Kabza De Small biography, age, profile, background & real name

Kabza De Small (born Kabelo Petrus Motha; 27th November 1992 in Mpumalanga) is a South African Disk Jockey and record producer.

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.


Kabza De Small biography
Popular Deejay Kabelo Motha holding a performance. Image: Instagram.
NameKabelo Petrus Motha
Other namesKabza De Small
Age28 years old
Date of birth27th November 1992
Place of birthMpumalanga, South Africa
BirthdayNovember 27th
Record labelNew Money Gang, Piano Hub Records
ProfessionDJ, Record Producer
InstrumentPiano, Keyboards, Drums


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

His date of birth is on the 27th of November 1992 and the place of birth is in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Kabza De Small is 28 years old. His birthday celebration comes every year on November 27th.


The Disk Jockey and record producer, Kabelo Motha, hails from Alexandra but he was born in Mpumalanga and grew up in Pretoria, South Africa.


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, Focalistis, Daliwonga, Bontle Smith, and Samthing Soweto.


Kabza De Small award
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.

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