Frank Casino biography, age, background, real name, profile

Frank Casino (born Nhlanhla Tshabalala in Kempton Park) is a South African rapper. He has dropped several hits and climbing the ladders of his profession.

He is making waves both in the local and international music scene. Though he is no newbie in the entertainment industry, he has managed to make remain relevant in the competitive industry.

He began doing music during his teenage days and has become a “driving force” in the music industry. 


Frank Casino biography
NameNhlanhla Tshabalala
Other namesFrank Casino
Bornage 28 years
Kempton Park, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
GenreHip Hop
Years active2004-date


He also believes that the support he received from those he grew up with added to influence his music passion. He has over sixteen years of experience in the music industry. 

Frank was born Nhlanhla Tshabalala in Kempton Park, South Africa. The celebrated hip-hop rapper believes that an “inborn drive” influenced his passion for music.


He entered the music industry in 2004 during his high school days. This followed his discovery of his vocal talents. In the year that followed, he formed the group Krunk Era with his friends and chose it as a music genre.

The musical group made an observable impact in the music industry. Their debut performance in public was on Yo TV Prime Time show.

Eventually, the group landed a five-year contract deal with an independent record label owner Vusi Leew. They rebranded to Blaque Print and maintained their contract with Vusi Leew.

After their contract with Vusi expired, Casino and group members dropped their single Casino Royal

Together, Frank and band member Parley Alexander became the founders of Dapper Gang Records. Launching the independent record label (2015) contributed to the success of the Frank Casino profession.

He dropped the song Whole Thing (2016). The song became a hit and made waves both in South Africa and abroad. This was good for the new record label.


AlbumRelease Year
Something From Me9 March 2018
Block HotJanuary 2020
Sounds & Rhythm, Vol.111 November 2016
Nigerian African Smashers2 September 2019
Heroes of Tomorrow9 November 2018
Nav/attack2 October 2015
BottlebrushStr25 January 2019

The talented artist knows what his fans want and gives them the best music from his end. He has worked and collaborated with other popular artists. Consistency in dropping his music is one thing about him his fans love.


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