Biography of Kabza De Small: Real Name, Age, Music Career and Education, Musical milestone, Awards, And Net Worth in Music.

Biography of Kabza De Small,

It has become a source of refuge for many, music is a language spoken universally. It has become a source of living doing what they are passionate about. Kabza De Small is a perfect example of a person who is making a living out of something he loves. The fresh new type, Amapiano, which is a South African Afro House Dance Floor Music type sounds that he brought into being, branded him into the person he is today.

Real Name

His real name is Kabelo Motha. But popularly known by his stage name Kabza De Small. Is a South African DJ and record producer. Kabza De Small is a man in his own words, he is a DJ and has released songs that continue to bring joy into the hearts of South Africans and many others across the borders.

His love for music and the joy he receives from the entertainment industry fuelled him to strive and become the man we know and see today.


Kabza De Small was born on 22 November 1992, in Mphumalanga, South Africa. He is 27 years as of 2020. Kabza De Small grew up in Pretoria. He likes to keep his personal life private.

Musical career and Education

Nothing much is known about Kabzaa De Small’s education. He attended his high school in Pretoria where he had spent greatest of his life growing up. Kabza was an average student because he focused extra on his music. After a while he decided to put more effort and focus on building his talent.

In 2009 Kabza De Small’s career officially kicked off. He kept on forceful and trailed his vision to have his skills in being a DJ polished. Kabza didn’t have a lot of resources to keep developing his career by then. When Kabza started his career he was into so many types that ranged from Afro-fused house to EDMs.

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During the process he continued to improve his knowledge, Kabza became a well-known brand. Over the years, Kabelo has had the honour of working with big names in the South African entertainment industry. Kabza has worked with Gaba Canal, MRF Souls, Josiah, Afrosoul Sax Tribe Franco, Kopzz Avenue.

It was only in 2016, that he released his first album, Avenue Sounds. The album was an instant hit and got the approval of fans. Kabza said he loved and appreciated the support that he got from his fans due to the work. This also made his hit ‘Uber Everywhere’ to become one of his highest songs to be released.

He did it yet again by releasing other great tracks on 2018. Kabza gained major attention for releasing “Amabele Shaya” and “Umshove” featuring vocals from his Amapiano complement Leehleza.

He was also had some collaborations with DJ Maphorisa which birthed the Scorpion Kings. The duet had an incredible 2019, instigating destruction on the streets of Mzansi with their hit songs and killer EPs. It is no secret that the type Amapiano has been taking over the airwaves and party-goers in Mzansi cannot seem to get enough of them.

A few days to new-year later the same year, he was released in collaboration with Leehleza. It was predictable that the two were music masterminds and the song was an instant hit.

Musical Milestones

Kabza De Small was into so many types reaching from Afro-fused house to EDM. After a while he released his first album ‘Avenue sounds’ which gave growth to the hit single “Ubern Everywhere”.

The house was released under the House Africa Records. Kabza De Small also gained major attention for releasing other hit singles title “Amabele Shaya” and “Umshove” featuring vocals from his amapiano colleague Leehleza. Kabza also made collaborative efforts with his new found collaboration partner DJ Maphorisa which gave birth to projects like Scorpion kings, which was qualified Diamond by RISA (The South African rating board).

He is considered the best selling Amapiano artist and they have also gone on to release other albums together. Though he started his music career at a young age, he has over time gone ahead to develop on his ability. Kabza is also one of the most streamed artistes on online music platforms.


kabza de small awards

Kabza’s work has also received the recognition that he deserves. The recent award was from the DSTV Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards. He was awarded for the favourite Rising Star and favourite DJ.

Net Worth in Music

It seems like the collaborations that he’s made with other great artists has really paid off. Typically Kabza cashes in on cheques from live performances and sales of his albums. Later on last year, he showed that loyalty amongst ‘ride or dies’ is the most rewarding thing ever.

The artist surprised his friend that he started out with the industry with a brand new car. Loyalty is the number thing we all need with our friends.

Kabza De Small Songs

  • Ilog Drum (feat. Daliwonga)

  • Why Ngikufela (feat. ShaSha, Madumane)

  • Buyile (feat. Madumane, Daliwonga, Nia Pearl)


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