Refiloe Maele Phoolo Cassper Nyovest Biography


Refiloe Maele Phoolo professionally known as Cassper Nyovest born on 16 December 1990 (age-30 years old)
is a well-known South African rapper, Songwriter, entrepreneur and a record producer.

Biography profile of Refiloe Maele Phoolo

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Image of Refiloe Maele Phoolo aka Casper Nyovest

Full name : Refiloe Maele Phoolo
Gender : Male
Age : 30 years old
Date of birth : 16 December 1990
Place of birth : Mahikeng, Northwest province, South Africa
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Rapper, Songwriter ,Entrepreneur and record producer.
As known as : Cassper Nyovest
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Early age of Refiloe Maele Phoolo Cassper Nyovest

Refiloe Maele Phoolo was born on the 16nth of December 1990 in Mahikeng Northwest province in South Africa. He is a son to Muzuki and Letsebela Phoolo. Casper has a sister Tsholofelo Phoolo and a late brother Kgotso Phoolo who passed away in 2003. He attended the Sol Plaatjie Secondary school where he was an athlete and partook in various sports. Casper started rapping at the age of 12.

He failed his grade 10 exams which led him moving to his grandmother’s house in Potchefstroom by 2006. In 2007 he decided to drop out of school at the age of 16.

Casper Nyovest relocated to Johannesburg in 2008 to pursue a career in music as a rapper and producer after telling his parents he would rather chase his dream, which he believed would work out, rather than playing it safe and regretting it his whole life.[3]

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He attended the Sol Platjie secondary school where he was an athlete and partook in various sports. In 2006 he failed his grade 10. In 2007 he dropped out of school.

Career of Refiloe Maele Phoolo

Casper Nyovest well-known South African Artist
Casper Nyovest well-known South African Artis

In 2004 Refiloe formed a hip hop group childhood gangsters with his friends at the age of 13. He then left to join his following group Slow motion with eight members including record producer Aashish Gangaram of Ganja Beats. After dropping out of school he signed with Motswako record label impact sounds but the relationship soured because of creative differences. In 2008 they separated making him an independent artist at the time. Cassper moved back home and created his own record label.

In 2018 he released his fourth album Sweet and Short. On 15 December 2019 he performed at his fifth annual “Fill up” event which was held at the Bafokeng Royal Stadium in Rustenburg a city of. Northwest province where he was born.After being criticized by hip hop fans for leaving the genre, he returns with a hip hop track titled Good for that in 2020. On 11 September he released his fifth album Any Minute Now.

On July 30 ,2021 Casper dropped his first ever Amapiano Studio album which consists of 10 tracks featuring Abidoza, Samthing Soweto, LuuDadeejay, Kammu Dee, Lady Du, Ma lemon, Semi Tee, Boohle, Dj Sumbody, Reece Madlisa, Thulz and Zuma.On 4 Ses he embarked to United kingdom for Amafest your alongside with DJ Maphorisa, DBN Go go, and Focalist to promote Amapiano genre.


Studio albums

. Tsholofelo (2014)
. Refiloe (2015)
. Thuto(2017)
. Sweet and Short (2018)
. Any Minute Now (2020)
. Sweet and Short 2.0 (2021)