Sakhile Makhubu Hlatshwayo known as “Killer Kau” wasborn on the 5th of July 1998 in Soweto by Muyekeni Makhubu and the late Nomaswazi Zelda Hlatshwayo. Sakhile went to Entandweni Primary School, proceeded to Usindiso Higher Primary School, then went to Bhukulani Secondary School. He then proceeded to Lavela High School where he passed his matric very well. Sakhile had a talent for singing and dancing from his childhood and he became one of the best dancers. In the year 2017 his video went viral where he sang “Tholukuthi” and that is where Killer Kau rose to fame. He then continued to produce hit songs like “Lebanta”, “Kataliya'' and “Amaneighbor”.
“Amaneighbour” was also nominated last week as the best amapiano collaboration on SAAMAPIOANO Awards.He was once involved in a group known as Material Culture and became a Skhothane, for which he became part of a reality show which was broadcasted on Mzansi Wethu. On the 9th of August he was involved in a car accident on his way to perform in Rustenburg and unfortunately he did not make it. He will be missed for his singing, dance moves, humanity and loudness.He is survived by his father, grandmother, stepmother, three sisters, three brothers and niece and nephew. Your love, your voice and your smile are Forever imprinted in our minds So loved and so missed. Rest in peace “Gent”