Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, better known by his stage name Nasty C, is a well-known South African rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer who was born on February 11th, 1997. Rap is the musical style he performs, and he primarily uses English while sporadically incorporating his native tongue. He rose to stardom thanks to the smash hit tune “Juice Back.” He is one of South Africa’s top rappers and is also referred to as the new kid on the block. In 2015, he was the youngest recipient of the Best Freshman honor at the South African Hip Hop Awards. He has shared the stage with great musicians from around the world on significant stages both domestically and abroad.Nasty C, who has been making music since he was nine years old, was in the studio creating songs when most kids his age were outside riding their bikes and playing with toys.
The 25 year old innovative record producer and rap artist, has worked with well-known record labels including Def Jam Records and Universal Music Africa. Despite being one of the younger musicians in South Africa, he has produced successful singles and albums f furthermore, the star has appeared in films like Blood and Water and Zulu Man in Japan. Nasty C has collaborated with well-known artists such as T.I., Boity Thulo, Shane Eagle, Davido, Cassper Nyovest, Major Lazer, Lil Keed, French Montana, Lil Gotit, Runtown, Emtee, Jidenna, Ice Prince since the beginning of his career in 2012. He currently runs his own record company, Tall Rack Records.
Where was Nasty C born?
Nasty C was born in Diepkloof in Johannesburg’s Soweto neighborhood. However, after his mother passed away, he was forced to move. He was 11 months old at the time, consequently, he spent his entire childhood in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, where his human resources management father, David Maviyo Ngcobo, raised him. Before he started to succeed in the music business, his father was not a fan of his music.
Nasty C Education
Nasty C had his early schooling at prestigious schools in Durban. He was a student at Lotus Park’s Stretlitzia Secondary School. After finishing high school, he made the decision to concentrate on music rather than attend university/College.
Nasty Cs has been quietly writing a lot of rap songs since his high school days and he had a great desire to be a musician. L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies), his debut EP, was made available in 2014. At the moment, he was seventeen years old. The endeavor was successful for a young musician and demonstrated his immense potential. On September 23, 2020, Nasty C’s debut album, Bad Hair, was made available. He already had thousands of devoted admirers and was a well-known figure in the South African music scene at this point. His fan base grew thanks to the album, which was a commercial success and brought him more performances. It became iTunes’ most streamed album on the first day after release.
On 14 May 2012, Nasty C, just 15 years old, released his debut mixtape, “One Kid, a Thousand Coffins.” He released his first EP, On February 10, 2015, and he released his second mixtape, Price City, which yielded the hit song “Juice Back,” which helped him gain notoriety. International hip-hop musicians including American rappers T.I., Lil Wayne, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar, as well as local South African rappers like AKA, Khuli Chana, and Reason, have affected him since the start of his rap career. He claims that these artists still inspire him because of their work ethic.
He had the opportunity to meet rapper AKA in 2013 when he attended the release of his album Alter Ego. Later that year, he had the opportunity to perform on stage alongside AKA at a festival in Durban; he counts this as one of the best experiences of his entire life and career. In March 2020, Nasty C signed a joint venture deal with Def Jam Records, releasing the single “There They Go” as his debut single in the United States.
Nasty C Albums and Songs
- Juice Back (Single, 2015)
- Bad Hair (Album, 2016)
- Strings And Bling (Album, 2018)
- Zulu Man with some Power (Album, 2020)
- There They Go (Single, 2020)
Nasty C Awards
2015 – Best Freshman at South African Hip Hop Awards
2017 – Best New Artist at 16th Metro FM Music Awards
Best Male Album at 16th Metro FM Music Awards
Best Hip Hop Album at 16th Metro FM Music Awards
Song of the Year at 16th Metro FM Music Awards
Def Jam deal
The first song “There They Go” from the fourth album, “Zulu Man With Some Power,” was released by the label. The rapper has been collaborating with Universal in South Africa for a few years, and the company released his 2018 album, “Strings And Bling,” in 2018. The major boasts that the record was “far and away the most streamed South African and African album on the Apple Music streaming platform in Sub-Saharan Africa”. Confirming the new deal, Def Jam’s interim CEO Jeff Harleston said: “Nasty C is a unique and forward-thinking artist who is at the forefront of a new generation of rappers emerging from Africa. Def Jam is a globally recognised brand synonymous with excellence in hip hop, and we are excited to welcome Nasty C – an international star with real vision and talent into the family”.Nasty C himself added: “It’s powerful to be a part of the Def Jam family. It’s an iconic record label and has made the careers of many of the artists I look up to”.
He signs deal but holds his soul….congrats @Nasty_CSA for joining the @defjam You are the true definition of “working hard for my dream” 🍾🎉 https://t.co/GjUcMYz51u
— Chilled girl named D (@OnlyDavinaG) March 27, 2020
Nasty gave advice to the upcoming generation of South African artists when asked how he felt about being the first to open doors for them, saying “Just work hard and keep telling yourself you deserve everything in the world, or whatever you want to get in life. Never feel like you’re not worth it because you come from a ‘not so good background.”
Nasty C disclosed the lady he has been dating since he was in high school after keeping her out of the spotlight for years, and the fans were fascinated to learn that she leads a pretty colorful life on her own apart from her lover. The gorgeous 24-year-old Ntombizodwa Beatrice Sibanyoni, commonly known as Sammie Heavens, is Nasty C’s girlfriend. She was born on April 27, 1998, in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, where she also had her upbringing. There is no information available about her parents or siblings. Sammie Heavens attended Nuz Junior High School before enrolling in Strelitzia Secondary School in Lotus Park, Durban, where she was one grade below Nasty C, according to sources. Sammie Heavens enrolled at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) after finishing high school and earned a psychology degree there.
Sammie, Nasty C’s girlfriend, is more than just a pretty face she is a gifted artist who has dabbled in a variety of disciplines. She is also a rapper, a painter, a fashion designer who aspires to open her own line in the future, a social media influencer, and a poet.Sammie made a good impression on Mzansi in April 2022 after she released a video of herself rapping along to her poems on Tik Tok and received positive feedback from more than 100K of her followers.Sammie Heavens released a four-track EP titled July after garnering favorable reviews, and its admirers are already raving about it.
The stunning artist admitted to writing all the songs early in the year but was hesitant to release them in an interview with Drum Magazine. Sammie admitted that she was hesitant to inform Nasty C about her plans to start rapping because she wasn’t sure how he would respond, but that he has been very encouraging and has been pushing her to forge her own path. Sammie Heavens, like Nasty C, is an ink addict and has a number of exquisite tattoos on her body, including three butterflies on her upper arm.Sammie and her partner Nasty C both have complementary tattoos. Emoticons of the eye, the letter “V,” and the sun are inked on the body. They purportedly serve as a tribute to Nasty C’s late mother and his renowned Ivyson Tour.
Nasty C have a $2 million net worth in 2022, according to Forbes Magazine. This is approximately R29 million. The total value of Nasty C’s assets minus his obligations is his net worth. He already has more money at the age of 25 than many individuals will ever make in their lives. Nasty C is one of the most sought-after brand ambassadors in South Africa thanks to his widespread fame abroad and enormous fan base. Nasty C has previously collaborated with a number of international companies, including Puma, AXE, and Mercedes-Benz South Africa.Nasty C can afford to drive the cars of his fantasies because he has millions of dollars in his account. The rapper owns a number of high-end vehicles and has a passion for fast German automobiles. Nasty C owns the following vehicles: A 2017 Audi Q2, a Mercedes Benz AMG GT, a 2018 Mercedes Benz A-Class, and a Mercedes AMG C43
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