Cape Town, August 15, 2016 – Euphonik is set to embark on a continental sound take-over when he kicks off his African Tour in Nairobi, Kenya, this month.
The tour will include highly-anticipated performances in Kenya, Botswana, Namibia and Mozambique, with further tour dates and venues to follow. In addition, a special EP will be released upon conclusion of the tour which will include a collection of new singles recorded in collaboration with talented artists from each territory.
Following his immense International demand and success in recent years, the South African house DJ, producer and radio host, has his sights set on his home continent this year, determined to expand his brand and eager to bring the definitive Euphonik sound experience to all his African fans.
Euphonik also expressed his excitement to share stages with some of Africa’s top musicians in a collaborative effort to mix together a unique blend of African sounds.
“Although South Africa has been the biggest House Music market in the world for the last few years, my African fans are yet to experience house on all levels,” says Euphonik. “Through once-in-a-lifetime artist and sound collaborations, I hope to bring them mind-blowing performances!”
And Euphonik has picked just the right time. According to Davin Phillips, CSA Director and Euphonik’s Talent Manager: “The current African landscape is alive with so many diverse sounds, there’s never been a more exciting time for Euphonik to extend his blend of house, electro and dance elements to music fans around the continent.”
Nairobi, Kenya will be first to the experience Euphonik, with a full list of additional tour dates and venues to follow:
|20th||Kikoy Culture Festival at The Carnivore, Nairobi, Kenya|
|27th||Colour Run at Gabarone Club, Gaborone, Botswana|
|3rd||Summer House Festival at Khomosdhal, Windhoek, Namibia|
|26th||Afro Deep Festival at Club Mapiko Heaven, Beira, Mozambique|
Themba Mbongeni Nkosi, better known as Euphonik, is a South African DJ, music producer and radio presenter, mostly known, locally and internationally, for his House Music. Currently, Euphonik is the only artist with two tracks in the EMA SA Airplay charts Top 10.
Other top achievements include his 5FM Top 40 no.1 hit single Cool and Deadly with Nyanda and DJ Fresh and the Metro FM Award for Best Compilation Album for The Love of House Vol.5. In 2015 he was nominated for both Metro Music Awards’ Best Compilation Album as well as for Song of the Year. In December of the same year, Euphonik released another hit single Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend, featuring Mi Casa. The single was among the top three on iTunes and became the 2015 Most Shazamed song in South Africa and No.1 most played song in the country.
Following the successes of Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend, Euphonik has released a remix of Nasty C’s trending single Hell Naw.
Euphonik also has a weekly show on 5FM, called My House.