Nasty C is a South African rapper, songwriter, and record producer. In March 2020, Nasty C signed a joint venture deal with Def Jam Records and released his third album on 28 August 2020 and his first on the label titled Zulu Man With Some Power.
After releasing two mixtapes and two EP, Ngcobo released his critically acclaimed debut album Bad Hair (2016), and Strings and Bling (2018) which was associated and supported by his first tour, The Ivyson Tour.
He was the youngest recipient of an award at the 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards, namely the Best Freshman Award.
Nasty C Early Life
Nasty C whose real name is Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo was born on 11 February 1997 (age 25 years old) in Diepkloof, a borough of Soweto, Johannesburg. After the passing of his mother who was involved in a fatal car crash while he was 11 months, he relocated to Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal to be raised by his father, David Maviyo Ngcobo, who is a human resources manager.
He has an older brother, Siyabonga Ngcobo, who influenced him to rap as he learnt the basics of producing music from him at the age of nine. Nasty C attended Strelitzia Secondary School in Lotus Park, Durban where he completed his 12th grade.
Nasty C Music Career
At a tender age, Nasty’s love for music was instilled in him by his elder brother, Siyabonga Ngcobo. His rap talent became vibrant at age 9 and his first solo as a school student of just 15 years old, ‘One Kid, a Thousand Coffins’ was out in 2013.
Strelitzia secondary school and Durban high school were the schools Nasty went to till 2014. Without Whisper, a family friend, the stage name ‘Nasty C’ (Nasty Cat) wouldn’t have been birthed.
E.P L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies) was later released as a debut on April 4, 2014. The solo that gave him a breakthrough was “Juice Back” from the Price City album. Afterward, Davido and rapper Cassper Nyovest collaborated to do a cover of “Juice Back.”
Anatii and Cassper Nyovest later featured him in 2016 on the “Jump” single. Since then, his bank balance smiles as his net worth geometrically increase. Well, he deserves it because hard work pays.
He tops regional radio stations with hit tracks including “Hell Naw,” “Good Girls,” “Snapchat Hoes,” “Allow,” and his most recent release “U Ok,” in addition to a PUMA endorsement and a global partnership with French Montana.
For six weeks, a record was set by his EP Bad Hair Extensions (2016) ranking first among other songs. In 2017, Nasty and Runtown collaborated on his Coke Studio Africa debut.
Nasty C Net Worth
Nasty C is currently one of the Top 10 richest and the most influential Musician in South Africa with an estimated of $3 million dollars (44,977,050.00 million Rands). Nasty C’s major source of wealth comes from his numerous endorsement deals, sold-out musical concerts, and music sales.
Being on the top lists of great African rappers is the new lingua franca of the fast-rising musician. The 24-years-old rapper has featured various outstanding artists in his continent over the years.
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Nasty C Movie Career
Working with the label enabled him to release “There They Go,” his first solo single, in March 2020 in the United States. However, Mabala Noise Entertainment is his most recent record label signing.
Nasty C made his acting debut on 20 May 2020, playing Zhero in the six-part Netflix African original young adult series Blood & Water. Nasty C signed with Universal Music Group’s Def Jam Africa on May 28, 2020. Nasty C collaborated with American rapper T.I. on the protest song “They Don’t” on June 5. The song’s proceeds benefit the non-profit organisations Until Freedom and Solidarity Fund, and the lyrics allude to George Floyd’s death. On June 25, he released Zulu, a collaborative mixtape with DJ Whoo Kid.
After several postponements, Nasty C took to social media on August 6, 2020, to announce that his highly anticipated album Zulu Man with Some Power would be released in August. He released a track list of 20 songs that featured international and South African artists such as Lil Keed, Ari Lennox, Lil Gotit, T.I, Tellaman, and Rowlene. The album will be released on August 28, 2020.
Nasty C Awards
He won the Best Freshman Award in the 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards as the youngster nominee and also signed a contract with Mercedes Benz in 2017. At the 2017 Metro FM Music Awards was nice to see Nasty C as he bagged home with quadruple awards. Only geniuses can win many awards at once.
House and Cars
In 2018, he purchased two beautiful and expensive Mercedes models. Anyone would love to hop in the sporty-looking car for a smooth ride because it is so fancy and adorable.
This icon lives in Johannesburg and shares an apartment with his lover. In 2017, they were assaulted by intruders who tied them up with a few other people in that house. Despite the fact that the intruders were armed, he was relieved that no one had been hurt.
Relationship and Personal Life
Nasty C’s lover is named Beatrice and they have spent six years together. She has been his backbone emotionally throughout his profession according to him. However, he also gives credit to Sammie who is mistaken for Beatrice.
The reason is that he claimed both ladies have always been there for him. However, on social media, the couple seldomly posts their photos of being together. Although, this year, fans are getting more information about Sammie on social media.
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