Nastee Nev is a Dj and a producer who was born and raised in the township of Ga-Rankuwa in Pretoria. At the age of 10 he started started showing his interest in music listening to his fathers old records, the likes of Bob Marley, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone and many more.
In 1989 he was introduced two house music by his old time friend Mr. Wesi Lefyedi. Nastee Nev started his career as a Dj with cassettes in small parties and street bashes then he met Dj Positive K; one of the most respected Dj’s in SA and he introduced vinyl’s to Nev. In 1993 Nev started buying his own vinyl’s. He got his break in 1995 were he started playing with Positive K at a pub called Archie Bold in Ga-Rankuwa warming up the stage playing slow jamz and hip hop.
He then landed a residency spot at the club Gemini where he played along side Christos; Vinny da Vinci; Bob Mabena and Positive K. Since then Nastee Nev has been traveling around SA playing in clubs and pubs. In 2001 he registered his company Nastee Nev Entertainment.
In 2002 he did a tour with SAB being a resident Dj for the tour and opened his studio where he started producing his own music. His first release entitled ‘Private Lessons’ was released, with all original material and two exclusive remixes done by top American producers Abicah Soul & Demarkus Lewis.