Had a lovely LONG overdue visit backstage with my South African sisters Faith Kekana and Stella Khumalo after they performed with Angelique Kidjo at Carnegie Hall honoring Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba - last night. As many of you know Faith and Stella are responsible for all of the beautiful lush vocal soundscapes on Ownership, as well as my Zulu name and I haven't seen them since we launched Ownership in Jo'burg back in '09! EISH man you guys delivered (as always) last night (as did of curse Angelique and special guest Vusi Mahlasela). Anyway it was so heartwarming to be able to spend some time (but not enough) with them. Faith and Stella, madadewethu, ngiyanithanda kakhulu!
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Hi all! I wanted to make the first *official* news posting a bit more personal before the PR machine starts chugging; so *welcome* to the new site - mtharock.com. We're still fine tuning it a bit and tying up some loose threads but please bookmark us, join the mailing list ("sign up" link top right) and come visit *often.* There are a lot of new developments coming down the pike, so get connected here for all info and updates on all my performances, new releases and whatever other silliness I get into... . Thassallfernow gang but stay tuned as we move Phambili abantu bakhithi bo! (Forward my peeps!)
And as always, a million years of peacetime.
Mthakathi will be going out on a series of private invite only House Concerts up and down the Atlantic coast. Anyone interested in hosting one can contact email@example.com