This Artist From South Africa Is Arguably Bigger Than WizKid, Davido… (Master KG)
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This Artist From South Africa Is Arguably Bigger Than WizKid, Davido…
No caps, Master KG is bigger than WizKid, Davido and Olamide combine
A swift comparison between Nigerian musical exports and South African singer.
Saying that you don’t know Master KG is quite sad!
Who is Master KG?
Master KG, is a South African vocalist and album maker. He was born and breed in Tzaneen, his first office album named “Skeleton Move” got applaud encompassing honour of the AFRIMA for Best Artist and Group in African Electro classification. In addition, Master KG introduced the popular dance titled “Bolobedu”.
His popular single “Jerusalem” caused a sensation and is still in use today. Here are some things you should know about Master KG, a 26-year-old South African musician who is currently one of the country’s greatest acts:
Base on checks, Master has 2.38 million YouTube subscribers, 2.1 million Instagram followers, and up to 3.6 million Facebook fans.
In ten years, he has amassed over 700 million YouTube views.
He performs, produces records, and is a musician.
He has 2 studio Albums. His second studio album Jerusalema was released in 2020. It contained the international successful single “Jerusalema”!
The single was certified diamond by FRA and topped Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart.
His hit “Jerusalema” alone was making upto $26K monthly when it was released and it’s still generating cash till date. The song has upto 509 Million views on YouTube.
He has featured artists such as ; Burna Boy, Makhadzi , Nomcebo, etc.
He is a singer, songwriter & record producer.
He has won numerous national and international awards including the awards for ; “Best Artiste” at the 2018 AFRIMMA awards, “song of the year” at the 2018 SABC Awards, “Best African Act” at the 2020 MTV Europe awards , “African artist of the year” at the 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music awards etc!
He started experimenting with music beats at the age of 13 using a computer that his late uncle had bought him.
Some South Africans believe that he is bigger than Wizkid Davido and Burna Boy.