By Tamlyn Canham
Master KG is celebrating a huge milestone in his career. His hit album, ‘Jerusalema’, has been streamed more than 300-million times on Spotify.
According to Album Tracks, ‘Jerusalema’ is the “second album of all-time by an African act to hit the milestone”.
— MASTER KG (@MasterKGsa) September 22, 2021
Master KG’s fans joined him in celebrating the huge achievement.
“This is proof that quality music matters a lot. Look what you have achieved with just one banger of a song. Congrats KG. Limpopo’s finest product!!!!” one Twitter user wrote.
Another tweep says ‘Jerusalema’ is the album of the year.
“Jerusalema too hot.”
Album of the year 😍😂💯🎉 Jerusalem too hot pic.twitter.com/bsWQR4z0v1
— GOD IS BLACK 🖤💟 (@OLA29636117) September 22, 2021
This song is the reason that I dance in the rain. pic.twitter.com/21uSt8vHc4
— ✊🦃ZamaZama🇿🇦✊ (@Vusijay2) September 22, 2021
International distribution deal
Master KG has become a household name all over the world thanks to ‘Jerusalema’. Scores of people all over the world have taken part in the song’s popular dance challenge.
He has bagged gigs in Spain, Sweden, Ireland, England, and France.
Master KG announced in August that he is officially the CEO of his own independent label, WanitwaMos Entertainment.
According to the City Press, he has secured an international distribution deal with Warner Music in Italy.
His independent label will reportedly focus on promoting his music in SA. Master KG hinted earlier this month that he is working on a new album.
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