On Sunday 25th April, ‘Jerusalema’ hitmaker Grasp KG, and the soul-stirring Ndlovu Youth Choir, shall be performing reside on Robben Island for Africa Rising and the Dwell Love non-profit, together with worldwide persona Maps Maponyane as Grasp of Ceremonies. The efficiency shall be LIVE streamed without cost and audiences may have the chance to win an unique VIP expertise on the occasion on Robben Island by making an on-line donation of at the very least R30, benefiting the music and occasions business, and charities in sustainability, schooling and conservation. The most effective half is that your donation will help in making life higher for a group in disaster!
Africa Rising was born out of the need to proceed bringing music and journey to the world after these industries had been decimated through the pandemic. We inform lovely, inspiring, African tales by means of uniquely produced music experiences, dropped at life by broadcasting free reside performances set in essentially the most iconic places in Africa, showcasing the continent’s greatest artists. By these tales and our platform, we’ll elevate cash to speculate again into these industries, and into communities that desperately want it.
Grasp KG is a South African musician and report producer and his album Skeleton Transfer achieved acclaim together with an AFRIMMA Award for Finest Artist/Group within the African Electro class. He’s also referred to as the pioneer of “Bolobedu” dance. In 2020, his track “Jerusalema”, that includes Nomcebo Zikode, went viral on-line, garnering worldwide success. The mastermind behind the infectious ‘Jerusalema’ track beat fellow African performers like Burna Boy, Rema, Sheebah, Gaz Mawete, Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa to gained the title of ‘Finest African Act’ on the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs).
The Ndlovu Youth Choir’s unbelievable run on ‘America’s Acquired Expertise’ (season 14) made them the primary choir within the historical past of both ‘America’s Acquired Expertise’ or ‘Britain’s Acquired Expertise’ to succeed in the ultimate. Their soul-stirring performances gained hearts and minds all over the world. After their remaining AGT efficiency, legendary music producer and report govt Simon Cowell labelled the efficiency, ‘The most effective remaining I’ve ever sat on in my life’. He went on to signal the choir and along with SYCO and Sony Music they launched their first album, which debuted at primary on iTunes.
Through the Coronavirus disaster the choir continued to supply hope and inspiration with their enthusiastic COVID-19 musical public service messages which had been shared by the WHO and the United Nations. They joined lots of the world’s high A-list performers on a digital stage after they had been featured through the ‘International Residents One World: Collectively at Dwelling’ digital live performance.
Because the Ndlovu Youth Choir’s meteoric rise continues, they attempt to push the artistic boundaries of track and dance to succeed in and contact audiences of all ages throughout the globe. The excessive vitality performances haven’t solely thrilled audiences all over the world. however have shared a message of hope, love and togetherness.
‘We want to honour all of the theatres, venues, technical suppliers & occasions firms that guarantee each present is a magical expertise. We belief that our efficiency at Africa Rising will encourage you and provide you with hope that we’ll rise!’, says Ralf Schmitt, Musical Director of the Ndlovu Youth Choir.
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We Are Music. We Are Hope. We Are Africa Rising.