Nasty C is a South African rapper, songwriter and record producer. He is currently signed to Def Jam Records. Nasty C net worth is estimated at $2 million.
Nasty C was born Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo on 11th February 1997. He was born in Diepkloof, a borough of Soweto, Johannesburg. Nasty’s mother died when he was only 11 months. He was raised by his father.
Nasty attended Strelitzia Secondary School in Lotus Park, Durban where he completed his 12th grade
Nasty C Career
Nasty got his music inspiration from his elder brother Siyabonga Ngcobo whiles still in school. He released his first single “One Kid A Thousand Coffins” at the age of 15.
he released his second mixtape Price City which produced the successful single “Juice Back” that raised his prominence. “Juice Back” later spawned a Gemini Major-produced remix featuring singer Davido and rapper Cassper Nyovest on 20 November 2015. He released his debut album in 2016.
According to him, the stage name “Nasty C” was given to him by the first producer he ever worked with.
His dream of meeting one of his major influences became a reality when he met AKA, and opened for him during the nationwide album launch for AKA’s debut studio album “Altar Ego”. During the album launch, Nasty C performed alongside AKA at a Durban festival and it was one of the best experiences of his life. AKA was the first to shower Nasty C with praises.
He was the youngest recipient for an award at the 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards, namely the Best Freshman Award.
Nasty C is the latest in a growing contingent of African artists catching the ear of major U.S. labels
Nasty C Net Worth
The young rapper Nasty is worth about $2 million. He is one of the best rappers on the African continent
In March 2020, Billboard reported that 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.
In April 2020, Nasty C released the visual EP Lost Files, with the songs presented in performance clips on YouTube. He explained the EP’s concept, stating, “They’re songs that didn’t make it onto certain projects, songs that ended up as just ideas”. On 14 May, the EP was uploaded on Apple Music.
On 20 May 2020, Nasty C will make his acting debut with a cameo role in the six-part Netflix African original young adult series Blood & Water, playing the role of music producer KB