Blxckie set to join US hip-hop duo EarthGang on world tour [listen]

Rapper Blxckie has risen to become one of the most successful artists in South African hip-hop. The 22-year-old rapper, who recently released his new EP 4Luv, is set to join American hip-hop dup EarthGang on their world tour. 

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday 22 February, Blxckie shared that he’ll be touring the United Kingdom and Europe with EarthGang, as their supporting act.

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US hip-hop duo EarthGang, made up of Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot, are one of the biggest hip-hop acts in the world. Having released more than four albums and EPs since 2010, they have built a solid fan base around the world. 

EarthGang is set to kick off their Biodeghettable World Tour in April in North America. For the Europe and United Kingdom legs of their tour, they will be supported by SA hip-hop star Blxckie. 

The Europe and UK legs of the tour are set to kick off on 24 November in Milan, Italy. 


— somnyama, yena yedwa. (@blxckie___) February 22, 2022


Twitter was flooded with congratulatory messages for the young hip-hop star. One tweep wrote: “It’s really Blxckie that’s closer to the dream man, so inspiring to see.” 

“Blxckie has the best come up in SA hip-hop,” wrote another tweep. 

“Blxckie is moving like a mad man. Congratulations.” 

it’s really Blxckie that’s closer to the dream man, so inspiring to see

— Michael Tarantino (@lifeoftarantino) February 22, 2022

Blxckie has the best come up in SA Hip Hop

— the silky german (@thandoncalane) February 23, 2022

Blxckie is moving like a mad man congratulations @blxckie___ crazy!!!

— Ngenzenjan Out Now (@Mashi_RSA) February 22, 2022

Got maaaaaad respect for Blxckie. He’s doing so well, luv that for him

— wait for btfl tingssss⁷☾ (@its_okuhleyyyy) February 22, 2022

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Blxckie released his EP, 4Luv, on 18 February. The EP comes after the release of his debut album B4now released in 2021. He told TshisaLive that 4Luv is an “exploration of another side of him.” 

The EP was produced by star producers Zoocci Coke Dope, Hercules, London Rhodes and Blxckie himself.

“A lot of amapiano beats have super chord progressions so I decided to sing on them instead of just rapping and I feel like it’s easy that way.”

“I feel like I have a knack for kwaito and slow-tempo types of things, so to sing on it is like a joy to me,” he told the publication.  


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