Tumi Molekane, former lead of Tumi and The Volume, is set to perform at the world famous Apollo Theatre in New York.
Molekane has just wrapped up a 3 week Europe tour with French Hip Hop collective Chinese Man and New York is the next destination on his list.
He was invited by The World Music Institute to perform on the Africa Now! Main stage event and is set to showcase work from his 3rd solo album, titled Return Of The King. He will perform alongside South African acts, The Soil & Simphiwe Dana.
“To be performing at The Apollo Theater as my first show in America is crazy. This has been the cultural hub of the black diaspora for decades. I am honored and excited.” Says Tumi
The performance will be his first in the USA.
Molekane will perform at The Apollo Theater in New York City on Saturday, 11th October 2014.
Another South African rapper who has been enjoying some great success in abroad is Reason who took the Netherlands by storm a few weeks back. It's always inspiring to see local acts doing great work in and outside of the country.