Kabza De Small (born 27 November 1992), with the real name Kabelo Motha, is a South African Disk Jockey and record producer. The 29-year-old is best known and addressed by his stage name Kabza De Small.

 The award-winning artist is popular for his exceptional skills in the Amapiano music genre. He also popularized the music genre which perhaps earned him the title, “King of Amapiano”. 

Spotify South Africa named him “the most streamed South African artist (2019)” on the platform.

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Kabza De Small is off the market after paying lobola for his long-time girlfriend, Kamogelo Geloo Moropa.
Background Information
Name: Kabelo Petrus Motha
Stage Name: Kabza De Small
Born: 27 November 1992 (age 29)
Birth Place: Mpumalanga, South Africa
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: South African
Origin: Alexandra, South Africa
Children: N/A
Genre: Amapiano
Siblings: N/A
Girlfriend • Wife: Kamogelo Geloo Moropa
Occupation: DJ • Record Producer
Net Worth: $700,000

Early Life

Kabza De Small was born on 27 November 1992 in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The King of Amapiano is a native of Alexandra, South Africa. He was raised in Pretoria, South Africa.

He ventured into music back in 2009 and dropped his album under Afro-fused house and EDM. In 2016, he dropped another album under House Afrika Records.


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Kabza in a blue short-sleeved T-shirt and shorts, leaning against the pillar. Image: Instagram.

In 2009, his career as a Deejay kicked off at the time, he focused on the Afro-fused house and EDM music genres. In 2016, Kabza De Small started producing music and released his debut album titled ‘Avenue Sounds’.

He dropped the song under House Afrika Records, his former record label. In 2018, he walked into the spotlight upon dropping hit singles, ‘Amabele Shaya’ and ‘Umshove’. The song made waves in the South African music scene.

On the 3rs of January 2019, he dropped the song ‘Bamba La’ after collaborating with Leehleza.

His hit lead single, ‘Koko’ supported the album, and still in the same year, he dropped two (2) studio albums Piano Hub and Pretty Girls love.

Still, in 2019, he had another collaborative album titled ‘The Return of Scorpion Kings’. He collaborated with DJ Maphorisa, a renowned Deejay in South Africa’ to drop the album.

In June the next year, 2020, Kabza dropped another solo album titled ‘I Am The King Of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust’.

The album featured both local and international stars in the entertainment industry.

Artist featured include Wizkid, Burna Boy, DJ Maphorisa, Sha Sha, Focalistic, Daliwonga, Bontle Smith, and Samthing Soweto.


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The King of Amapiano, Kabza, has received several awards and recognitions. Image: Instagram.

His hard work has earned him recognition, Kabza De Small has taken home several awards. He received the Favorite DJ, Choice Awards, DSTV Mzansi Viewers in 2020. Kabza also boasts of the Favorite Rising Star, Dstv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards in 2020.

Personal Life

Amapiano superstar, Kabza De Small is married to Kamogelo Geloo Moropa. The couple has been together for a while and he has paid lobola for his long-time girlfriend.

He has paid lobola for his girlfriend and they are both keeping it private. Kamogelo wore two iziphandla on his wrist. They have been dating for a while. Although he rather not post the picture of his girlfriend, Kamo shared a picture of her in traditional attire and tagged him. 

Before they got married, they dated on and off. Kabza tried dating another person but it didn’t work out. He approached his girlfriend’s family and asks her out in marriage.

Net Worth

He has bagged many titles for doing exceptionally in music. He was named the most Streamed South African Artist of the year 2019 by Spotify. According to The Nation, Kabza De Small is estimated to have a net worth of $700,000.


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