Cassper Nyovest (born Refiloe Maele Phoolo in 1990 in the Mafikeng village of Montshiwa) is a South African rapper, producer and songwriter. He left school at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music, and Motswako rapper HHP discovered him.
1. Cassper Nyovest Family
Muzuki and Letsebela Phoolo are his parents. Nyovest has two sisters, Tsholofelo and Thuto Phoolo, as well as a deceased brother, Khotso Phoolo. He titled two of his albums after his sisters, Thuto and Tsholofelo.
He is widely considered as one of the country's most successful rappers. He has released the albums listed below.
This was his debut album, and it was released in 2014. It featured hit songs like I Hope You Bought It, Doc Shebeleza, Gusheshe, and others. The album was certified platinum
The album was released in 2015 and it had hit songs such as Mama I Made It, war Ready, No worries etc. The album also went platinum
This album was released in 2017 and it included hitsong such as Tito Mboweni, I Wasn't Ready For You etc. The album went Gold
*Sweet and Short.
This was a different album hence it included new sounds and it had hit songs such as Gets Getsa, Remote Control, Ha se Mo state etc. It was released in 2018
*A.M.N. (Any Minute Now)
This was an album dedicated to his son. It was released in 2020. It included the following songs; Hlengiwe, Egyptian cotton, Nokuthula etc
*Sweet and Short 2.0
This is his current album and it was released in 2021. It includes songs such as Khotso, Angisho Guys etc. Siyathandana Hit track falls part of this album with over 9 Million views on Youtube making it cassper Nyovest most watched video song on YouTube to date.
3. Cassper Relationships
* Amanda du pont
When the two kissed on stage at the Channel O Music Video Awards in 2014, rumors of a romance between Nyovest and Du Pont began to circulate. Things did not work out, and Nyovest even made a dig at her in his song Power Couple/ Super Ex, which was allegedly about her.
* Boity Thulo
Boity Thulo began dating musician Cassper Nyovest in 2015. Their breakup was caused by their rigorous work schedules, according to Boity. According to their fans, the real cause for their breakup was revealed in a song by the rapper called "I Wasn't Ready For You," which was released shortly after their split.
* Thobeka Majozi
The two are thought to have started dating in 2017 and are still together. The two are quite private about their relationship. Thobeka is the mother of his son Khotso.
4. Noticeable Achievements
* Fill up
Cassper Nyovest has successfully filled up The Dome (2015), Orlando Stadium (2016), FNB Stadium (2017), Moses Mabhida Stadium ( 2018), and Royal Bafokeng Stadium (2019).
* Presenting The Braai Show
The rapper has diversified his skills and he currently has a show showing on SABC1 called The Braai Show With Cassper Nyovest.
* International Features
Being one of the biggest SA rappers has its own pecks. Cassper Nyovest has worked the following international Artists just to mention a few.
5. Cassper Nyovest Beef
*Beef with Aka
They are unable to stand each other. They even made diss tracks like Composure (by AKA) and Dust To Dust( By Cassper Nyovest), which were directed at each other . They've gotten into a lot of arguments, especially on Twitter, and there have been talks about having a fighting match to settle things, but nothing has happened yet.
*Prince Kay kaybee, Speedsta, Ricky Rick.
Rick and Casper Nyovest are basically friends who became enemies. Cassper Nyovest even wrote a song about the rapper allegedly.
The conflict between Prince Kaybee and Cassper Nyovest began with Prince Kaybee claiming that Cassper Nyovest stole the musical progression of his song Charlotte back in the day. The war escalated this year with each of them wanting to fight each other.
Speedsta went on a Twitter rant over the rapper, resulting in the two having a poor relationship.
7. Cassper Nyovest Son
He dedicated his album A.M.N. to his son Khotso. The record cover depicts an ultrasound image of his baby. He always hides his son's face when posting pictures. He is enjoying fatherhood.
8. Cassper Nyovest Businesses
He created his own record label and went on to release successful music under this label. He went on to sign successful artist such as Nadia Nakai, Tshego and Gemine Major who went on to release hit songs under Family tree.
*Don Billiato, Root of Fame, Merchandise
Cassper Nyovest's Root of Fame shoe line was recently launched. He'll release Don Billiato, his own alcoholic drink in December, and he's also developed and marketed a range of things under the family tree label, such as caps, jerseys, and shirts.
*𝐷𝑖𝑠𝑐𝑙𝑎𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑟: 𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑝ℎ𝑜𝑡𝑜𝑠 𝑢𝑠𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑙𝑒 𝑑𝑜 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑏𝑒𝑙𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝐴𝑢𝑡ℎ𝑜𝑟. 𝐴𝑙𝑙 𝑐𝑟𝑒𝑑𝑖𝑡𝑠 𝑔𝑜𝑒𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑜𝑤𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑠.*
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