Khutso Steven Kgatla (born 25 November 1992), better known by his stage name King Monada, is a South African singer, songwriter, and record producer. Monada comes from a family of five. He attended Sebone Primary School and Mafutasane High School. Monada, however, dropped out of school before completing grade 8 to pursue music. He rose to fame after the release of his 2016 single “Ska Bhora Moreki”. He is known for singing in the Khelobedu Pedi languages, which are local dialects of Northern Sotho.
He started doing music in 2006 with his uncle. Later 2008 he met Tsotsiman who taught him more about music. He met other friends whom he did music with artists such as Dj Letsatsi,Master Chuza,Skynet and other artists. Early in 2015 Molao signed Monada to his Open Mic Record Label. They released Rehlalani music video and 2016 they released Ska bhora moreki music video which was King Monada’s First National Hit. People loved the song that it was contested to be song of the year. Monada parted ways with Open Mic. He opened his own King Monada Music Record Label which he released his smash hit Malwedhe(Idibala) song which trended worldwide. The song made it to the top ten song of the year list and most people preferred it than any other song.
Monada is A happily married man with two wives. He has kids and does some charity work which makes him a philanthropist. He spend much of his time in studio. He worked with Kabza de Small Dj Maphorisa Sha-sha Tshego Heavy-K Gigi lamayne Dj Dino Double Trouble Muungu Africa Mack Eaze Dj Tira Blaq Diamond Leon Lee and a lot more
Monada’s 2018 single “Malwedhe” gained international recognition and won Song of the Year at the Limpopo Music Awards (LIMA), where he also won Best Male Artist awards
Finally the wait is over as award winning Bolobedu and Limpopo best male singer King Monada drops his long awaited 2020 studio album he called Ex Ya Drama