Kgaogelo Moagi, known professionally as Master KG, is a South African musician and record producer. Born and raised in Tzaneen 31 January 1996 (age 26 years),
Master KG grew up in Calais Village in Limpopo. He started experimenting with music beats at the age of thirteen using a computer that his late uncle had bought him.
his debut studio album Skeleton Move achieved acclaim including an AFRIMA Award for Best Artist/Group in the African Electro category. He is also known as the pioneer of “Bolobedu” dance.
His second studio album Jerusalema (2020) was released, containing international successful single: “Jerusalema“, featuring Nomcebo Zikode and Burna Boy, was certified diamond by FRA and topped Billboard‘s World Digital Song Sales chart.
Master KG is in a relationship with musician Makhadzi.
Master KG’s music career started when he got in touch with DJ Maebela and they began experimenting with music software specifically FL Studio. In 2016, after much practice, he released his first single “Situation”.
2017–2020: Skeleton Move (2018)
After getting signed to his current record label, Open Mic Productions, he released his chart-topping single “Skeleton Move” featuring Zanda Zakuza.
On 21 September 2018, his debut album Skeleton Move was released. The album features artists including Zanda Zakuza , Makhadzi, Team Mosha and many others. He sings in his local language Khelobedu, a language spoken by Lobedu People.
Master KG has performed in a number of other countries including Zambia. In December 2018, his song “Skeleton Move” was apparently voted Thobela FM‘s song of the year and sparked controversy as King Monada‘s fans felt “Malwedhe” (which is King Monada’s song) deserved the award.
In December 2019, Master KG released the song “Jerusalema“, featuring Nomcebo Zikode. In mid-2020, it went viral online, charting internationally and spawning a remix with Burna Boy The video of “Jerusalema” was taken down on YouTube on the late hours of 5 August 2020, but was restored on the following day.
The song earned him the MTV Europe Music Awards, NJR Music Awards in France, Feather Awards, and African Muzik Magazine Awards. He signed a record deal with Elektra France. At 2020 edition of African Muzik Magazine Awards he took-home three awards Best Male Southern Africa, Best Collaboration, Song of the Year and Artist of the Year Award.
On 26 May 2021, he released a single titled “Shine Your Light” with David Guetta featuring Akon.
In September 2021, he embarked to Jerusalem Live Concert Tour to United Kingdom in support of his album, toured with Zanda Zakuza. Around early 2022 he re-united the relationship between him and Makhadzi and crowned it up with Kulakwe as they celebrated the Valentine day together.
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