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About

From his catchy lyrics to his killer dance moves, no one does it better than Cassper. He has come a long way from the dusty streets of Mahikeng to the bright lights of Joburg.

Personal Life

Cassper Nyovest, one of the most successful artists in the entertainment industry today, was born on 16 December 1990 in Mahikeng, North West. His parents named him Refiloe Maele Phoolo. 

Cassper Nyovest studied at Sol Plaatjie Secondary School where he participated in athletics amongst other sporting activities. Cassper Nyovest started rapping in 2002 at the tender age of 12. 

At the age of 13, Cassper formed a hip-hop group, Childhood Gangsta, with his friends. After he left this group, he joined another eight-member group called Slow Motion which included record producer Aashish Gangaram of Ganja Beatz. 

In 2006, he failed his Grade 10 exams and decided to drop out of high school in 2007 at the age of 16 to pursue music full time. After dropping out of school, Cassper Nyovest signed with Motswako record label Impact Sounds. 

But in 2008, the relationship between Nyovest and Impact Sounds soured because of creative differences. This was when Cassper Nyovest became an independent artist. During this period, Nyovest moved back home and created his own record label, Family Tree Records.

Cassper Nyovest's songs were so popular that he rose to fame with the release of his debut studio album, Tsholofelo, in 2014. Cassper Nyovest's albums are produced under his own record label, Family Tree Records, which he established in 2014.

As his fame grew, he earned the name Mufasa and Abuti Fill Up. The name ‘Fill Up’ has an interesting backstory – Cassper Nyovest sold out tickets for his concert, Fill Up The Dome, held in Johannesburg, in 2015. The success of this event gave him the ‘Fill Up’ tag, which in turn earned him more concerts in different stadiums.

Cassper Nyovest's albums

  • •    Tsholofelo (2014)
  • •    Refiloe (2015)
  • •    Thuto (2017)
  • •    Sweet and Short (2018)
  • •    Any minute now (2020)

  • Cassper Nyovest Good For That: To appease his disappointing hip hop fans for abandoning the genre, in 2020, Cassper Nyovest released a hip hop track titled Good For That.

Some of Cassper Nyovest's albums and songs have had some special associations with either his family or some public figures that went on to make it a super hit. 

In July 2014, Cassper Nyovest released his debut album Tsholofelo named after his sister. The album was an outstanding success and played a big part in his musical rise.

Cassper Nyovest Tito Mboweni: In March 2017, Nyovest released the main single Tito Mboweni from his third album, Thuto. Named after South Africa's Minister of Finance and former SARB Governor, Tito Mboweni, it went on to become a roaring hit. The song mainly trended for its lyric quote - Shaa Shaa - which is an onomatopoeia for the sound associated with money.

Cassper Nyovest Destiny: From his platinum-selling album Thuto came another superhit song titled Destiny. Cassper Nyovest revealed the song was inspired by his heartbreak from a past relationship. The first half of the song was written in happy times, and the second was when Cassper Nyovest's girlfriend left him for a rich guy.

Cassper Nyovest’s new song after his deliberate break

After a deliberate two-year gap from hip hop to concentrate on South African urban dance sound, Cassper Nyovest released his first hip hop single titled, Good For That.

With Good For That, Cassper Nyovest gave his hip hop fans a hit they were really looking forward to. The song was a party hit that set the pace for 2020. Cassper Nyovest's videos are also something his fans look forward to. They are always waiting to download every Cassper Nyovest new album as soon as it's released.

Family

Cassper Nyovest's father is Muzuki, and his mother Letsebela Phoolo. Nyovest has two siblings - a sister Tsholofelo Phoolo and his late brother Khotso Phoolo, who passed away in 2003. 

In 2008, Cassper Nyovest relocated to Johannesburg to be a rapper and producer. Cassper told his parents he would rather chase his dreams than play it safe and regret his whole life.

Who is Cassper Nyovest having a child with?

Cassper Nyovest and his girlfriend, Thobeka Majozi, welcomed their baby boy in September 2020.

Relationship

In mid-2015, after months of refuting any romantic connection with each other, Cassper Nyovest and actress Boitumelo Thulo finally revealed that they were dating. The pair didn’t last long before they called it quits by the end of 2015.

Cassper Nyovest is also rumoured to have dated Lizelle Tabane and Tanzanian star Vanessa Mdee.

Thobeka Majozi, Cassper Nyovest’s current girlfriend, is the least known in Cassper’s long list of lovers. Cassper was crushing on Majozi long before she became his girlfriend. After pursuing her, Cassper Nyovest is believed to have started dating her in 2017. Although Cassper Nyovest's girlfriend never denied these rumours, the pair are yet to confirm their relationship.

Shortly after, rumour mills were in full swing that Majozi was pregnant. Once again, Cassper Nyovest denied everything. Early 2020, on Instagram, the pair made their relationship official. They also announced that they were expecting their first child together. 

Cassper Nyovest’s baby mama Thobeka Majozi gave birth to their son Khotso Izwe Simba Phoolo, in September 2020.

Cassper Nyovest’s new album titled Any Minute Now was released to coincide with the birth of Cassper Nyovest’s son.

Controversies

What is Cassper Nyovest’s latest news?

Looks like the birth of Cassper Nyovest’s child seems to have brought him newfound wisdom and confidence. The rapper, who has been infrequent on social media lately, took to Twitter to share his two cents on how it is almost always ‘friends’ who disrupt your peace and break your heart.

Cassper said that of late, he’s become accustomed to cutting people out of his life because however much you try to stay away from drama, friends would do things that required you to act.

In other Cassper Nyovest news, the Good For That hitmaker hit back at a tweet that implied he is no longer relevant in the South African music industry.

A Twitter user said that Cassper is no longer the flavour of the day and referred to him as a Young Thug or Rick Ross’s copycat.

Cassper did not take the tweet kindly. He fired back saying that the stress of the coronavirus was getting to the follower and he should rather go take time out than pick fights online.

Did Cassper Nyovest get a new haircut?

Besides his chart-topping hits, the other thing that keeps Cassper Nyovest in the news is his changing hairstyle. His barber, Tsepo, grabbed a lot of attention from social media users’ when he shared a Cassper Nyovest haircut video. 

The barber was dubbed Mr Angles after he worked different angles just to record how great Cassper’s cut was.

Cassper Nyovest vs AKA

In 2014, Cassper Nyovest was entangled in a disagreement with a long-time rival, AKA. When Nyovest claimed his song "Doc Shebeleza" was the biggest song in South African Hip-Hop, AKA, who was endorsing his new single "Congratulate", challenged people to find his song on iTunes Top 100. Cassper Nyovest responded with a tweet giving reasons why his song was bigger than AKA's. The argument escalated with both rappers responding to each other several times. 

When they were both scheduled to perform on SABC 1 music show, Live Amp, a member of AKA's entourage purportedly pulled a gun on Cassper and his team. 

Further controversy arose in 2015 when Cassper Nyovest accused AKA of slapping him. In 2018, when Nyovest was asked about the status of his grudge with AKA, he said the two would never reconcile.

Was Cassper Nyovest’s sex tape leaked?

In May 2020, a video clip containing material of sexual nature surfaced on social media, and it seemed like the man who was captured on it was SA's award-winning rapper Cassper Nyovest.

Following that, Cassper Nyovest's Twitter feed was lit up with comments. Immediately, he set the record straight and confirmed that it was not him. 

Car

Cassper, who loves his wheels, owns some of the best cars but he almost lost them. In a 2017 interview, he claimed that he was so broke he almost sold his cars. Of course, he has recovered from his financial meltdown, and today he owns several luxury vehicles 

•    Mercedes-Benz V-class

•    BMW 4281

•    Mercedes-Benz microbus

•    Bentley GT Continental

•    Rolls Royce

House

In 2017, the South African rapper reportedly spent a whopping R10-million on a fancy mansion. This Cassper Nyovest house has a cigar lounge, four garages, a studio, and plenty of rooms for his family members including his mother.

Cassper Nyovest Instagram posts often show several pictures of his mansion.

Net Worth 

According to the latest statistics, Cassper Nyovest's net worth is estimated to be more than $800,000 or R11 million. Besides being one of the best-selling rappers in Africa, he also owns a record label called 'Family Tree Records'. Cassper Nyovest’s independent label also has merchandise that includes an R1 500 tracksuit.

Cassper signed multi-million endorsement deals with big companies such as 'Circo Vodka', 'Samsung' and 'MTN'. In 2015, Cassper Nyovest launched a smartphone named, AG Hashtag which was inspired and partly designed by him.

Awards & Recognition 

Cassper Nyovest has been awarded and nominated for various music awards both locally and internationally. He has won countless awards in the past decade, namely:

2019

At the South African Music Awards at the Fill-Up Orlando Stadium, he won the award for Best Live Audio-Visual Recording

2017

At the SA Hip Hop Awards 2017, he bagged MVP, Milestone, Hustler of the year, Best digital Sales, Best Video, and Milestone Award for the song Refiloe. 

  • At the SA Hip Hop Awards 2017, he won the Most Valuable Act, Hustler of the Year and Best Male Act for his song Himself. 

  • At the South Africa Music Awards, he won Best Collaboration (Kwesta ft Cassper)

2016

  • At the MTV Africa Music Awards, he won the award for Best Live Act for his song, Himself. 

  • At the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards, he won the Best South African Video for his song, War Ready

2015

  • At the MTV Africa Music Awards, he won the award for the Best Hip Hop for his song, Himself.

  • At the South African Music Awards, he won the Newcomer of the Year award for his song, Himself.

  • At the Metro FM Awards, he won the Best Hip Hop Album and the Best Male Album for Tsholofelo.

  • At the Metro FM Awards for Doc Shebeleza, he won Best Hit Single and Song of the Year.

  • He also won the Metro FM Awards Listener's Choice Award for his song, Himself.    

2014

  • For his album Tsholofelo, he won the SA Hip Hop awards for Album of the Year and Best Digital Sales. For his song Doc Shebeleza, he won the Song of the Year.

  • At the Channel O Music Video Awards, he won in Most Gifted Male, Most Gifted Southern Artist and Most Gifted Video of the Year categories for his song Doc Shebeleza.

2013

  • For his album Gusheshe, he won the Song of the Year, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year and Best Freshman in the SA Hip Hop Awards.

Social Media

Cassper Nyovet's Instagram: @CassperNyovest 

Cassper Nyovest's Twitter: @CassperNyovest 

Cassper Nyovest's Facebook: Cassper Nyovest 

Cassper Nyovest's YouTube Channel: Cassper Nyovest 

Q&A

How old is Cassper Nyovest?

Born in December 1990, Cassper Nyovest's age is 31.

What is the current Cassper Nyovest net worth?

Cassper Nyovest is said to be one of the richest South African celebrities. Cassper Nyovest’s net worth is estimated to be between $800,000-$3 million which translates to R11.5 - R45 million rands. 

Does Cassper Nyovest have a matric certificate?

Cassper Nyovest attended Sol Plaatjie Secondary School where he was more into sport than academics. He started rapping at the age of 12. In 2006, after he failed his Grade 10 exams, Cassper Nyovest dropped out of school to pursue his music career.

Is Cassper Nyovest Tswana?

Yes. Cassper Nyovest is a proud Tswana man who always stays true to his roots and heritage. It’s one of the reasons why wearing the traditional Tswana outfits makes Cassper feel a sense of pride.

Does Cassper Nyovest have a son?

Yes. Cassper Nyovest and his partner Thobeka Majozi welcomed their first child together in September 2020. Though Cassper’s fans wanted him to name his son Simba (Mufasa’s son in Lion King), the couple chose to call him Khotso.

Who is Thobeka Majozi?

Thobeka Majozi is an Instagram star and influencer. She is best known for being Cassper Nyovest’s girlfriend.  

Who does Cassper Nyovest have a child with?

Cassper Nyovest has a child with Thobeka Majozi. They welcomed their baby boy in September 2020.

Also known as:
Mufasa, Abuti Fill Up, Mr. Fill Up
Birthday:
16 December 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Mahikeng, South Africa

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Cassper Nyovest wearing shades - smiling
Also known as:
Mufasa, Abuti Fill Up, Mr. Fill Up
Birthday:
16 December 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Mahikeng, South Africa

About

From his catchy lyrics to his killer dance moves, no one does it better than Cassper. He has come a long way from the dusty streets of Mahikeng to the bright lights of Joburg.

Personal Life

Cassper Nyovest, one of the most successful artists in the entertainment industry today, was born on 16 December 1990 in Mahikeng, North West. His parents named him Refiloe Maele Phoolo. 

Cassper Nyovest studied at Sol Plaatjie Secondary School where he participated in athletics amongst other sporting activities. Cassper Nyovest started rapping in 2002 at the tender age of 12. 

At the age of 13, Cassper formed a hip-hop group, Childhood Gangsta, with his friends. After he left this group, he joined another eight-member group called Slow Motion which included record producer Aashish Gangaram of Ganja Beatz. 

In 2006, he failed his Grade 10 exams and decided to drop out of high school in 2007 at the age of 16 to pursue music full time. After dropping out of school, Cassper Nyovest signed with Motswako record label Impact Sounds. 

But in 2008, the relationship between Nyovest and Impact Sounds soured because of creative differences. This was when Cassper Nyovest became an independent artist. During this period, Nyovest moved back home and created his own record label, Family Tree Records.

Cassper Nyovest's songs were so popular that he rose to fame with the release of his debut studio album, Tsholofelo, in 2014. Cassper Nyovest's albums are produced under his own record label, Family Tree Records, which he established in 2014.

As his fame grew, he earned the name Mufasa and Abuti Fill Up. The name ‘Fill Up’ has an interesting backstory – Cassper Nyovest sold out tickets for his concert, Fill Up The Dome, held in Johannesburg, in 2015. The success of this event gave him the ‘Fill Up’ tag, which in turn earned him more concerts in different stadiums.

Cassper Nyovest's albums

  • •    Tsholofelo (2014)
  • •    Refiloe (2015)
  • •    Thuto (2017)
  • •    Sweet and Short (2018)
  • •    Any minute now (2020)

  • Cassper Nyovest Good For That: To appease his disappointing hip hop fans for abandoning the genre, in 2020, Cassper Nyovest released a hip hop track titled Good For That.

Some of Cassper Nyovest's albums and songs have had some special associations with either his family or some public figures that went on to make it a super hit. 

In July 2014, Cassper Nyovest released his debut album Tsholofelo named after his sister. The album was an outstanding success and played a big part in his musical rise.

Cassper Nyovest Tito Mboweni: In March 2017, Nyovest released the main single Tito Mboweni from his third album, Thuto. Named after South Africa's Minister of Finance and former SARB Governor, Tito Mboweni, it went on to become a roaring hit. The song mainly trended for its lyric quote - Shaa Shaa - which is an onomatopoeia for the sound associated with money.

Cassper Nyovest Destiny: From his platinum-selling album Thuto came another superhit song titled Destiny. Cassper Nyovest revealed the song was inspired by his heartbreak from a past relationship. The first half of the song was written in happy times, and the second was when Cassper Nyovest's girlfriend left him for a rich guy.

Cassper Nyovest’s new song after his deliberate break

After a deliberate two-year gap from hip hop to concentrate on South African urban dance sound, Cassper Nyovest released his first hip hop single titled, Good For That.

With Good For That, Cassper Nyovest gave his hip hop fans a hit they were really looking forward to. The song was a party hit that set the pace for 2020. Cassper Nyovest's videos are also something his fans look forward to. They are always waiting to download every Cassper Nyovest new album as soon as it's released.

Family

Cassper Nyovest's father is Muzuki, and his mother Letsebela Phoolo. Nyovest has two siblings - a sister Tsholofelo Phoolo and his late brother Khotso Phoolo, who passed away in 2003. 

In 2008, Cassper Nyovest relocated to Johannesburg to be a rapper and producer. Cassper told his parents he would rather chase his dreams than play it safe and regret his whole life.

Who is Cassper Nyovest having a child with?

Cassper Nyovest and his girlfriend, Thobeka Majozi, welcomed their baby boy in September 2020.

Relationship

In mid-2015, after months of refuting any romantic connection with each other, Cassper Nyovest and actress Boitumelo Thulo finally revealed that they were dating. The pair didn’t last long before they called it quits by the end of 2015.

Cassper Nyovest is also rumoured to have dated Lizelle Tabane and Tanzanian star Vanessa Mdee.

Thobeka Majozi, Cassper Nyovest’s current girlfriend, is the least known in Cassper’s long list of lovers. Cassper was crushing on Majozi long before she became his girlfriend. After pursuing her, Cassper Nyovest is believed to have started dating her in 2017. Although Cassper Nyovest's girlfriend never denied these rumours, the pair are yet to confirm their relationship.

Shortly after, rumour mills were in full swing that Majozi was pregnant. Once again, Cassper Nyovest denied everything. Early 2020, on Instagram, the pair made their relationship official. They also announced that they were expecting their first child together. 

Cassper Nyovest’s baby mama Thobeka Majozi gave birth to their son Khotso Izwe Simba Phoolo, in September 2020.

Cassper Nyovest’s new album titled Any Minute Now was released to coincide with the birth of Cassper Nyovest’s son.

Controversies

What is Cassper Nyovest’s latest news?

Looks like the birth of Cassper Nyovest’s child seems to have brought him newfound wisdom and confidence. The rapper, who has been infrequent on social media lately, took to Twitter to share his two cents on how it is almost always ‘friends’ who disrupt your peace and break your heart.

Cassper said that of late, he’s become accustomed to cutting people out of his life because however much you try to stay away from drama, friends would do things that required you to act.

In other Cassper Nyovest news, the Good For That hitmaker hit back at a tweet that implied he is no longer relevant in the South African music industry.

A Twitter user said that Cassper is no longer the flavour of the day and referred to him as a Young Thug or Rick Ross’s copycat.

Cassper did not take the tweet kindly. He fired back saying that the stress of the coronavirus was getting to the follower and he should rather go take time out than pick fights online.

Did Cassper Nyovest get a new haircut?

Besides his chart-topping hits, the other thing that keeps Cassper Nyovest in the news is his changing hairstyle. His barber, Tsepo, grabbed a lot of attention from social media users’ when he shared a Cassper Nyovest haircut video. 

The barber was dubbed Mr Angles after he worked different angles just to record how great Cassper’s cut was.

Cassper Nyovest vs AKA

In 2014, Cassper Nyovest was entangled in a disagreement with a long-time rival, AKA. When Nyovest claimed his song "Doc Shebeleza" was the biggest song in South African Hip-Hop, AKA, who was endorsing his new single "Congratulate", challenged people to find his song on iTunes Top 100. Cassper Nyovest responded with a tweet giving reasons why his song was bigger than AKA's. The argument escalated with both rappers responding to each other several times. 

When they were both scheduled to perform on SABC 1 music show, Live Amp, a member of AKA's entourage purportedly pulled a gun on Cassper and his team. 

Further controversy arose in 2015 when Cassper Nyovest accused AKA of slapping him. In 2018, when Nyovest was asked about the status of his grudge with AKA, he said the two would never reconcile.

Was Cassper Nyovest’s sex tape leaked?

In May 2020, a video clip containing material of sexual nature surfaced on social media, and it seemed like the man who was captured on it was SA's award-winning rapper Cassper Nyovest.

Following that, Cassper Nyovest's Twitter feed was lit up with comments. Immediately, he set the record straight and confirmed that it was not him. 

Car

Cassper, who loves his wheels, owns some of the best cars but he almost lost them. In a 2017 interview, he claimed that he was so broke he almost sold his cars. Of course, he has recovered from his financial meltdown, and today he owns several luxury vehicles 

•    Mercedes-Benz V-class

•    BMW 4281

•    Mercedes-Benz microbus

•    Bentley GT Continental

•    Rolls Royce

House

In 2017, the South African rapper reportedly spent a whopping R10-million on a fancy mansion. This Cassper Nyovest house has a cigar lounge, four garages, a studio, and plenty of rooms for his family members including his mother.

Cassper Nyovest Instagram posts often show several pictures of his mansion.

Net Worth 

According to the latest statistics, Cassper Nyovest's net worth is estimated to be more than $800,000 or R11 million. Besides being one of the best-selling rappers in Africa, he also owns a record label called 'Family Tree Records'. Cassper Nyovest’s independent label also has merchandise that includes an R1 500 tracksuit.

Cassper signed multi-million endorsement deals with big companies such as 'Circo Vodka', 'Samsung' and 'MTN'. In 2015, Cassper Nyovest launched a smartphone named, AG Hashtag which was inspired and partly designed by him.

Awards & Recognition 

Cassper Nyovest has been awarded and nominated for various music awards both locally and internationally. He has won countless awards in the past decade, namely:

2019

At the South African Music Awards at the Fill-Up Orlando Stadium, he won the award for Best Live Audio-Visual Recording

2017

At the SA Hip Hop Awards 2017, he bagged MVP, Milestone, Hustler of the year, Best digital Sales, Best Video, and Milestone Award for the song Refiloe. 

  • At the SA Hip Hop Awards 2017, he won the Most Valuable Act, Hustler of the Year and Best Male Act for his song Himself. 

  • At the South Africa Music Awards, he won Best Collaboration (Kwesta ft Cassper)

2016

  • At the MTV Africa Music Awards, he won the award for Best Live Act for his song, Himself. 

  • At the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards, he won the Best South African Video for his song, War Ready

2015

  • At the MTV Africa Music Awards, he won the award for the Best Hip Hop for his song, Himself.

  • At the South African Music Awards, he won the Newcomer of the Year award for his song, Himself.

  • At the Metro FM Awards, he won the Best Hip Hop Album and the Best Male Album for Tsholofelo.

  • At the Metro FM Awards for Doc Shebeleza, he won Best Hit Single and Song of the Year.

  • He also won the Metro FM Awards Listener's Choice Award for his song, Himself.    

2014

  • For his album Tsholofelo, he won the SA Hip Hop awards for Album of the Year and Best Digital Sales. For his song Doc Shebeleza, he won the Song of the Year.

  • At the Channel O Music Video Awards, he won in Most Gifted Male, Most Gifted Southern Artist and Most Gifted Video of the Year categories for his song Doc Shebeleza.

2013

  • For his album Gusheshe, he won the Song of the Year, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year and Best Freshman in the SA Hip Hop Awards.

Social Media

Cassper Nyovet's Instagram: @CassperNyovest 

Cassper Nyovest's Twitter: @CassperNyovest 

Cassper Nyovest's Facebook: Cassper Nyovest 

Cassper Nyovest's YouTube Channel: Cassper Nyovest 

Q&A

How old is Cassper Nyovest?

Born in December 1990, Cassper Nyovest's age is 31.

What is the current Cassper Nyovest net worth?

Cassper Nyovest is said to be one of the richest South African celebrities. Cassper Nyovest’s net worth is estimated to be between $800,000-$3 million which translates to R11.5 - R45 million rands. 

Does Cassper Nyovest have a matric certificate?

Cassper Nyovest attended Sol Plaatjie Secondary School where he was more into sport than academics. He started rapping at the age of 12. In 2006, after he failed his Grade 10 exams, Cassper Nyovest dropped out of school to pursue his music career.

Is Cassper Nyovest Tswana?

Yes. Cassper Nyovest is a proud Tswana man who always stays true to his roots and heritage. It’s one of the reasons why wearing the traditional Tswana outfits makes Cassper feel a sense of pride.

Does Cassper Nyovest have a son?

Yes. Cassper Nyovest and his partner Thobeka Majozi welcomed their first child together in September 2020. Though Cassper’s fans wanted him to name his son Simba (Mufasa’s son in Lion King), the couple chose to call him Khotso.

Who is Thobeka Majozi?

Thobeka Majozi is an Instagram star and influencer. She is best known for being Cassper Nyovest’s girlfriend.  

Who does Cassper Nyovest have a child with?

Cassper Nyovest has a child with Thobeka Majozi. They welcomed their baby boy in September 2020.