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Born Kabelo B. Matiwaza on the 2nd of December 1991 in Bulawayo, Kabelo started recording professionally under the pseudonym Kbrizzy in 2009. After High School, and several amateur projects, he went on to study Music and Advertising at the University of Namibia in Windhoek Namibia.

Projects & Collaborations

Professionally active in the Namibian Music industry since 2014, Kbrizzy has worked with notable Namibian acts like KK, Desmond, Gazza, The Dogg, (King Tee Dee) and many more, with award nominations for “best rap” and “best group” at the 2017 Namibian Music Awards from his Joint Album with rapper “Ray” titled “The 48 Genius Summers”. The album was released in November 2016 and contained the famed single “Hammertime” which was hailed as one of the biggest songs in Namibia in 2016.

He has shared stages alongside international acts such as AKA, Cassper Nyovest, K.O, and Kid X amongst others, under the record label Bermuda Music. His latest offering, “The Cashmere Summer” released 28 April 2018 in Bulawayo, exclusively on the platform kobulawayo.co.zw earned him two “Best Newcomer” nominations at the Bulawayo Arts Awards and the Zim Hip Hop Awards. He has worked with notable Zimbabwean artists Asaph, Cal_Vin, Mc Chita and many others. His signature style is a clever fusion of high energy melodies, and an English/Ndebele rap delivery.

The 48 Genius Summers Collaboration Album
The Cashmere Summer Extended Play

Below are some of his best 10 lyrical quotes :-

01. “When you call yourself the best, you’re calling me a Liar” -Kbrizzy – Ricochete Machete
02. “All of my heroes are self-made.” – Dopebwoi & Potent – P3RKS ft Chad Da Don, Kbrizzy
03. “The music we made, gave the game direction like corner la, corner la!” – Ray & Kbrizzy – Fancy
04. “Praised for the wrong reasons, then paid for the a season, so hey, who am I to complain?” Kbrizzy – Memoirs of a Come Up
05. “Vele bathi into emnandi, idlelwa eKitchen” – Rockie Doub ft Kbrizzy – Sono Sami
06. “Shout out to God for making me dangerous, Big Man, well played.” – Dopebwoi & Potent – P3RKS ft Chad Da Don, Kbrizzy
07. “She call me Papa… I’m so Bushiri my guy” PD the Ghost – My Guy ft Kbrizzy
08. “My deeper rep, is like cigarettes, ntwana ikwenza wehlise amaphaphu” Silolamkhonto – Manga Manga ft Kbrizzy
09. “Shamalama lama ding dong”- Kbrizzy – Shamalama
10. “Free Sbu! Free Shane!” – Kbrizzy – Diablo

Award Nominations
Best Hip Hop Act, Namibia Music Awards (2017)
Best Group, Namibia Music Awards (2017)
Best Newcomer, Bulawayo Arts Awards (2018)
Best Newcomer, Zim Hip Hop Awards (2018)

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