Kabelo Motsamai (born 15 June 1989) popularly known by his stage name as Prince Kaybee, is a South African DJ and musician best known for his songs “Friend Zone”, “Wajellwa,” and “Yonkinto.”
He is an award-winning South African Disk Jockey and musician. Popular for dropping several hit songs, he has managed to make a name for himself in the industry.
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Early Life and Career
He was born on the 15th of June 1989 in Senekal near Welkom in the Free State, South Africa.
He is the son of Mr Motsamai and he has 35 siblings. Mr Motsamai had 36 children and he was the youngest child and also the only child from his mother.
Prince Kaybee, is the youngest of the thirty-six children his father had and the only child of his mother. The family of his late father was a large one that the Deejay admitted not knowing them all (siblings) by name. He is not to blame, the family politics played the upper hand hindering his abilities to know them. After the death of his father, they were all called on the podium at the same time during his late old man’s funeral. While growing up, Kabelo was a naughty kid full of energy but rebellious.
Kabelo has entertained music lovers with his style of music. His songs Yonkinto, Charlotte, Friend Zone, and Wajellwa made waves in the music scene. He is one of the South African favorite artists who never fails to give music lovers good music to update their library. After releasing club controller, the song became a hit that was played on the repeat and aired on several radio stations. No doubt. he has achieved so much in the industry because he is determined and hardworking.
To adjust to the new reality that was unveiling, Prince Kaybee moved in with a friend but things got tougher. Ending up in the streets of Bloemfontein, and had little access to food and no shelter. To survive the situation, he had the option to man up, and he chose to. He started to search for any vacancy he could fill. Luck shined on the Disk Jockey and he became employed at a Nigerian-owned club. His job as a Disk Jockey in the club provided him with enough money to buy food and settle other bills including rent. After spending some time in the club, Kabelo then came to know a girl. He received an invitation from her that they live together. Eventually, he was able to gather and raise enough cash to get himself a laptop. He used it to practice Deejaying and producing. He entered into a Disk Jockey competition on SABC1. Kabelo’s booking agent introduced him to the church in 2013.
Wife / Girlfriend
Prince Kaybee is dating Zola Mhlongo, a radio presenter. The couple has been in love for almost a year now since 2020. The couple took to YouTube in a series of Defining Love to share how they began their romantic affair. On 5 May 2021, he made headlines for cheating on his girlfriend Zola Mhlongo. He stated to admit to the claims after a woman shared screenshots of the conversation he had with her. The conversation made waves on Twitter the night before.
Prince Kaybee’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $800, 000 – $20 million (net worth estimated in 2021).