Kabza De Small

Kabza De Small

Kabza De Small is the stage name of South African DJ and producer Kabelo Motha, who is considered one of the pioneers of Amapiano, a jazzy subgenre of house music.

∙ He began his DJ career in 2009, initially combining EDM with Afrobeat-infused house before moving into the more down-tempo territory of Amapiano.
∙ His debut album, Avenue Sounds, was released in 2016.
∙ Kabza made his first splash outside the Pretoria club scene with “Amabele Shaya,” a collaboration with Amapiano artist Leehleza that became a South African hit in 2018.
∙ Scorpion Kings, his 2019 collaboration with DJ Maphorisa, was a major success in South Africa, selling more than 100,000 copies.
∙ His second solo album, Pretty Girls Love Amapiano, reached No. 2 on South Africa’s Apple Music Top 100 Dance Albums chart in 2020.
∙ In 2020, he took home trophies for Favorite DJ and Favorite Rising Star at the DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards, a major South African awards show.

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AFRICAN MUSIC ACT

Kabza De Small