Talking about the coolest kids in Africa Nasty C not only have a unique swag but also one of the flawless rhymes in hip hop.
He has proven to deserve that title every single time he grabs a mic.
Nasty C has been nominated and won a number of awards as a young hip hop artist representing South Africa and the whole of Africa.
In 2019 BET Awards, he was the only artist in South Africa nominated for Best International Flow category.
He started out doing professional rap music in 2013 when he was only 16 years old and four years later he won four awards at the Metro FM Music Awards.
In early 2020, Nasty C signed an exclusive record deal with Def Jam Recordings under a joint venture with Universal Music Africa.
Zulu Man was his first Album under Def Jam which earned him an international audience who has embraced his music and style.
Nasty C Quick Biography Facts.
- His big brother Siyabonga introduced him to hip hop at a young age.
- He grew up in a single father Household after the death of his mother.
- Nasty C’s mother, Ivy, died in a car crash when he was only 11 months old.
- Though he never spent much time with his mother, Nasty C describes her as a ‘Good Ancestor’.
- His wildest dream is to be a billionnaire by age of 30 through music and other digital business ventures.
- His rise to fame, made his long term girlfriend famous too.
- After his success as a rapper, Nasty C’s girlfriend Sammie Heavens started rapping too.
- In mid 2020, he opened his own record label Tall Racks Records and signed Rowlene as his first artist.
- His album ‘Bad Hair) was the most streamed album on iTunes within 24 hours after its release.
Nasty C Real Name, Age, Hometown, Brother and Parents.
Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo popularly known as Nasty C was born on 11 February 1997 on a tuesday in Diepkloof, Soweto, Johanesburg South Africa.
His parents, David Maviyo Ngcobo who is a human resource manager and his mother Veliswa Ivy Ngcobo who died in a fatal road accident, are the biggest fans of his music.
His big brother Siyabonga Ngcobo is a record producer who contributed much to his journey in perfecting his rap music.
Nasty C Education Background.
For his junior high school education, the rapper begun at Nuz Junior high in Durban at a township of Umlazi.
For senior high school, Nasty C joined strelitzia Lotus Park in Durban where he graduated 12th grade in 2014.
Nasty C has not yet joined a university or any institution of higher learning.
Nasty C Girlfriend.
Ntombozondwa Beatrice Sibanyoni popularly known as Sammie Heavens has been Nasty C’s long germ girlfriend since they were in grande 9 at Nuz Junior high school in Durban.
He has a song titled ‘Mrs Me’ which is dedicated to his girlfriend.
The two forever lovers have a joint instagram account (@k.i.s.t.w.w.c) which means Kids in school thought we were crazy.
Nasty C Music Career, Def Jam Recordings and Tall Racks Records.
Having a mentor and extreme hard word has been the recipe for Nasty C’s successful music career at a very young age.
His big brother Siyabonga Ngcobo is a record producer mentored and taught him the basics of rap and music production when still at age 9.
At 15 years old in 2012, Nasty C released his first debut mixtape titled One Kid a Thousand Coffins.
The mixtape did well in South Africa and it officially introduced him to the tough competition of hip hop music.
In April 2014 he released his first EP titled L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies).
Early 2015, Nasty C dropped his second mixtape titled ‘Price City’ which had the popular hit song ‘Juice Back’ that earned him acvolades in the music industry.
He became the youngest recipient of the Best Freshman Award in the South African Hiphop Awards.
Davido and Casper Nyovest joined in the remix of the song ‘Juice Back’ in november 2015.
Under Mabala Noise Entertainment Nasty C dropped a criticaly acclaimed debut album titled ‘Bad Hair’ in 2016.
The album had a couple of hit songs including ‘Snapchat H0es’, ‘Good Girls’, ‘Dont Do It’ and ‘Phases’ featuring Rowlene.
The album rose to the number one on the local charts and became the most streamed album on iTunes within 24 hours.
An extended version of the album titled ‘Bad Hair Extended’ featured French Montana on a song, ‘Allow’ in november 2016.
The album became number on on iTunes for six weeks, this was history record.
In 2017 he received a BET Award nomination for Best International Act alongside Wizkid, who won the award.
He was also ranked no.3 by the MTV Base South Africa as the Hottest MCs.
In 2018, he released an album titled ‘Strings and Bling’ with a song ‘Jungle’ and ‘King’ which featured American Rapper A$ap Ferg.
The album was named ad the best hiphop album in South Africa by TimesLive and was also among the list of hiohop albums by Tina Magazine.
The album ‘Strings and Bling’ begun his succesful tour ‘The Ivyson Tour’ in South Africa and Namibia.
Nasty C became the ambassador of Axe South Africa, which is a male grooming company.
In 2020, he signed a reckrd deal with Def Jam Recordings and released his debut song ‘There They Go’.
Nasty C Albums and Mixtapes.
- Bad Hair, 2016.
- Strings and Bling, 2018.
- Zuluman with some power, 2020.
- L.A.M.E EP, 2014.
- Price City, 2015.
Nasty C Awards and Nominations.
He has been nominated for a number if awards and won most of them.
16 Metro FM Music Awards 2017 (won) : Song of the Year, Best Male Album, Best New Artist and Best Hiphop Album.
BET Awards 2017 : Best International Act (Nominated)
South Africa Hiphop Awards 2015 (Won) : Best Freshman.
South Africa Hiphop Awards 2016 (Nominated) : Lyricist of the Year.
Nasty C Contacts.
You can always reach out to Nasty C on his social media accounts i.e,
Nasty C Rate Card.
Apart from making money from music streams, features and brand deals, Nasty C always deliver an incredible live performances.
This level of influence that attract both young and older audience all kver the world has earned him un udisputed rate card of atleast $20,000 per show within and outside South Africa.