So earlier on this blog, www.ghbase.com shared a story with you about Cassper saying that he sees Stonebwoy as the best dancehall artiste in Africa–Something some Shatta fans are angry about and have been asking who Cassper Nyovest is. Well, www.ghbase.com shares with you some quick facts about Cassper Nyovest so you know who he is, his net worth, his influence in South Africa and some of the awards he’s won.
1.Cassper Nyovest Short Bio: His real name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo and is just 27 years old. He’s a South African musician, record producer, and a businessman. Cassper Nyovest is signed under his own record label known as family tree. He started his music career at a very early age and the age age of 16 he was signed by a record label but things didn’t work out so after 2 years, he left the record label and started his own record label. Onetime, HHP met him, felt he was a great artiste so he featured him and that was when he was able to blow up.
Sometime in 2014 he had a beef with fellow South African rapper, AKA and the beef became so popular that both artistes recorded diss songs and that made all of them very popular in South Africa.
2. Cassper Nyovest is estimated to be worth some $20 million dollars. He’s had endorsement with MTN in 2015 that earned him lots of money. He also got an endorsement deal with Vodka brand Ciroc that fetched him some cool $5 million. He’s soo rich he drives two Bentleys. Just recently, he sold 68,000 tickets when he had his concert at the FNB stadium. He has a mansion estimated to be worth some $2,000,000. Check the photos below.
3. Cassper Nyovest has won awards and has gotten nominations in several award schemes, from MTV Base Africa Awards, MTV awards, BET, South Africa Hip hop awards, Channel O and the list is just endless. He also won MTV Africa Music Awards twice.
4. He featured Stonebwoy on his song ‘Fever’ back in 2015. He’s a good friend of Sarkodie and they share some sort of chemistry and reports say, they are likely to release a single soon this year. Cassper Nyovest.
5. Cassper Nyovest has about 1.8 million followers on Instagram, 1.6 Million on Twitter and 2.4 Million Likes on Facebook. These are not just numbers on Social media, but Cassper Nyovest has lots of fans in South Africa again and one of the biggest musicians in the country.
He currently has a song with Davido titled ‘Check On You’.Wizkid also featured him on a track titled’ Single For The Night’. Cassper Nyovest has also sold 10 million records–yeah, he’s a platinum artiste.
And about his interview where he said Stonebwoy is his favorite dancehall artiste, he’s said he never meant no harm. Check his tweet below:
I read about the controversy but never heard his music. Anything wrong mam? Never said anything about how big he is or anything. Y’all fishing https://t.co/wUbs7M1QYk
— R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest) March 27, 2018