Master KG Biography: Real Name, Age, Early Life, Girlfriend, Career, Awards & Nominations, Jerusalema and Cars

Master KG Biography: Real Name, Age, Early Life, Girlfriend, Career, Awards & Nominations, Jerusalema and Cars

Master KG is a South African producer and musician who has done nothing but taken the music industry by storm. He is considered to be one of the best house music producers in the country. The musician, whose real name is Kgaogelo Moagi, was push into fame a few years ago and he has since managed to melt himself as a respected musician in the entertainment industry.

Master KG Age

Master KG was born on 31st January 1996. He is now 24 years old. The musician was born in Calais village (Tzaneen), Limpopo. The 24-year-old real name is Kgaogelo Moagi, and he is, without a doubt, one of the best house music musicians, as well as producers in South Africa.

Master KG Early Life

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He developed a passion for music when he started playing musical instruments in 2009 at the age of 13. From that, Master KG knew that’s what he wanted to do in his life, producing nothing but great hits.

At first his parents were not convinced by his passion and instead wanted him to focus more on his studies. However, Master KG could not let go and ended up having his parents convinced that was what he wanted to do.

“It is not easy to make it in this industry. I had to be strong and there were times when I wanted to give up. But my family and friends supported me and actually said my time would come. Hard work and perseverance eventually paid off.” he said.

Master KG Girlfriend


We love to see our celebrities all happily in love. In 2019, Master KG and Venda musician Makhadzi confirmed that they were dating.

The lovers apparently had been dating for over two years, but during that time, they were secure to keep their romance a secret. Speaking confidently about his love for Makhadzi, Master KG said,

“We waited for the right time to confirm the relationship because we knew that timing was everything. We have now learnt to have our careers while also juggling the relationship at the same time. But it’s not easy because music still comes first for all of us.”

There were rumors that Makhadzi was pregnant, a post that was exploded by his boyfriend, Master KG. However, it turned out not to be true as Makhadzi put the rumor to rest.

Master KG Career

Master KG was very passionate about music, so much, that he even faked illness so that he could stay in his bedroom to do what he loved. Even though it seemed naughty at that time, it turned out very helpful in his music career. In 2016 when Master KG was scooting up in the music industry, he already had a full store of beat making instruments and skills.

He was later signed by open mic productions where the management advised him to concentrate on his studies since he would be more in demand. Just before signing to open mic production owned by Molau Rammala, he had become famous by creating the popular Bolobedu dance. Later on in the spring of September 2018 open mic production helped him launch his debut album Skeleton Move.

Master KG Skeleton Move had a number of hit songs such as Waya Waya and black drum. This reputable Master KG as an industrial name across South Africa with a significant number of hit singles in the album. The album was very successful as various songs received some nominations and awards across the continent. The young producer and musician is surely destined to continue growing in the industry and producing more hits.

Since he started creating music at a very young age, Master KG had a number of songs already out at the time when he was releasing his debut album in 2018. For his first album, he selected ten songs among his there were many hits to feature on the album.

The album had various features with artists like Team Mosha, Zanda Zakuza Florah Ritshur, Bongo Beats Soul as well as Kulture. His hit song in the album Skeleton Move featuring Zanda Zakuza ended up bagging Master KG a number of awards and recognition throughout the region.

During one interview, Master KG pointed out that the instrumental to Skeleton Move had been developed in 2016 and it became a direct hit with the fans. For this reason, he was very confident that the song released in 2018 would also get the same reception.

One of Master KG’s songs in the album that had a lasting effect on the fans include skeleton move. In Master kg ft zanda, Master KG featured Zanda in the song and it became the most trending song in South Africa as well as other neighboring countries. The song even started showing early signs of sealing the song of the year way before the competition started. This was seen from the response that the song got when the official video was released.

Master KG Waya Waya was also another song on the album that received positive reviews from the fans. The best part of the song is at the beginning where it starts with a nice and attractive rhythm of kicks and gins with mild strings in the background.

In Waya Waya Master KG featured Team Mosha who backed up the powerful instrumental with vocals and hook that ushered Master KG to his chorus. Even though all Master KG songs from the album were all likeable and interesting, Waya Waya and Skeleton Move were the two that clearly stood out. After the official release of the album, it was obvious that Master KG is truly a talented musician and producer and this was obvious during all the award ceremonies that preceded the album.


Master KG Awards & Nominations

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Master KG’s debut album had him receive a number of awards and nominations both locally and internationally.

Here’s a list of what he’s won since he began making music.

2018 – Best Artist Group in the African Electro at the AFRIMA Awards (Won)
2018 – Best Dance Song at the Limpopo Music Awards (Nominated)
2018 – Best Music Video at the Limpopo Music Awards (Nominated)
2018 – Song of the Year at the Limpopo Music Awards (Nominated)
2018 – Song of the Year at the SABC Summer Song Awards (Nominated)
2018 – Artiste of the Year The Headies Award (Nominated)
2019 – Best Male Southern Africa at the sixth annual African Muzik Magazine Awards (Afrimma) in Texas (Won)

Master KG Jerusalema

With his short time in the music industry, Master KG has done nothing but only produce great hits. However, there’s this one hit that is still everyone’s favorite till today and across the borders as well. Master KG kept Mzansi on its feet with his 2019 hit Jerusalema featuring Nomcebo. The producer was in congratulatory mode when his hit single reached 14 million views on YouTube within 4 months.

The hit video was directed by the famous Kyle White and consists of gospel inspired lyrics, with the likable Master KG signature tune. The music video has gained mainland fans as well with African people appreciating the video in the comments section.

As if that was not enough his Jerusalema remix featuring  Noncebo and Burna Boy, has debuted at number six on the Billboard World Digital Sales Charts.

According to Phil Mphela, the song has also plotted at number 31 on the billboard hot dance. This hit has not had Mzansi dancing, but the whole world joined in and it’s fun to watch people having a good time.

Master KG Car

His hard work over the years has definitely paid off as one can see with the mean set of wheels that he awarded himself with. Master KG has been enjoying the fruits of his successful music labor recently, and he has not shied away from showing off his achievements.

The 24-year old took to his Instagram account to share the exciting news of his new whip purchase where he wrote, “Early birthday present to myself, I’m back at VW Group lol” . The young talent is specially focused on growing in the industry and producing great hits. His determination and hard work are proof that when one starts their career at an early age, they are certain to make it in life. He continues to be an inspiration to many young upcoming artists.

Master KG Net Worth 2020

Master KG is promising performer who has seen his life change incredibly well throughout the most recent couple of years. His break out was between  2017-2018. With his Skeleton Move single Master KG earned a large amount from streams, online downloads and so much more.

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He kept on staying key in the music business since the time of dropping his first project by continually dropping hits.

He charges in a huge number of dollars for shows and he gets booked quite easily. Starting at 2020  his net worth to be around 600 thousand dollars.


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