Things you didn't know about Cassper Nyovest

Things you didn't know about Cassper Nyovest

May 21, 2017, 09:38 AM

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Even after being in the game for a couple of years, Cassper has continuously managed to stay on top and inspire thousands of young people across the country. The Cassper Nyovest brand has grown immensely over the years, not only is he is a musician, he is also a very successful businessman. 

While a lot of information is out there about Cassper, real name Refiloe, there are some things that you probably didn't know about him so we have decided to list some of the most interesting facts about the rapper. 


He was born in Mafikeng on the 16th of December 1990. He grew up in Montshiwa and attended high school at the Sol Plaatje Secondary School where he played basketball, cricket and football. 


He began rapping when he was 12-years.


Cassper says that his music career as a rapper was inspired by his brother, Khotso Phoolo who was also a rapper. Khotso passed away in 2003.

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The rapprer is a devout christian, he thanks his parents for raising him in a strict Christian home. 

Before blowing up, the rapper toured Africa and the UK with HHP.

Cassper became the first South African artist to ever fill up Ticketpro Dome (20,000 capacity), a feat he achieved in 2015. And in 2016, he again became the first South African artist to fill up Orlando Stadium (40,000 capacity) and just last year, he filled the biggest stadium in Africa.

His third album, Thuto went gold in just a day.

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Katlego Molubi

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