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On Saturday morning’s edition of Saturday’s Role With Reno, host Renos Spanoudes spoke to Germaine Gamiet of Pro Helvetia about Rootwords’ SADC Tour.
Rootwords’ SADC Tour
Swiss-Zambian “world citizen rapper”, Julio Mwansa Nkowane, a.k.a Rootwords, will be embarking on a SADC region tour this May.
The acclaimed American-born rapper behind the tracks All Good and Freedom of Speech will be taking the stages of 5 venues in Zambia, South Africa and Swaziland all within 9 days. The artist’s modern hip-hop, dub electro-infused sound has already garnered him a following in the US, Europe and the Caribbean.
He has shared a stage with iconic artists such as The Original Wailers, KRS-One, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill. Outside Switzerland, where he is based, his live music has already reached audiences in France, Germany, USA, Spain, Italy, China and Peru.
This tour is supported by Pro Helvetia, Germaine Gamiet is the Pro Helvetia’s Music Programme Manager.
Listen to Renos’ interview with Germaine Gamiet here:
Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8am to 11am