Music in South Africa is a big deal and musicians are known to be living the high life. In South Africa, you can earn a living from music. The cost of booking a musician in South Africa is quite steep and judging by many artists always booked up, they are cashing in the brands. Many have probably wondered how much it costs to book their favorite South African rap artists for a show.
Popular Youtuber Oabile, recently took to task the process of finding out how much it costs to book your favorite South African rapper and the figures are staggering. Oablie sent out an email to the management of different south African rappers including Cassper Nyovest, AKA, and Nasty C.
While Nasty C quoted R100k and AKA R150k, Cassper wants a whopping R207k for a 30-minute performance.
Emtee wants R45k and A-Reece is at R55k. Boss Zonke hitmaker Riky Rick quoted R80k
Kwesta wants R85k for his 6 person entourage.
While Moozlie wants 35k, Boity’s manager says due to the current COVID 19 situation they can’t disclose her fee. Being the only one who can see John Cena, Sho Madjozi comes in at a steep R100k.
Has Faith Nketsi already retired from the rap life? Her manager says she will not be taking any bookings this year and can only do appearances.
Dancer Kamo Mphela may cost you R25k.
Many people felt Cassper Nyovest was being too greedy with his R270 k tag for a thirty-minute show. Others felt Nasty C was selling himself short.
Here is the video below showing the process and quotations to book your favorite South Africans rapper.