork, the cover image of his face has been integrated with numerous images of his fans. Nasty C Bad Hair ranked first on iTunes local charts. It was the most-streamed album in South Africa within 24 hours of its release.

What are Nasty C’s Music videos?

A 14-minute film featuring three Nasty C songs from Bad Hair was directed by Kyle Lewis, produced by William Nicholson. The short film which included tracks - Don't Do It, Good Girls And Snapchat Hoes, and Phases - depicts Nasty C’s story of becoming a man, the Director said. The film was commercially featured in several countries including France, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States. It’s a one-of-a-kind video from Africa.

Is Bad Hair Extensions a sequel to Bad Hair by Nasty C?

The success of Nasty C’s album Bad Hair, saw him release the extended version, Bad Hair Extensions. This Nasty C’s new album featured four new songs including the lead single, Allow, that featured American rapper French Montana. The other three songs are UoK, Asleep and Represent. 

What are Nasty C albums in 2018?

In February 2018, Nasty C signed a distribution agreement with Universal Music Africa in partnership with Universal Music South Africa together with a talent booking contract with UMG Live Africa.

Before the pre-release of Nasty C new songs - Jungle and King "featuring American rapper ASAP Ferg - from his second album, Strings and Bling, he signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group Nigeria.

Strings and Bling was released in July 2018 in digital and physical formats. This album went on to become one of the best hip hop albums in South Africa. Nasty C Everything ft Kaien Cruz from his Strings And Bling Album, was a huge hit.

Does Nasty C own a Record Label?

After the success he enjoyed, Nasty C decided to establish his own record label, Tall Racks Records. Singer Rowlene Bosman was the first to be signed under the label due to his long-standing association with Nasty C. 

In 2017, Nasty C launched the Ivyson Tour as a way to honour his mother, which is why the first edition took place in Cape Town, Nasty C’s mother’s hometown. With five consecutive shows - four in South Africa - Capetown, Durban, Johannesburg, & Bloemfontein - and one in Namibia - the tour gives the youth a chance to interact with top-level music production. It’s been received well with crowds of over 16,000 in attendance.

What are some Nasty C albums in 2019 - 2020?

In March 2020, Nasty C signed a joint venture contract with the American based record label, Def Jam Records. His debut under the label was the single - There They Go.

To compensate for the delay in the release of Nasty C’s new album, he released the visual EP Lost Files in April 2020 – a compilation of songs presented in performance clips on YouTube. According to Nasty C, these were songs that didn't make it into the finished projects. More or less, these were songs that existed in the form of ideas and were yet to be executed. The success of Lost Files saw it being uploaded on Apple Music.

Who has Nasty C collaborated with?

Nasty C has done collaborations with some of the biggest musical stars. Away from French Montanna, he teamed up with American rapper T.I. in June 2020 for the dissent song, They Don't, to protest the death of George Floyd. Proceeds from this song went to the non-profit organizations, Until Freedom and Solidarity Fund. In the same month, he also released a collaborative mixtape with DJ Whoo Kid titled Zulu.

Nasty C’s third instalment of his concert tour, The Ivyson Tour, kicked off in September 2019, in Cape Town, Western Cape. A week after the tour, he released God Flow featuring rapper crowned Yung, the lead single of Nasty C’s third new album, Zulu Man with Some Power. 

After several delays, Nasty C took to his social media on August 6 2020, to announce that his long-awaited album, Zulu Man with Some Power, would be released in August. He released the 20-track album featuring international and South African artists, amongst them Lil Keed, Ari Lennox, Lil Gotit, T.I, Tellaman and Rowlene. As expected, these Nasty C’s latest songs thrilled his fans around the globe who eagerly awaited its release.

Is Nasty C an actor too?

In the first half of 2020, Nasty C made his acting debut with a cameo part in the six-part Netflix African original young adult series Blood & Water. He portrayed the role of Zhero.

Relationships


Who is Nasty C dating?


The dating scene in the celebrity world is akin to a revolving door. These celebs trade off one another so fast than you can shake your finger. Fans are always treated to glamorous reveals and in equal measure, nasty breakups. But not for one Nasty C. If you are one who loves a romantic fairytale, this is one for you. 

Nasty C’s girlfriend is Sammie Heavens. The two have been together since high school. At the onset of their relationship, he kept everything under wraps to minimize destruction for Sammie who was still in school. He has mentioned her in some of his songs like Mrs Me. In his 2018 hit, SMA (Send Me Away) ft. Rowlene, Nasty C gave his fans a glimpse into their relationship.

It’s really cute that the pair have a joint Instagram account, @t.k.i.s.t.w.w.c (The Kids in School Thought We Were Crazy).

Does Nasty C have a child?

Nasty C posted a picture of his girlfriend Sammie Heaven and a kid on Instagram. Many of his fans have been wondering whether he is the father to the child. Though he has remained mum on the issue, Nasty C's fans say that the rapper is still too young to have a baby of his own.

So, Does Nasty C Have a Child? No, he doesn’t. He often refers to his music projects as his children. In fact, after his album Bad hair was released, he tweeted: “#BadHair turns 1. I'm a proud father.” 

Again, in 2018, Nasty C courted controversy when he announced he was “pregnant”. He even shared a video of himself entering the maternity ward of a hospital.  Nasty C claimed that he had twins on the way, Strings and Bling. The whole thing turned out to be a PR stunt for Nasty C's new album - Strings and Bling. He was “giving birth” to a new project. Ha! How cheeky!

Who are Nasty C’s family members?

Nasty C lost his mother in a fatal car crash when he was 11 months old. Post this incident, his father, David Maviyo Ngcobo relocated to Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal to raise him and his older brother, Siyabonga Ngcobo. His brother’s influence got him into rap. At the age of nine, he (Nasty C’s brother), taught him basic music production techniques. His sister, Vanessa, is a photographer by profession.

Controversy


Nasty C in court over Nasty C

If you were to suggest another name for Nasty C, what would it be?

In 2019, the award-winning rapper was dragged into a legal battle by his former record label, FreeWorld Music, for breach of contract and unpaid services. As part of the lawsuit, Freeworld demanded that Nasty C should drop his stage name as he didn’t own any rights to it. 

His former management cried foul over Nasty C’s switch from their label to Universal Music, for which he is currently working for. They alleged that he dropped them without consent. Despite being served with legal papers, he continued using the name Nasty C and claimed that ‘haters' were after him because of his success. 

He received support from Mzansi. Fans on social media even suggested names he could pick up. Would you fancy Nasty See? What of Ivyson?

Nasty C better than E-M-I-N-E-M?


Well, just how much of your own trumpet are you allowed to blow? 

If you have the talent of Nasty C, it’s almost inevitable to think about getting to the levels of some of the world’s best rappers. Kanye West, JayZ and Eminem come to mind. Early this year, Nasty C dared to not only put himself in the same sentence as Eminem but also compare himself to freaking Eminem. During a live chat with his fans, he claimed that he could take on the American rapper. Well, he used a more controversial word, spank, which did not go down well with his fans. Some found the word and his comments distasteful. 

Following social media backlash, Nasty C retracted his comments and apologised to Eminem. On Instagram, he wrote: “Dear Eminem. I love you. If you see the video goin around, rn don pay mind to it. Just laugh about it and move on. Ngyak’saba - Spank Daddy.”  Ngyak’saba is the zulu word for “I am afraid of you.”

Cars


Nasty C owns luxury cars. He purchased his first set of wheels in 2017, a green Mercedes Benz. Nasty C’s cars include Mercedes AMG GT & AMG C43. He bought himself a new car in May 2019; and yes! It was yet another fancy ride from the German brand which clearly speaks to the rapper’s love for Mercedes. 

House


What happened at Nasty C’s house?

 

Nasty C has a splendid home in Johannesburg where he lives with his girlfriend. In 2017, he endured a terrifying experience when he was held at gunpoint after robbers took him and four other occupants in the house hostage. While nobody was injured during the incident, the thieves took off with valuables worth thousands of Rands including a Rolex watch, laptops, tablets and cell phones. 

Nasty C also made headlines in 2017 after he posted a photo of a ‘shark’ in his swimming pool. Later, the rapper revealed that the shark was photoshopped into the picture. 

Net worth


The very talented and successful rapper Nasty C is considered one of the most influential and richest musicians. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. In 2018/19, he was named one of the highest-earning rappers in South Africa alongside Cassper Nyovest, AKA and Die Antwoord. He charges over $20,000 dollars for every show. Besides his rocking music career, Nasty C’s net worth comes from his endorsement deals with Puma and AXE.

Awards & Recognition 

At the South African Hip Hop Awards 2015, Nasty C won the Best Freshman award for his song, Himself. After winning multiple honours in 2016 and 2017, Nasty C received his biggest nomination, the 2017 BET Award for the Best International Act: Africa. Wizkid won the award.

He was also nominated for the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards. He ranked third on the 2017 MTV Base: SA's Hottest MCs.

In the same year, at the 16th Metro FM Music Awards, his album, Bad Hair Extensions, scooped three awards - Best New Artist, Best Male Album, and Best Hip Hop Album. He also won Song of the Year for Hell Naw.

The young rapper was announced as one of the nominees for BET Africa's Best International Flow at the 15th annual Hip Hop Awards. 

For 2021, SAMA, Nasty C has been nominated for Best Hip Hop Album for Zulu Man with Some Powers          

Social Media

In 2018, following his Strings and Bling album release, he celebrated 1 million followers on Twitter. Currently, Nasty C’s Twitter account has a following of 1.9 million. Nasty C’s Instagram has a following of 3.4 million. On the couple’s account, Nasty C and Sammie Heavens have 39.7k followers.

YouTube

Instagram 

Facebook 

Twitter

Spotify

Q & A

What’s Nasty C’s Age?

He was born on February 11, 1997. Nasty C’s age is 24.

What is Nasty C’s real name?

Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo

Does Nasty C have a child?

Nasty C left his fans wondering whether he is a father after he posted a picture of his girlfriend Sammie Heaven and a kid on Instagram. Though he hasn’t commented, some of his fans say that the rapper is still too young to have a baby.

What is Nasty C’s net worth?

Nasty C’s net worth is estimated at $2 million. He is considered to be one of the most influential and richest musicians in South Africa.

Is Nasty C in a relationship?

Nasty C and his girlfriend Sammie Heavens have been in a relationship since high school.

How did Nasty C become famous?

Nasty C was only 14 years old when he dropped his first mixtape, One Kid, a Thousand Coffins. After that, his debut EP L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies) was released in 2014. It didn’t take long for the music industry and audience to take notice. At the same time, he was gradually building a fan base across the country.

Also known as:
Ivyson, Zulu Man With Some Power, Jiggy Jigga, Spank Daddy
Birthday:
February 11, 1997
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Aquarian
Born in:
Diepkloof, Soweto, Johannesburg
Height:
1.95

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Nasty C Biography - image of Nasty C in a black shirt with a neck chain
Also known as:
Ivyson, Zulu Man With Some Power, Jiggy Jigga, Spank Daddy
Birthday:
February 11, 1997
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Aquarian
Born in:
Diepkloof, Soweto, Johannesburg
Height:
1.95

About

Before he graduated high school he had already released his first mixtape. He's not only recognised in SA, but internationally. Nasty C is the youngest rapper in Africa.

Personal Life

Rapper, producer, singer and songwriter, all at the tender age of 24, Nasty C is considered to be one of the most successful artists in South Africa. No wonder he was the youngest recipient of the Best Freshman Award at the 2015 South African hip hop awards.

Raise your hand if you can guess where the name Nasty C originated from? Yeah, we’ll wait. First things first, Nasty C’s real name is Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo. Nothing really close to his nickname. So he got his name Nasty C from a family friend who called him Nasty Cat because of his use of foul language when rapping. The nickname stuck, as they usually do! He later shortened the second name ‘cat’ to ‘C’, and he became Nasty C. Cool, right?

Nasty C was Born on February 11 1997, in Diepkloof, a borough of Soweto, Johannesburg. He comes from an artistic family. His sister is a photographer by profession. Courtesy of his brother, Nasty C got into music quite early. He taught him basic music production skills, a start that has seen him rise to become one of South Africa’s biggest musicians. 

Schooling

Nasty C attended the Strelitzia Secondary School in Lotus Park and went to Durban High School where he studied till the 12th grade. Having got immersed into music from an early age, it was a priority for him more than academics ever was. There isn’t any further information about his subsequent education advancement.

Career


When did Nasty C become a rapper?

At the age of 14, Nasty C released his debut mixtape One Kid, a Thousand Coffins in 2012. This was followed by his debut EP L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies) in 2014. 

Which albums made Nasty C successful?

In 2015, Nasty C released his second mixtape Price City which included the successful single Juice Back - that set him up to be a success.  From here on, there was no looking back for Nasty C. His song Juice was reproduced in 2015 by Gemini Major as a remix, featuring singer Davido and rapper Cassper Nyovest.

After releasing three mixtapes and two EPs, Nasty C released his debut album Bad Hair in 2016, and Strings & Bling in 2018, which gave rise to his first tour - The Ivyson Tour.

What are the Nasty C albums from 2016 - 2017?

In 2016, Nasty C released, “Hell Naw'' which was later revealed to be the lead single from his upcoming debut album Bad Hair. Bad Hair was released under Mabala Noise Entertainment later in 2016.

What is the story behind Nasty C’s Bad Hair album?

Imagine splashing all those dollars on a New York barber only for you to end up with a bad hair experience? Nasty C can narrate this story for you. In 2018, Nasty C had a bad hair experience. He got an underwhelming haircut from a New York barber a day before he was set to shoot his King music video. 

For the Nasty C Bad Hair album artwork, the cover image of his face has been integrated with numerous images of his fans. Nasty C Bad Hair ranked first on iTunes local charts. It was the most-streamed album in South Africa within 24 hours of its release.

What are Nasty C’s Music videos?

A 14-minute film featuring three Nasty C songs from Bad Hair was directed by Kyle Lewis, produced by William Nicholson. The short film which included tracks - Don't Do It, Good Girls And Snapchat Hoes, and Phases - depicts Nasty C’s story of becoming a man, the Director said. The film was commercially featured in several countries including France, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States. It’s a one-of-a-kind video from Africa.

Is Bad Hair Extensions a sequel to Bad Hair by Nasty C?

The success of Nasty C’s album Bad Hair, saw him release the extended version, Bad Hair Extensions. This Nasty C’s new album featured four new songs including the lead single, Allow, that featured American rapper French Montana. The other three songs are UoK, Asleep and Represent. 

What are Nasty C albums in 2018?

In February 2018, Nasty C signed a distribution agreement with Universal Music Africa in partnership with Universal Music South Africa together with a talent booking contract with UMG Live Africa.

Before the pre-release of Nasty C new songs - Jungle and King "featuring American rapper ASAP Ferg - from his second album, Strings and Bling, he signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group Nigeria.

Strings and Bling was released in July 2018 in digital and physical formats. This album went on to become one of the best hip hop albums in South Africa. Nasty C Everything ft Kaien Cruz from his Strings And Bling Album, was a huge hit.

Does Nasty C own a Record Label?

After the success he enjoyed, Nasty C decided to establish his own record label, Tall Racks Records. Singer Rowlene Bosman was the first to be signed under the label due to his long-standing association with Nasty C. 

In 2017, Nasty C launched the Ivyson Tour as a way to honour his mother, which is why the first edition took place in Cape Town, Nasty C’s mother’s hometown. With five consecutive shows - four in South Africa - Capetown, Durban, Johannesburg, & Bloemfontein - and one in Namibia - the tour gives the youth a chance to interact with top-level music production. It’s been received well with crowds of over 16,000 in attendance.

What are some Nasty C albums in 2019 - 2020?

In March 2020, Nasty C signed a joint venture contract with the American based record label, Def Jam Records. His debut under the label was the single - There They Go.

To compensate for the delay in the release of Nasty C’s new album, he released the visual EP Lost Files in April 2020 – a compilation of songs presented in performance clips on YouTube. According to Nasty C, these were songs that didn't make it into the finished projects. More or less, these were songs that existed in the form of ideas and were yet to be executed. The success of Lost Files saw it being uploaded on Apple Music.

Who has Nasty C collaborated with?

Nasty C has done collaborations with some of the biggest musical stars. Away from French Montanna, he teamed up with American rapper T.I. in June 2020 for the dissent song, They Don't, to protest the death of George Floyd. Proceeds from this song went to the non-profit organizations, Until Freedom and Solidarity Fund. In the same month, he also released a collaborative mixtape with DJ Whoo Kid titled Zulu.

Nasty C’s third instalment of his concert tour, The Ivyson Tour, kicked off in September 2019, in Cape Town, Western Cape. A week after the tour, he released God Flow featuring rapper crowned Yung, the lead single of Nasty C’s third new album, Zulu Man with Some Power. 

After several delays, Nasty C took to his social media on August 6 2020, to announce that his long-awaited album, Zulu Man with Some Power, would be released in August. He released the 20-track album featuring international and South African artists, amongst them Lil Keed, Ari Lennox, Lil Gotit, T.I, Tellaman and Rowlene. As expected, these Nasty C’s latest songs thrilled his fans around the globe who eagerly awaited its release.

Is Nasty C an actor too?

In the first half of 2020, Nasty C made his acting debut with a cameo part in the six-part Netflix African original young adult series Blood & Water. He portrayed the role of Zhero.

Relationships


Who is Nasty C dating?


The dating scene in the celebrity world is akin to a revolving door. These celebs trade off one another so fast than you can shake your finger. Fans are always treated to glamorous reveals and in equal measure, nasty breakups. But not for one Nasty C. If you are one who loves a romantic fairytale, this is one for you. 

Nasty C’s girlfriend is Sammie Heavens. The two have been together since high school. At the onset of their relationship, he kept everything under wraps to minimize destruction for Sammie who was still in school. He has mentioned her in some of his songs like Mrs Me. In his 2018 hit, SMA (Send Me Away) ft. Rowlene, Nasty C gave his fans a glimpse into their relationship.

It’s really cute that the pair have a joint Instagram account, @t.k.i.s.t.w.w.c (The Kids in School Thought We Were Crazy).

Does Nasty C have a child?

Nasty C posted a picture of his girlfriend Sammie Heaven and a kid on Instagram. Many of his fans have been wondering whether he is the father to the child. Though he has remained mum on the issue, Nasty C's fans say that the rapper is still too young to have a baby of his own.

So, Does Nasty C Have a Child? No, he doesn’t. He often refers to his music projects as his children. In fact, after his album Bad hair was released, he tweeted: “#BadHair turns 1. I'm a proud father.” 

Again, in 2018, Nasty C courted controversy when he announced he was “pregnant”. He even shared a video of himself entering the maternity ward of a hospital.  Nasty C claimed that he had twins on the way, Strings and Bling. The whole thing turned out to be a PR stunt for Nasty C's new album - Strings and Bling. He was “giving birth” to a new project. Ha! How cheeky!

Who are Nasty C’s family members?

Nasty C lost his mother in a fatal car crash when he was 11 months old. Post this incident, his father, David Maviyo Ngcobo relocated to Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal to raise him and his older brother, Siyabonga Ngcobo. His brother’s influence got him into rap. At the age of nine, he (Nasty C’s brother), taught him basic music production techniques. His sister, Vanessa, is a photographer by profession.

Controversy


Nasty C in court over Nasty C

If you were to suggest another name for Nasty C, what would it be?

In 2019, the award-winning rapper was dragged into a legal battle by his former record label, FreeWorld Music, for breach of contract and unpaid services. As part of the lawsuit, Freeworld demanded that Nasty C should drop his stage name as he didn’t own any rights to it. 

His former management cried foul over Nasty C’s switch from their label to Universal Music, for which he is currently working for. They alleged that he dropped them without consent. Despite being served with legal papers, he continued using the name Nasty C and claimed that ‘haters' were after him because of his success. 

He received support from Mzansi. Fans on social media even suggested names he could pick up. Would you fancy Nasty See? What of Ivyson?

Nasty C better than E-M-I-N-E-M?


Well, just how much of your own trumpet are you allowed to blow? 

If you have the talent of Nasty C, it’s almost inevitable to think about getting to the levels of some of the world’s best rappers. Kanye West, JayZ and Eminem come to mind. Early this year, Nasty C dared to not only put himself in the same sentence as Eminem but also compare himself to freaking Eminem. During a live chat with his fans, he claimed that he could take on the American rapper. Well, he used a more controversial word, spank, which did not go down well with his fans. Some found the word and his comments distasteful. 

Following social media backlash, Nasty C retracted his comments and apologised to Eminem. On Instagram, he wrote: “Dear Eminem. I love you. If you see the video goin around, rn don pay mind to it. Just laugh about it and move on. Ngyak’saba - Spank Daddy.”  Ngyak’saba is the zulu word for “I am afraid of you.”

Cars


Nasty C owns luxury cars. He purchased his first set of wheels in 2017, a green Mercedes Benz. Nasty C’s cars include Mercedes AMG GT & AMG C43. He bought himself a new car in May 2019; and yes! It was yet another fancy ride from the German brand which clearly speaks to the rapper’s love for Mercedes. 

House


What happened at Nasty C’s house?

 

Nasty C has a splendid home in Johannesburg where he lives with his girlfriend. In 2017, he endured a terrifying experience when he was held at gunpoint after robbers took him and four other occupants in the house hostage. While nobody was injured during the incident, the thieves took off with valuables worth thousands of Rands including a Rolex watch, laptops, tablets and cell phones. 

Nasty C also made headlines in 2017 after he posted a photo of a ‘shark’ in his swimming pool. Later, the rapper revealed that the shark was photoshopped into the picture. 

Net worth


The very talented and successful rapper Nasty C is considered one of the most influential and richest musicians. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. In 2018/19, he was named one of the highest-earning rappers in South Africa alongside Cassper Nyovest, AKA and Die Antwoord. He charges over $20,000 dollars for every show. Besides his rocking music career, Nasty C’s net worth comes from his endorsement deals with Puma and AXE.

Awards & Recognition 

At the South African Hip Hop Awards 2015, Nasty C won the Best Freshman award for his song, Himself. After winning multiple honours in 2016 and 2017, Nasty C received his biggest nomination, the 2017 BET Award for the Best International Act: Africa. Wizkid won the award.

He was also nominated for the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards. He ranked third on the 2017 MTV Base: SA's Hottest MCs.

In the same year, at the 16th Metro FM Music Awards, his album, Bad Hair Extensions, scooped three awards - Best New Artist, Best Male Album, and Best Hip Hop Album. He also won Song of the Year for Hell Naw.

The young rapper was announced as one of the nominees for BET Africa's Best International Flow at the 15th annual Hip Hop Awards. 

For 2021, SAMA, Nasty C has been nominated for Best Hip Hop Album for Zulu Man with Some Powers          

Social Media

In 2018, following his Strings and Bling album release, he celebrated 1 million followers on Twitter. Currently, Nasty C’s Twitter account has a following of 1.9 million. Nasty C’s Instagram has a following of 3.4 million. On the couple’s account, Nasty C and Sammie Heavens have 39.7k followers.

YouTube

Instagram 

Facebook 

Twitter

Spotify

Q & A

What’s Nasty C’s Age?

He was born on February 11, 1997. Nasty C’s age is 24.

What is Nasty C’s real name?

Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo

Does Nasty C have a child?

Nasty C left his fans wondering whether he is a father after he posted a picture of his girlfriend Sammie Heaven and a kid on Instagram. Though he hasn’t commented, some of his fans say that the rapper is still too young to have a baby.

What is Nasty C’s net worth?

Nasty C’s net worth is estimated at $2 million. He is considered to be one of the most influential and richest musicians in South Africa.

Is Nasty C in a relationship?

Nasty C and his girlfriend Sammie Heavens have been in a relationship since high school.

How did Nasty C become famous?

Nasty C was only 14 years old when he dropped his first mixtape, One Kid, a Thousand Coffins. After that, his debut EP L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies) was released in 2014. It didn’t take long for the music industry and audience to take notice. At the same time, he was gradually building a fan base across the country.