Master KG is a South African musician and record producer, popularly known for his 2019 hit song, “Jerusalema” with Nomcebo Zikode and a remix which featured Burna boy.
“Jerusalema” sparked a sensation in the music scene surpassing 100 million views on YouTube, a feat very few African singers have ever achieved. However, it’s the first South African song to hit 100 million views on an online video sharing platform. Master KG’s album, “Skeleton Move, ” gained recognition on several platforms, including the AFRIMMA award for best artists/groups in the electro-African category.
We would see Master KG’s biography, date of birth, family, parents, relationship life, education, career, net worth, social media handles, and whatever else you might like to know about him.
Master KG Wiki
Full name: Kgaogelo Moagi
Stage name: Master KG
Date of birth: January 31, 1996
Age: 24 years
Nationality: South African
Education: Calais Secondary School, Maruleng Rural, Limpopo
Occupation: Singer, music producer, DJ
Labels: Open Mic Productions
Genre: Electro, Afropop
Net worth: $450,000
Kgaogelo Moagi was born on January 31, 1996, in Calais, Limpopo, South Africa, where he grew up. After completing his primary studies, he enrolled at the prestigious lycée de Calais, Maruleng Rural, Limpopo, for secondary education, graduating in 2015.
Master KG started music at a very young age. He began playing beats at the age of 13 on a computer purchased by his late uncle, which was very useful to his talent.
Master KG was previously in a relationship with the famous South African musician, Makhadzi, who is popular for her hit single “Matorokisi”. Although the breakup’s main reason is still unknown, Master KG has confirmed that they are no longer together on his Facebook wall.
Master KG was so passionate about music that even he had to pretend he was sick to stay in his room and do what he loved. He then teamed up with DJ Maebel, and together they started experimenting with music software and honing their craft.
This is the reason why, when he joined the South African music industry in 2016, he already had a whole load of instruments and was making waves in the art of beat making. The same year, he released his first song, “Situation”.
He also released his debut album “Skeleton Move” in 2018 after entering into a recording contract with Open Mic Productions. He has since collaborated with various artists, including Makhadzija and Zandu Zakuzu.
Master KG Songs
• Black Drum
• Waya Waya
• Wa Nlebala
• Skeleton Move
• Tshwarelela Pelo Yaka
• Ngifuna Wena
• Jesu Wa Makatsa
• Famba Na Wena
• Ntlo Ea Swa
Awards and Nomination
Master KG’s talent in music has earned him several awards and nominations which include;
• Best Artiste, Duo/Group In African Electro in the 2018 AFRIMMA (won)
• Best Song in the 2018 Limpopo Music Awards (nominated)
• Best Dance Song in the 2018 Limpopo Music Awards (won)
• Best Music Video in the 2018 Limpopo Music Awards (nominated)
• Song of the Year in the 2018 SABC Summer Song (won)
• Best Dance Song in the 2018 Limpopo Music Awards (nominated)
• Best Male Artist Southern Africa in the 2019 African Musik Magazine Awards (won)
As of 2020, Master KG’s net worth is estimated to be around $450,000.