After a successful Poll by internationally reputed rating establishment, Avance Media, Cassper Nyovest has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Entertainment in one of the most credible and respected rankings system that honours youth excellence in South Africa.
Below are the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Entertainment as voted by the Public.
- Cassper Nyovest (Musician)
- AKA (Musician)
- Amanda Black (Musician)
- Pearl Thusi (Actress)
- Nasty C (Musician)
- Maps Maponyane (Actor)
- Loyiso Gola (Comedian)
- Anatii (Musician)
- Emtee (Musician)
- Eugene Khoza (Comedian)
The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries voted Politician, Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi also as the 2017 Most Influential Young South African.
Mamelodi Sundowns’ Percy Tau, Model Nomzamo Mbatha, Medical Doctor, Dr Sandile Kubheka, and Musician Cassper Nyovest were also voted among the top 5 most influential young South Africans respectively.
Model and Actress Nomzamo Mbatha was also voted as the Most Influential Young South African Woman.
Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media says he hopes the annual polls will inspire young people to create a positive environment that will encourage other South African youths to excel in their various endeavours.
Profile of Cassper Nyovest, South Africa’s 2017 Most Influential Young Person in Entertainment
Cassper Nyovest, is a multiple award winning South African recording artist and record producer who is known for his concert Fill Up FNB Stadium.
Cassper is the CEO of Family Tree, a South African independent record label.
Nyovest dropped out of high school in 2006, left home and moved to Johannesburg. The following year, still at the age of 16, he was signed by the Motswako label “Impact Sounds”. After two years without a release, he left to start a label of his own to no avail — he moved back home.
His albums include: Tsholofelo (2014), Refiloe (2015) and Thuto (2017).
He was voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Entertainment.
Source: Avance Media