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Popularly known from one of the most popular and loved South African songs of 2015 “A Week Ago” - Tribal released this song with Aewon Wolf and then mysteriously disappeared from the music industry. The Esikhawini, Richards Bay born singer/songwriter combines a voice made for classic soul, with cutting edge music and interesting melodies that make for catchy songs. “A Week Ago” was one of those - and so is his official debut single “Going In” produced by Durban based producer X-Wise.
The 31 year old went to school in Durban where he lived for years even after school before settling in Johannesburg where he is currently based.
Coming from a musical family, it was only when he met Kyle Deutsch while auditioning for Idols in 2013 that inspired him to make music incorporating influences as wide-ranging as Afrotraction, Musiq Soulchild, Nana Coyote, Usher, Anderson Paak, HHP and Boys II Men. Tribal only made it to the top50 of Idols that year, but he kept contact with Kyle whom he later helped produce some of his biggest records.
Tribal has also worked with the likes of Stogie T, Dreamteam and KOTW all from South Africa.
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