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Pharoahe Monch Live In Cape Town!

Okayafrica is excited to be a part of Pharoahe Monch and DJ Revolution live in Cape Town at Zula Sound Bar on Long Street (Wednesday, 6/8).


Okayafrica is excited to be a part of Pharoahe Monch's second coming to Cape Town! Next Wednesday, 6th August, Okayplayer-for-life Pharoahe Monch and DJ Revolution will be performing at Zula on Long Street. The show marks Monch's first performance in CT since the 2012 Cape Town Jazz Festival. Brooklyn's own MC Whosane will open up backed by a live band, Cape Town's TheCITY, plus DJ ONQ. Rumour has it one of our favorite Cape Town residents, who we won't name here, might maybe mos definitely make a surprise appearance at the show. But you didn't hear it from us. Tickets are R120 and will be available at the door from 20:00. Head over to Okayplayer for more on Pharoahe Monch and watch "everybody’s Top 10 MC"  answer "The Questions" for OKPTV below.

6th August

Pharoahe Monch & DJ Revolution

Zula Sound Bar (98 Long Street)

Doors open at 21:00

R120 Tickets (available at the door from 20:00)

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

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