Top Cheri Biography: Age, Education, Career, Nominations, Controversy, Philanthropy, Business, Brand Endorsements

She's one of the top female rappers in the country.

By  | Oct 29, 2020, 12:13 PM  | Top Cheri  | Top of The

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Top Cheri is one of the country's best female rappers and she has managed to build a successful career in music.

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Here's a look at her biography.

Top Cheri Age

She was born in 1990 and raised in Walvis Bay.

Top Cheri Education

Monica furthered her tertiary education in Windhoek at the College of The Arts, where she studied TV Production. During her second year of studies, TopCheri dropped out of college after losing her sister.

Top Cheri Career

When she made her debut in the industry, she got a job as a journalist for a local newspaper. However, it seems music was always her calling and although she was the shy girl, she couldn't resist the urge.

Top Cheri used to perform for King Tee Dee who she says inspired her to be a musician herself.

She recalls how she used to perform to some of his songs. “By that time I was known as Monica Morocky… but singing was not something I thought I would take on because I was very shy. “I also ended up hanging around a lot with Dion from PDK", she said

She had her debut album which is titled 'Fertile' which she says meant bringing something new from within her.

In 2019, she released the song 'Calling Heaven' and the video for her single 'Johny'.

Top Cheri also released visuals for her dedication hit song Thank You. The song was dedicated to her family for supporting her dreams, her die-hard fans who have always rallied behind her, and her friends.

Top Cheri had the pleasure of collaborating with Sunny Boy on a single that was an instant hit. The single was called 'Feeling You' and the fans immediately fell in love with it.

In 2020, she finally released the long-awaited music video for her hit song Omapendafule. Top Cheri featured Manxebe, and they both did not disappoint. The video was shot at numerous locations, and the crew did the most in making sure that it captures the attention of the audience.

Besides her music, Top Cheri is also an actress. She once starred in a local movie called Captain Kalola as Nangula. 

She also published two books, her first book is titled “Relationship” and her second book is titled “Love, Sex and Flight Tickets” speak about the modern Namibian lifestyle. 

Top Cheri Awards & Nominations

Top Cheri has become one of Namibia's top female rappers and since her debut in the music industry. 

Below is a list of her nominations:

2019 - Artist of the Year at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)
2019 - Best Female Artist of the Year at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)
2019 - Best Newcomer at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)
2019 - Album of the Year at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)
2019 - Best Soukous/Kwasa at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)
2019 - Best Collaboration at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)
2019 - Best Afro Pop at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs)  (Nominated)

Top Cheri Controversy

Top Cheri questioned the silence that many female role models, artists and personalities showed amid the #shutitalldown protest that happened in Windhoek. The protests were organised to march against the brutal and senseless killing of women in Namibia.

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The Omapendafule hit maker wanted to know why female role models were quiet and not advocating and protesting against the murder,killing and raping of women in Namibia.

''Some of our Namibian Female Role Models .The Queens there by the Music and Runways, tv screens, Insta slay and what not!''
she tweeted.

Top Cheri says she called some the women in the entertainment industry to participate in the protests and she was told they were busy behind the scenes and did not want to do protests for the spotlight.

''I tried to call my favs and I was told that “We do our part behind the scenes cos we don’t do everything for the spotlight.” she tweeted.

Top Cheri was correct, because more women needed to participate in the protest as their influence and voice could have amplified the protest and reach the correct masses and policy makers in Namibia.

Top Cheri, laughed off claims that the country does not have celebrities. The celebrity status of many entertainers in the country has always been questioned by many, who often spew bile on them that they are "broke."

However, she did not entertain the claims this time around, she just laughed them off. In a tweet, she tweeted "Iyaaaa omwati Namibia does not have celebrities."

Fans seemed to think otherwise and the biggest question that remained was if Namibia has any celebrities.

Top Cheri Philanthropy

Top Cheri continued her good deeds in 2020 and was set on going on a tour to provide Sanitary pads/products to school girls around Namibia. Period Poverty affects 1 in 10 girls because they drop out of school or miss certain classes due to the fact that they cannot afford sanitary products.

She revealed on Twitter that she was going to travel to all 14 regions in Namibia to donate Sanitary Products.

''I’m traveling to all the Regions in Namibia delivering Sanitary Pads to little girls who can’t afford them. Let’s keep the girl child in school!'' she shared.



Top Cheri Business

Hot on heels from the release of her long-awaited music video for her hit song Omapendafule, the musician revealed that she was ready to launch her own lipstick.

She took to her Instagram account to debut her products and many cannot wait for them to hit the shelves. 

Top Cheri Brand Endorsements

Top Cheri is winning at this life thing and she has landed herself a new advertisement with Namibmills brand Top Score. The glossy advertisement took you on whirlwind tour of how Namibians enjoy Top Score, at family gatherings, parties and a lekker Namibian braai.

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Top Cheri has managed to carve out an impressive career in the music industry, and she continues to be celebrated for her great work ethic and passion.

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