Kabza De Small Wiki – Kabza De Small Biography
Kabelo Motha better known by his stage name Kabza De Small, is a South African DJ and record producer from Alexandra. Born in Mpumalanga and raised in Pretoria, he is regarded as the “King of Amapiano”.
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The star has been busy in studio cooking tracks that will feature on the upcoming project. The album will be titled De Second Avenue. The Umshove hitmaker has been posting on social media pictures and videos of himself busy in studio working on the new project. Read more: https://briefly.co.za/66865-kabza-fire-outshines-djs-lockdown-house-party.html
Facts You Need to Know
November 27, 1992 (age 27 years), Mpumalanga, South Africa
Kabelo Motha Mahlangu
New Money Gang
Piano; Keyboards; Drums
Life and career
Kabelo Motha was born in Mpumalanga, South Africa, and was raised in Pretoria. Motha began his career as a DJ in 2009, venturing in the genres: Afro-fused house and EDM. In 2016, he made his production credits by releasing his debut album, Avenue Sounds under the label, House Afrika Records. In November 2018, he gained attention by releasing songs, “Amabele Shaya” and “Umshove”, respectively, featuring guest vocals by the amapiano counterpart, Leehleza. Following both songs, he continued his collaboration with Leehleza as he released the song “Bamba La”, on 3 January 2019.
Scorpion Kings, Motha’s collaborative studio album with record producer DJ Maphorisa, was released on 5 July 2019, supported by the lead single, “Koko”. The album was certified diamond in South Africa, with over 100, 000 units sold. On 1 October 2019, they released their sophomore studio album, Piano Hub, which was supported by the single, “Nana Thula”, featuring guest vocals by Njelic. As for 18 October 2019, Motha released his second studio album, Pretty Girls Love Amapiano. In continuing his collaboration with DJ Maphorisa, they released their third studio album, The Return of Scorpion Kings, on 29 November 2019. On 4 April 2020 during the covid-19 national lockdown period, he released an EP titled Pretty Girls Love Amapiano 2.
Impact and achievements
Motha is often referred to as the “King of Amapiano”. He is considered as the best-selling music artist of amapiano, and also one of the pioneers of the genre. With his breakthrough in 2018, he played an instrumental role in popularizing the amapiano genre. On 3 December 2019, Spotify South Africa, named Motha as the most-streamed South African artist in the platform for 2019.