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An African Celebration

May 24, 2016

A‘friquency a bi-monthly international club event, launches onto the global arena this Friday 27 May 2016 in South Africa with the exclusive performance by Kenya’s award-winning afro pop super group Sauti Sol at Johannesburg’s trendiest venue, Carfax.

Music from the rest of the continent is rapidly gaining momentum becoming the fastest music genre in South Africa. Industry players have been observing and embracing this new afro-culture, as the music has been gaining greater exposure & relevance at major events, club promotions & television in South Africa

Heavy weight collaborations from across the Pan African music spectrum have driven the influence of this exhilarating new movement joining the dots between afrobeat and afrohouse, azonto and kwaito and more resulting in exciting collaborations such as Sauti Sol teaming up with Mi Casa.

Having had the fastest selling digital album in East Africa, Sauti Sol have won many awards internationally and have appeared live at many prestigious events; including:

  • USA Global Citizen Festival featuring international acts Pearl Jam & Chris Martin (Coldplay) (2015)
  • Milan Expo (2015)
  • USA #SautiSolRoad2BET American Tour (2015)
  • Kigali UP Festival (2015)
  • Kenya Koroga Festival (2015)
  • Dubai Industry Nite (2015)

NB> Be sure to also catch the legendary Oliver Mtukudzi and many more performing at the Newtown Park (outside The Bassline, Newtown) the very next day on Saturday 28 May 2016 – The Africa Day Celebrations are bigger than ever!