Killer Kau

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Killer Kau

Killer Kau

Who is Killer Kau?

Killer Kau was a South African rapper, artist, musician, YouTuber, and social media celebrity. Killer Kau was well-known throughout the country for his lovely voice and upbeat melodies.

He released songs in a relatively short period. Most of his songs had millions and millions of views.

Aside from it, he released two albums, Game Changer and After School. He was working on his next album, Amaneighbour.

Early life and Childhood

Killer Kau was born in Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa on July 6, 1998. Every year on July 6, he celebrated his birthday with his family.

Sakhile Hlatshwayo is his full name. Let me tell you that he was just 23 years old when he died.

Hlatshwayo hasn’t shared anything about his father or mother on social media.

He posted a photo of his mother on his social media account, indicating that he was close to his mother. He stated:

My beloved mommy, I miss you terribly…

Today is indeed a day full of pleasant and sad memories, happy birthday mum in paradise.”

His mother passed away many years ago. He has a sister named Moonie Rsa, who is also a prominent singer and artist.

He, on the other hand, is a Christian who is of mixed ethnicity.

The Accident and Death of Killer Kau

According to accounts, Kau was killed in an accident late at night in August.

He was on his way to Rustenburg with her fellow singer and rapper, Mpura.

Killer Kau
Killer Kau and Mpura died in a car accident. Source: zatunes

Because of the horrific vehicle accident, both rappers perished on the spot.

The date and location of their deaths are not known because some media sites indicate August 08, 2021, while others say the catastrophe occurred on August 09, 2021.

Education Details

Killer Kau attended a local Soweto school.

Later, he enrolled at Lavela Secondary School in Zola and finished his secondary education.

Nothing, he claimed, could come between his education and his goal.

More Facts about Killer Kau

Full Real Name Sakhile Hlatshwayo.
Famous Name Killer Kau.
Date of Birth 06 July 1998.
Date of Death August 2021.
Age (at the time of death) 23 years old.
Place of Birth Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa.
Place of Death South Africa.
Cause of Death Car Accident.
Profession Musical artist, singer, YouTuber, and social media star.
Net worth USD 3-4 Million (approx.).
Nationality African.
Religion Christianity.
Ethnicity Mixed.
Zodiac Sign Cancer.
Education Secondary education.
School/College Level Secondary School.
Contact Info Gmail: [email protected]
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 5′ 7″.
In Meters: 1.70 m.
In Centimetres: 170 cm.
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 59-64 kg.
In Pounds: 130-141 lbs.
Hair Color Black.
Hair Length Short.
Eye Color Dark Brown.

Professional Career

Kau, also known as Music Career Killer, is a popular musician, artist, and rapper.

He rose to prominence in the nation after posting his song on his Twitter timeline.

DJ Euphonik was drawn to his lovely voice and wanted to allow him to perform.

Albums and Songs

He published his debut song, ‘Tholukuthi Hey,’ in 2017, which quickly went popular in the country.


He mostly released dance and electronic tracks that inspired listeners to dance.

His songs include Kokota, Injalo Lento, Taxify, and others. Let me inform you that he recently released his new song, ‘Amaneighbour,’ with legendary vocalist Mr. JazziQ.

In addition, he has released two albums, After School and Game Changer.

Both of his albums have been certified gold and have received millions of views.

His music is available on JioSaavn, Hungama, YouTube, Tidal, iTunes Store, Sound Cloud, Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Boomplay, and a variety of other platforms.

Hlatshwayo, Sakhile Videos on YouTube

Killer launched his YouTube channel on May 5, 2020, and as of August 2021, he had 41.3k followers and 5.3 million views.

Only 9 videos have been published on his channel, and they all include Kau’s official and unauthorized songs.

His debut video, titled ‘KILLER KAU – NTOMBAZANE LIVE,’ was uploaded on May 5, 2020. As of the time of writing, it had 21.5k views.

Aside from that, his video titled ‘Killer Kau & Mr. JazziQ – Amaneighbour [Feat. Reece Madlisa, Thackzin Dj & Zuma] (Official Audio),’ released on his channel on February 5, 2021, has had 1.2 million views as of August 20, 2021.

He has solely published music videos to his channel and has not shared any personal vlogs.

Net Worth and Salary

Sakhile made a nice living from his singing profession. Each song would net him roughly USD 20-30k.

He also receives compensation from YouTube and his other social media channels.

Killer Kau’s net worth is estimated to be between USD 3-4 million.

Relationship Status

Killer Kau was a popular young vocalist. He was a quiet individual who didn’t reveal much about his personal life to her followers.

On the other hand, on his birthday, he uploaded two lovely photographs of a female.

He has not divulged the identity of the girl. According to the photographs, they had a spiritual relationship.

The two were probably in a relationship.

Besides a photograph with a girl’s covered face, Kau hasn’t posted anything else on social media.

Body Measurement

Killer Kau’s height is 5 feet and 7 inches. He weights roughly 59-64 kg.

Social Media

He is active on Instagram as @killerkau_rsa.

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  • Killer Kau was a famous rapper, artist, musician, YouTuber, and social media star from South Africa.
  • He was popular in the country for his beautiful voice and energetic songs.
  • He passed away in August 2021 in a fatal car accident.
  • Kau was met in an accident late at the night in August.
  • He was traveling to Rustenburg along with her fellow musician and rapper named Mpura.
  • He became popular in the country after uploading his song on his Twitter timeline.
  • Only 9 videos are uploaded on his channel and all contain official and unofficial songs of Kau.