Kamo Mphela is a 24-year-old South African singer and dancer who dropped the hit single “Dalie” ft Baby S.O.N in 2023.
The song “Dalie” went viral on TikTok as many content creators incorporated the song into their dance videos.
As of the time of writing Mphela’s song Dalie has been streamed over 12.3 million times on Spotify. Aside from Dalie, Mphela is known for her other songs such as Love & Loyalty (Believe) and Nkulunkulu.
It might interest you to know that, sometime in the past, Mphela had considered pursuing acting as a career.
After a few trials on several shows like Isibaya, it dawned on her that acting wouldn’t work, thereby deciding to stick to her dancing and singing career.
|24 years old
|November 29, 1999
|Singer and Dancer
|Father: Onitiaf Mphela
|5 feet 4 inches tall
Early Life & Background
Kamo Mphela’a real name is Kamogelo Matona. She was born and brought up in Mndeni, Soweto, South Africa on November 29, 1999.
Her father is former YFM DJ, Onitiaf also known as Onitiaf Mphela. For the time being, information about Mphela’s mother has not been shared with the public.
However, some online publication reports that her relationship with her mother wasn’t really a good one. In terms of her educational background, Kamo studied Media at Boston Media House.
Kamo Mphela fell in love with dancing when she was young, often performing at events with her dad. She started posting dance videos on Instagram, and people loved it.
She tried acting but realized dancing was her true passion, earning her the title “Queen of Amapiano.”
In 2019, she signed with Major League Music and released her EP “Twentee.” Kamo is known for songs like “Suka Emabozen” and “Menemene.”
She collaborated with Busiswa on “Sbwl” and featured in MFR Soulz’s hit “Amanikiniki.” She’s versatile, dancing and singing in Amapiano tracks like “Sukendleleni.”
Her recent song “Dalie” became a big hit, reaching the top charts in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
It got millions of streams, went Gold, and then Platinum in South Africa. Kamo Mphela continues to shine in Amapiano and other South African music styles.
- Twentee (2019)
Also, here is a list a list of some of K. Mphela’s songs as seen on Spotify:
- Dalie ft Baby S.O.N
- Love & Loyalty (Believe)
- iPiano ft Felo Le Tee
- Percy Tau ft Nobantu Vilakazi and 9umba
Kamo Mphela’s Personal Life
In the past, there were rumors about Kamo Mphela being in a relationship with South African rapper and singer Focalistic. The speculation arose from a video call screenshot they shared on social media.
However, both artists clarified that there was no romantic involvement and explained that they share a close brother-sister relationship. So, despite the rumors, Kamo Mphela and Focalistic are just good friends.