Originally from Mthatha, 047 has the elements of a group that is going to dynamically change the musical landscape in South Africa.
Not only is the trio proud of their Xhosa roots and incorporate that in their music they are all musically gifted and being aged between 19 and 21 they bring a vivid melodical offering to the scene. All the members of 047 are from Mthatha namely, Mbuqe and Bhongweni.
The 047 trio members are Sihle (21), Lihle (20) and Ngcali (19). They started singing at least 5 years ago after meeting at a talent show and have never stopped. Their passion for music is what unites them and in their own words “we use our music to tell stories”.
The trio say they are inspired by The Soil, Vusi Nova, Nathi, Ringo and Afroctration to name a few. If you ever watch 047 perform live what sets them apart is their natural stage presence, precision in the delivery of their craft and their passion for the story they are telling is visible in their voices.
Up close & Personal with 047 show will allow the fans an opportunity to engage with the trio not only on a musical level but also on a personal level.
Building up towards the main show on the 28 of March at Guild Theatre 047 will be doing a school tour, Radio tour and meet & greet in the East London and surrounding areas. The trio will be supported by ‘idols’ SA season 14 winner Yanga on stage. Tickets for the show are available now at computicket.
– Press Release
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