Cassper Nyovest, whose real name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo, was born on December 16, 1990, in Mahikeng, North West Province, South Africa[1,2]. He is a South African rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record producer, and amateur boxer. Regarded as one of the most successful artists in South Africa, Cassper is well-known for his unique hairstyle, featuring long braids at the back of his head.
He attended Sol Plaatjie Secondary School, where he participated in athletics and other sporting activities. Cassper began rapping in 2002 at the age of 12. He was born to Muzuki Phoolo and Letsebela Phoolo in Mafikeng, South Africa. As of 2022, he was 32 years old.
Cassper previously dated actress Boitumelo Thulo, but they never got engaged and broke up in December 2015. He has a net worth of more than R11 million and owns his own record label, Family Tree Records.
Throughout his career, Cassper has released three studio albums: “Tsholofelo” in 2014, “Refiloe” in 2015, and “Thuto” in 2017. His music genre is a fusion between rap and native South African sounds, and he performs in both English and his native dialect. “Gusheshe” was the first single released from his debut album, “Tsholofelo”.