Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest

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Cassper Nyovest - K'sazobalit

CEO of his own record label, Family Tree Media, Cassper Nyovest born Refilwe Phoolo was born in a small village in Mafikeng Montshiwa in South Africa. His love for performing for large crowds started at a young age in primary school where he would fight to be placed in the school plays and talent shows.

The stage became his home and his love for performing never stopped as he later in his life started the #FillUp concerts. His dream with filling up venues was to prove to his fans and people that look up to him that your dreams are valid. In October 2015 he Ticket Pro Dome in Johannesburg with 20000 people in attendance, 2016 October he did Orlando Stadium in Soweto Johannesburg with 40000 people in attendance. In 2017 he did FNB Stadium in Johannesburg (largest stadium in Africa) with 68000 people in attendance. In 2018 he did Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban with 30000 people in attendance.

Cassper has released 4 in studio albums under his record label, namely Tsholofelo, Refiloe, Thuto and Sweet & Short. He has done international features with Chris Martin, Wizkid, Jason Derulo to name a few. He only has greater plans for his future and is always ready to put in the work.

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Subgenre: Hip-Hop / Rap
From: Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA