23 May, 2019Print
Masego's had a massive 2018 and isn't slowing down with an already very busy and impressive 2019
Below are some recent and upcoming highlights:
· Debut album 'Lady Lady' featuring Kehlani, Ari Lennox, FKJ and others landed on four Billboard charts
· Sold out Irving Plaza and The Fonda in LA and is currently on a world tour. Performed at Miami's recent III Points festival where MTV said Masego proved "[his genre] has a bright future with rowdy sensualism." Opener for Leon Bridges' 2018 amphitheatre tour
· Billed on Pharrell's new "Something In the Water" festival along with Afropunk Paris, Lightning in a Bottle, Sonar Festival (+ others) and headlined Laneway Festival in Australia.
· Works closely with DJ Jazzy Jeff, plays on the last J.I.D. album, will feature on J.Cole's upcoming Revenge of The Dreamers 3 compilation album, and hints at collabs with Smino and Denzel Curry. Questlove, Sway, Anderson .Paak, H.E.R., Chance The Rapper and Pharoahe Monch are all vocal fans.
· NPR Music named him a king of R&B for 2018 and Vogue, Pitchfork, FADER, LA Times have all been vocal about Masego's huge potential and sumptuous debut album.
· In 2018 alone on Spotify, Masego received 99M streams (equivalent to 5M hours) by 6M fans in 65 countries.
· Viral video for "Tadow" ft. FKJ has racked up over 100M views (this was all in a one-take improvisation). After all the momentum its already built, "Tadow" is his current single and has 197,911,063 impressions TD across digital platforms.