Killer Kau Biography – Killer Kau Wiki
Killer Kau (real name Sakhile Hlatshwayo) was a South African musician, dancer, and record producer. The 22-year-old musician burst into the spotlight in 2017 after a video of him singing over a house beat went viral on Twitter. The video caught the attention of DJ Euphonik who quickly took him to the studio to record “Tholukhuti Hey” which became Killer’s first hit song.
In 2018, he took a break from the music scene to focus on his matric studies. In 2019, he earned his second hit “Kokota Piano” alongside Kaygee and Bizizi. He later co-foundered Soweto Music and Entertaining Academy and through this platform, he released ‘After School’ a 5-track EP featuring Amapiano and Gqom smash hits.
In June 2020, he released a 5 track collaboration EP with dance enthusiast Retha titled ‘Tom and Jerry’, with hit single Uyababa featuring DJ Stylagang as the main attraction to their colorful joint venture. He followed up with another EP called ‘Game Changer’ in July, which dropped on his birthday as a gift from the label. The 6-track adventure features new Amapiano heavyweights like Focalistic, Kammu Dee, Mark Khoza and fellow SMEA artists G-Snap and Dj Stylagang.
Kau had three albums, After School, Game Changer, and Tom & Jerry. Some of his songs include Tholukuti Hey, Kathaliya, Lebanta, Aba Gwi, Champagne, Sandton, Ebondeni, Koba, Corona, Smea, Asdume, Banda Mpo, Kude, Heineken, and Joy.
Killer Kau Age
Sakhile Hlatshwayo was born on 5 July 1998, in Soweto, South Africa. He died on 9 August 2021. He was 23.
Killer Kau Death
Music sensation Killer Kau died in a car accident, on his way to a performance in Rustenburg, alongside amapiano artist Mpura. Specific details about the deaths remain unclear at this stage.
Rapper Riky Rick paid tribute to Mpura in an Instagram post. He wrote: “Rest In Peace our Mpura. You were the happiest person in every room, your spirit was what we needed in our lives, selfless, humble and loving. Love you so much my brother. Thank you for everything you did while you were still here. Gonna miss you so much bro. Im sorry your journey had to end like this. Condolences to the family and the friends, we loved you so much bro. Lala Kahle.”
Killer Kau Girlfriend
Killer Kau’s girlfriend, Olwethu Mkhwanazi, paid tribute to the late star in an Instagram post. Olwethu wrote: “TO MY SAKHII. There’s literally no greater pain, my heart has been ripped out of my chest. It didn’t have to be this soon kodwa Sakhii. I literally don’t have the words right now but I love you my ACE! Song: “I Miss you” by Aaliyah.”
Killer Kau Instagram
Killer Kau’s Instagram handle is @killerkau_rsa.