Groove Cartel Presents Kabza De Small - Kabelo Motha, he has been affectionately been referred to as the King of the Amapiano genre.
In 2016, he made his production credits by releasing his debut album, Avenue Sounds under the label, House Afrika Records.
In November 2018, he gained attention by releasing songs, "Amabele Shaya" and "Umshove", respectively, featuring guest vocals by the Amapiano counterpart, Leehleza. Following both songs, he continued his collaboration with Leehleza as he released the song "Bamba La", on 3 January 2019.
Scorpion Kings, Motha's collaborative studio album with record producer DJ Maphorisa, was released on 5 July 2019, supported by the lead single, "Koko". The album was certified diamond in South Africa, with over 100, 000 units sold.
On 1 October 2019, they released their sophomore studio album, Piano Hub, which was supported by the single, "Nana Thula", featuring guest vocals by Njelic. On 18 October 2019, Motha released his second studio album, Pretty Girls Love Amapiano.
In continuing his collaboration with DJ Maphorisa, they released their third studio album, The Return of Scorpion Kings, on 29 November 2019.
On 4 April 2020 during the COVID-19 national lockdown period, he released an EP titled Pretty Girls Love Amapiano 2.
On 26 June 2020, he released his next solo studio album, I Am The King Of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust.
The album featured both South African & international acts such as Burna Boy, Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest, Dali Wonga, DJ Maphorisa, Samthing Soweto, Sha Sha, Mlindo, Bontle Smith.
In October 2020, he was featured on Oscar Mbo’s single titled Genesis on the album, For The Groovists.