Cassper Nyovest – Biography, Real Name, Age, Songs, Baby Mama, Child, Instagram and Twitter

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Cassper Nyovest (born 16 December 1990) is a South African songwriter, musician, and record producer best known for his rapping skills.

Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest Biography

Refiloe Maele Phoolo was born and raised in a small village called Montshiwa located in Mahikeng, North West, South Africa on the 16th of December, 1990 to both  Muzuki and Letsebela Phoolo. He had both a sister and a brother named Tsholofelo Phoolo (sister) and Khotso Phoolo (brother). Sadly, he lost his brother Khotso in 2003.

For his education, he attended Sol Plaatijie secondary school. He later moved to Potchefstroom to stay with his grandmother and it was at this period he fell in love with both poetry and songwriting. At the age of 16, Cassper dropped out of high school in a bid to pursue his passion for music.


In 2008, he moved to Johannesburg to start music professionally and this was after he got the blessing of his parents. He got signed to Impact Sounds in the same year he moved to the city of Johannesburg.

After two years with the label, Cassper left the label and decided to start his own record company which was called “Press Play Music”. Eventually, he was discovered by the likes of rapper, HHP.

In 2013, Cassper dropped his first single, “Gusheshe”, where he teamed up with Okmalumkoolkat. He later released “Doc Shebeleza” which was the song off his debut album that brought him to the limelight.

In 2014, he established his current record label, Family Tree Records. As an entrepreneur, he didn’t stop there, he founded Root of Fame, a shoe firm under Drip Footwear, and on September 6, 2021, he debuted Billiato, his own whiskey brand.

Cassper Nyovest and fellow South African rapper, AKA are known to be long-time rivals and this has been going on since 2014. They occasionally throw shades at each other on Twitter.


Real NameRefiloe Maele Phoolo
Date of Birth16th of December, 1990
Place of BirthSouth Africa
Marital StatusIn a relationship
Spouse/BoyfriendThobeka Majozi
Nationality/NationalitiesSouth African

How many cars does Cassper Nyovest have?

He owns three (3) cars as of March 2022.

Who is Cassper Nyovest’s biological father?

Letsebela Phoolo is Cassper’s biological father.

What is Cassper’s real name?

Refiloe Maele Phoolo

Which record label is Cassper Nyovest signed to?

He is signed to the following labels,

Cassper Nyovest Age: How old is Cassper Nyovest?

As of 2022, he is 32 years of age.

Cassper Nyovest Family

Cassper Nyovest has been with his girlfriend and baby mama, Thobeka Majozi for two (2) years now. They both have a child together whose name is Khotso Izwe Simba Phoolo.

Cassper Nyovest Songs and Albums

Some of his songs include:

  • Gusheshe
  • Doc Shebeleza
  • Baby Girl
  • Mama I Made It
  • Good For That
  • Move For Me
  • Malome
  • Tito Mboweni
  • Destiny
  • To Whom It May Concern
  • Remote Control
  • The Pressure
  • Nokuthula
  • Siyathandana
  • Khotso
  • Superman

His albums include:

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

Social Media

You can connect with him via his social media channels below,



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Lethabo Ndlovu

Lethabo Ndlovu is a KwaZulu-Natal-born writer. He is the Editor-in-Chief at Nerdville. Ndlovu is happily married to Sarah Ndlovu with children and they both live in Johannesburg South Africa. His interests include football, writing, and trying to make himself better by reading.

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