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About

From the time KP Illest won the Sprite Urban Competition and opened the stage to Black-eyed peas in the United Kingdom, his career has enjoyed an upward trajectory. He's released the Killed Your Television Volume series and award-winning albums. Here's more from KP Illest's biography.

Personal Life

Nikanora Kamaaizemi Hoveka Kapapsi popularly known as KP Illest is a Namibian hip hop artist who was born in Kenya on 26 December 1993. However, he grew up in Namibia’s capital Windhoek and over the years, has lived between the two countries.  

KP Illest has 15 siblings and said that he is the one who keeps them together. Not much is known about his siblings' whereabouts. 

The hip hop artist received his education in Namibia. At the university level, he chose to study marketing at the Polytechnic of Namibia after he realised that he couldn’t rely on music to make ends meet. 

KP Illest’s Career

At 29 years of age, KP Illest has shared the stage with some of the biggest artists not only in Namibia but also globally. He started making music in 2008 and by 2011, he had captured the hearts and minds of the industry after he won the Sprite Urban Competition. His reward? KP Illest travelled to the United Kingdom on an all-expense-paid trip and set the stage for the Black-Eyed Peas at the Wire Festival. 

In 2013, KP Illest dropped a mixtape “Kill Your Television Volume” whose concept he explained originated from him not being able to pay for his television license. Hence, the message is that people can always find other means of entertainment other than the telly. For the mixtape, KP Illest won HYPE Magazine SA’s hottest newcomer. 

The following year, KP Illest released another project “Memoirs of a Dreamer” which was featured on the hip hop albums on iTunes.  

In 2016, KP Illest was signed by King Tee Dee’s record label Mshasho Productions.

KP Illest went on with his television volume series and dropped its volume three which earned him a NAMA award. After a series of mixtapes, KP Illest dropped his first album titled “Price of Ambition” He went on and released a 13-track album titled “Faith and Favour”. His most recent works include “Kill Your Television” Volumes 3 and 4.  

Some of KP Illest's most popular songs are “Way Too Much”, “Highway”, “Straight Up”, “Paradise”, and “Wait” amongst others.

During his career, KP Illest has worked with artists in Namibia and across Africa such as South Africa’s Nasty C and Cassper Nyovest, Nigeria’s Ice Prince, and Gazza amongst others.

Away from music, KP Illest is passionate about giving back to society and has been working with different organisations in eradicating gender-based violence.

KP Illest’s Relationships

If you are waiting to find out the details about KP Illest’s love life, you might wait for a long time. He won’t be sharing that any time soon as he says that his life is not a reality show. Despite that, KP Illest has been rumoured to be in a relationship with another of Namibia’s artists, Maria Nepembe.

The two have previously shared suggestive messages on their social media platforms. During one of her YouTube shows, Maria Nepembe admitted that she would smash KP Illest because she finds him hot with a good heart.

In another video, KP Illest declared that Maria Nepembe was her WCW Woman Crush Wednesday. 

KP Illest’s Controversy

A message to bullies

It's not clear what triggered KP Illest's unexpected comment when he posted on his Instagram stories that bullies have small manhood. The post came after a show of Smash or Pass.

It was a joke but...

When producer Sam E Lee Jones told KP Illest that he had to change a verse in his song as it was misplaced, KP Illest did not take it the right way nor did he hold back his response. He said that "people" should stop criticising others for the sake of it.   

KP Illest’s Net Worth

No one doubts the success that KP Illest has earned through his work in music. His awards, brand endorsements and album sales have brought him enormous wealth but details about his net worth aren’t in the public domain.

Awards & Recognition

In 2020, KP Illest was nominated for five awards. These are Best Albums, Best Afro-pop, Best Producer, Best Collaboration & Male Artist of the Year at the Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMA).

In 2016, KP Illest was nominated for the Best Hip Hop Awards and won the Best Song With A Message at the NAMAs.

In 2013, he was voted HYPE’s Magazine SA’s hottest newcomer.

Social Media

KP Illest’s Instagram: @KPIllest 

KP Illest’s Twitter: @KPIllest 

KP Illest’s Facebook: KP Illest 

KP illest’s YouTube: KP Illest 

Real name:
Nikanora Kamaaizemi Hoveka Kapapsi
Occupation:
Hip Hop Artist
Birthday:
26 December 1993
Nationality:
Kenyan-Namibian
Star sign:
Capricorn
Birth place:
Nairobi, Kenya
Height:
N/A
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
N/A

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Image of KP Illest's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, Car, Social Media
Real name:
Nikanora Kamaaizemi Hoveka Kapapsi
Occupation:
Hip Hop Artist
Birthday:
26 December 1993
Nationality:
Kenyan-Namibian
Star sign:
Capricorn
Birth place:
Nairobi, Kenya
Height:
N/A
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
N/A

About

From the time KP Illest won the Sprite Urban Competition and opened the stage to Black-eyed peas in the United Kingdom, his career has enjoyed an upward trajectory. He's released the Killed Your Television Volume series and award-winning albums. Here's more from KP Illest's biography.

Personal Life

Nikanora Kamaaizemi Hoveka Kapapsi popularly known as KP Illest is a Namibian hip hop artist who was born in Kenya on 26 December 1993. However, he grew up in Namibia’s capital Windhoek and over the years, has lived between the two countries.  

KP Illest has 15 siblings and said that he is the one who keeps them together. Not much is known about his siblings' whereabouts. 

The hip hop artist received his education in Namibia. At the university level, he chose to study marketing at the Polytechnic of Namibia after he realised that he couldn’t rely on music to make ends meet. 

KP Illest’s Career

At 29 years of age, KP Illest has shared the stage with some of the biggest artists not only in Namibia but also globally. He started making music in 2008 and by 2011, he had captured the hearts and minds of the industry after he won the Sprite Urban Competition. His reward? KP Illest travelled to the United Kingdom on an all-expense-paid trip and set the stage for the Black-Eyed Peas at the Wire Festival. 

In 2013, KP Illest dropped a mixtape “Kill Your Television Volume” whose concept he explained originated from him not being able to pay for his television license. Hence, the message is that people can always find other means of entertainment other than the telly. For the mixtape, KP Illest won HYPE Magazine SA’s hottest newcomer. 

The following year, KP Illest released another project “Memoirs of a Dreamer” which was featured on the hip hop albums on iTunes.  

In 2016, KP Illest was signed by King Tee Dee’s record label Mshasho Productions.

KP Illest went on with his television volume series and dropped its volume three which earned him a NAMA award. After a series of mixtapes, KP Illest dropped his first album titled “Price of Ambition” He went on and released a 13-track album titled “Faith and Favour”. His most recent works include “Kill Your Television” Volumes 3 and 4.  

Some of KP Illest's most popular songs are “Way Too Much”, “Highway”, “Straight Up”, “Paradise”, and “Wait” amongst others.

During his career, KP Illest has worked with artists in Namibia and across Africa such as South Africa’s Nasty C and Cassper Nyovest, Nigeria’s Ice Prince, and Gazza amongst others.

Away from music, KP Illest is passionate about giving back to society and has been working with different organisations in eradicating gender-based violence.

KP Illest’s Relationships

If you are waiting to find out the details about KP Illest’s love life, you might wait for a long time. He won’t be sharing that any time soon as he says that his life is not a reality show. Despite that, KP Illest has been rumoured to be in a relationship with another of Namibia’s artists, Maria Nepembe.

The two have previously shared suggestive messages on their social media platforms. During one of her YouTube shows, Maria Nepembe admitted that she would smash KP Illest because she finds him hot with a good heart.

In another video, KP Illest declared that Maria Nepembe was her WCW Woman Crush Wednesday. 

KP Illest’s Controversy

A message to bullies

It's not clear what triggered KP Illest's unexpected comment when he posted on his Instagram stories that bullies have small manhood. The post came after a show of Smash or Pass.

It was a joke but...

When producer Sam E Lee Jones told KP Illest that he had to change a verse in his song as it was misplaced, KP Illest did not take it the right way nor did he hold back his response. He said that "people" should stop criticising others for the sake of it.   

KP Illest’s Net Worth

No one doubts the success that KP Illest has earned through his work in music. His awards, brand endorsements and album sales have brought him enormous wealth but details about his net worth aren’t in the public domain.

Awards & Recognition

In 2020, KP Illest was nominated for five awards. These are Best Albums, Best Afro-pop, Best Producer, Best Collaboration & Male Artist of the Year at the Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMA).

In 2016, KP Illest was nominated for the Best Hip Hop Awards and won the Best Song With A Message at the NAMAs.

In 2013, he was voted HYPE’s Magazine SA’s hottest newcomer.

Social Media

KP Illest’s Instagram: @KPIllest 

KP Illest’s Twitter: @KPIllest 

KP Illest’s Facebook: KP Illest 

KP illest’s YouTube: KP Illest