May 23, 2024
Kabza De Small Biography ,Net Worth And Music Career
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The popular South African artist, Kabza De Small originally known as Kabelo Petrus Motha, born on the 27th of November, 1992. He is a South African DJ and record producer. He was born in Mpumalanga and raised in Pretoria. He popularly goes by the king of amapiano genre. He is ranking as one of the best-selling music artists of amapiano, and also one of the pioneers of the genre. Considering his breakthrough in 2018 playing 8an instrumental role popularizing the amapiano.He has collaborated successfully with the record producer DJ Maphorisa.

His Music specialty is The Local house music genre called Amapiano (A South African Afro House Dance Floor Music Genre). Kabza De Small Hails from Mpumalanga, but he grew up and spent most of his time in Pretoria.

Kabza’s journey as a DJ in the south african entertainment industry started in 2009. Though he didn’t have enough resources by then, But he knew what he wanted with his career. Therefore he kept on pushing with what he had just to further improve on his skills. Kabza De Small had the honour to have collaborated with celebrity in the persons of MRF Souls, Gaba Canal, Afrosoul Sax, Josiah, Kopzz Avenue, Tribe Franko, and many others. Kabza released his first album titled Avenue Sounds in 2016. Avenue Sounds later became hit album. He received various supports and accolades from south africans on the release of his first album and from there, he began the birth of a new brand of the Amapiano music.

Kabza’s songs in his album became hits in 2017. He released an album by the name Avenue sounds whose songs were Amabele Shaya and Umshove in 2018. These songs also saw him hold thunderous performance at Rubza’s Place in Alexandra which made him gather fans across all corners of south Africa and the bordering regions.

Kabza is so social, cooperative, consistent and has consequently worked with other renowned DJs to bring out the best in the Field and music industry. He further worked so hard on his project well known as Scorpion Kings. This project was released back in 2019 and was a collabo between him and DJ Maphorisa. Other notable personalities the Kabza had collaborated with to produce projects in 2019 were Leehleza, Spumante and Chamber.

In the year 2009, he began his music career as a DJ, featuring in the Afro-fused house and EDM. Then in 2016, he got his production credits at the release of his debut album, Avenue Sounds under the label, House Afrika Records. In November 2018, he rebuilt his fan base by releasing the songs, “Amabele Shaya” and “Umshove”, featuring guest vocals by the amapiano counterpart, Leehleza. He continued his collaboration with Leehleza as he releases “Bamba La”, on 3 January 2019.

Kabza De Small Biography ,Net Worth And Music Career


Despite the fact that he is popular in the music industry and successful in his music career, Little is known about his love life with Kamogelo Geloo Moropa his wife, which he choose to keep private. Although these lovebirdw has never explained to their great fans why they don’t share so much about their relationship life, Kabza maintained that bloggers and online peeps on social media are always curious, hunting and ready to ruin famous people’s relationships with unconfirmed rumours.

Contrary to a popular belief, Kabza is a married man, reported that the Amapiano star paid his wife Kamogelo Geloo Moropa in 2021. The couple chose to keep the lobola negotiations private, but that didn’t stop Kabza from publicly declaring his love for Kamo. According reports, Kabza’s friend told them that the DJ wore Iziphandla (traditional wristband) to indicate that he was taken. Kamogelo Geloo Moropa Kabza De Small’s wife, is more than just a pretty face. Kamo is an intelligent woman with a psychology degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA). There isn’t much known about Kamo because she and Kabza chose to keep their relationship hidden from prying eyes on social media. In 2022, News report gave it that the two lovebirds are so private that they don’t even wear wedding rings after getting traditionally married.Read more

Kabza De Small Biography ,Net Worth And Music Career


On 31st of January 2020, Scorpion Kings (Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa) announced Scorpion King Live, which was set to be 11 April, at Sun Arena, Times Square in Pretoria.The concert was later postponed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, and was rescheduled to be held on the 9th of August.

His studio album I Am the King of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust, was released on 26 June 2020, certified double platinum in South Africa.

In December 2020, Has it that Kabza got listed the most streamed South African artist by Spotify,announced collaborative studio album Rumble in the Jungle, and released lead single “Funu”, featuring Afro-pop singer Tresor in February 2021.

Motha was ranked at number 18 on Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30 list in June 2021.

In July 2021, he was featured on Rolling Stone magazine for his musical career.

On 27 September, Kabza and DJ Maphorisa released “Abalele” featuring South African singer Ami Faku.The song rated on tonumber 4 on the Spotify charts and number 1 on the official South African Music Charts respectively

Within the month of January 2022, he announced his album KOA II Part 1, on his Instagram account, to be released on 16 June 2022.

EP Ziwangale was released on the 22nd of April 2022. Lead single “Ziwa Ngale” featuring DJ Tira, DJ Exit SA, Beast, Mshunqisi, Young Stunna, and Felo Le Tee, swirled successful on iTune SA music charts.

The other three songs, “Ebusuku” featuring Nkosazana Daughter, “Kabza” featuring Murumba Pitch, and “Mak’shoni” Langa” featuring DJ Maphorisa, Murumba Pitch, and Da Muziqal Chef, skyrocketing to number 7, number 12 and number 26 respectively, on iTunes music chart.

On the 31st of May, Kabza released 6 singles; “Khusela” featuring Msaki, “Bathini” featuring Young Stunna and Artwork Sounds, and “Isoka” featuring Nkosazana Daughter and Murumba Pitch, as part 1 of his album.

KOA II Part 1 (pronounced King of Amapiano 2 Part 1) was released on 16 June 2022 and ranked 11 on iTunes top 100 chart, “Khusela” apexed number 1 on Apple Music charts.

In June 2022, Motha announced a 3 leg tour that ran from 24 to 26 June.

In early October 2022, says he announced he was working on his EP via Twitter, and released a lead single “K’shubile” with Kwesta featuring Masterpiece YVK. In November, he worked with Afrika Memani on the Road To Private EP, which was released on the 4th of November.

Scorpion Kings announced Summer Tour which includes 9 dates, it ran from 11 December at Cape Town until 25 February 2023, Gauteng.

In May 2023, he collaborated with DJ Maphorisa to release a 25 track mixtape titled The Konka Mixtape (Sweet & Dust) Album.

In early July 2023, Kabza was reported as a producer of Drake’s It’s All a Blur Tour.

Kabza De Small Biography ,Net Worth And Music Career


  1. He owns a multiple collection of caps.
  2. His name was added in the list of Fobes under 30 in 2021.
  3. Always on hoodie and pyjamas, nice shorts.
  4. Smokes cigar.
  5. Owns a blue and a black luxury cars.
  6. Has about 1.8 million followers and still counting.
  7. He manges his YouTube channel with the name King of Amapiano.


Has over 280k followers and subscribers on YouTube.

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