This article is on the Biography of Nasty c

Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo was born on 11 February 1997 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 while he was nine.

Ngcobo attended Strelitzia Secondary School in Lotus Park, Durban where he completed his 12th grade

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 has the ear of the world and in 2019, he was the only South African nominated for a BET Hip Hop Award in the Best International Flow category.

That year, he was also nominated for an MTV Europe Music Award. Strings and Bling won him two South African Music Awards and two AFRIMMAs.

In March 2020, Nasty C signed a joint venture deal with Def Jam Records Africa and released his third album on August 28th 2020 and his first on the label titled Zulu Man With Some PowerWhich received mixed reviews in South Africa.

Recently signed to Def Jam Records, through a joint venture with Universal Music Africa.
The 23-year-old rapper is prepping for the release of his third album, Zulu Man With Some Power.

The signing sees the South African artist join a music royalty roster that includes the likes of Kanye West, Justin Beiber and Nas.