Cassper Nyovest (Refiloe Maele Phoolo) is a South African Rap & Hip-Hop recording artist and producer.
Cassper Nyovest Biography
Cassper was born on the 16th of December 1990, in Montshiwa, Mafikeng, North West, South Africa. His musical journey began at the age of 12; when he started rapping.
At the age of 14, he was a member of a group called Childhood Gangsters (CHG). When CHG didn’t work out, he eventually joined an eight-member group by the name ‘Slow Motion’.
At the age of 16, Cassper dropped out of school and moved to Johannesburg to focus on his music. A couple of months after his move to Johannesburg, he was signed by Mostwako Label. Unfortunately after being with the label for two years, he still had no release.
Cassper Nyovest and HHP
HHP was a rapper signed under the Motswako label; he spotted Cassper delivering an impressive performance at a show and decided to feature him on one of his tracks (Wamo Tseba Mtho) in his album (Dumela). The collaboration saw Cassper going on various tours with HHP, giving him the much needed exposure he needed as an artist.
Gusheshe and Doc Shebeleza
Gusheshe and Doc Shebeleza were the two first singles released under Cassper Nyovest’s debut album “Tsholofelo”. Both songs were well received across South Africa, gaining major plays on various stations and seeing him at the top of numerous music charts.
Cassper Nyovest Albums and Songs
- Album: Tsholofelo
Tsholofelo is Cassper’s debut album. It was released on the 18th of July 2014 and was number 1 on the iTunes South African album chart for two consecutive months. Tsholofelo is Cassper’s sister’s name, which means “Hope”.
- I Hope You Bought It
- Style Se Legit
- Cold Hearted ft. Tshego
- Tsholofelo (Skit)
- Welcome to My Life ft. Ntukza
- Alive ft. Kyle Deutschmann
- Ghetto Olympics ft. iFani & Uhuru
- Doc Shebeleza
- Shake’a Letheka ft. HHP & Pro
- Gusheshe ft. Okmalumkoolkat
- Bad One ft. Anatii
- Girlfriend ft. Riky Rick
- She Loves Me ft. Bucie
- Love Is Fucking Blind ft. KayGizm
- Travel the World ft. Uhuru & Bass
- Lerato ft. Skales & Masterkraft
- Album: Refiloe
Refiloe is Cassper’s second studio album; it was released on the 31st of October 2015. Refiloe is Cassper’s official first name, which means “we have been given”.
- Pelo Yaka (Skit)
- Malome ft. Mahotella Queens
- War Ready
- Ajah in Motion
- Find My Way(with Black Motion)
- Mama I Made It
- Bheki’ndaba Zakho
- Upper ft. Carpo
- 428 to L.A ft. Casey Veggies
- Le Mpitse ft. Riky Rick
- Tse Tswembu Tse Blind ft. DJ Drama
- Monate So ft. Doc Shebeleza
- Cooking In Da Kitchen ft. The Game
- Fever ft. Stonebwoy
- A Lot To Live For ft. Tshego & Alie Keyz
- No Worries
Cassper Nyovest Awards
- 3 time Channel O Video Award winner (5 Nominations)
- 1 time South African Music Award (5 Nominations)
- 7 time South African Hip Hop Award winner (11 Nominations)
- 5 time Metro FM Award winner (7 Nominations)
- 2 time You Spectacular Award winner