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STROMAE ANNOUNCES JANELLE MONÀE AS SPECIAL GUEST FOR MADISON SQUARE GARDEN SHOW ON OCTOBER 1ST JIDENNA TO JOIN STROMAE ON NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

STROMAE ANNOUNCES JANELLE MONÀE AS SPECIAL GUEST FOR MADISON SQUARE GARDEN SHOW ON OCTOBER 1ST

JIDENNA TO JOIN STROMAE ON NORTH AMERICAN TOUR


NEW YORK, NY (August 4th, 2015) – Since the release of his North American debut album “Racine Carrée,” international superstar Stromae has gone on to sell more than 3.5 million albums, performed for thousands of fans in stadiums across the globe, and for the first time in pop history, will be the first ever French spoken artist to have headlined the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City this fall.


Joining him as a special guest at MSG is the incomparable Janelle Monáe for one night only on October, 1st 2015. Limited amount of tickets are now available for purchase here. The incredible Jidenna will also join Stromae as direct support for the tour, (except for the 9/12 show in Miami).  For a full list of tour dates, see below.

High profile fans joining his legion of dedicated supporters include Lorde, Madonna, Diplo, Kanye West (who famously made a surprise appearance on stage at this year’s Coachella), Boy George, Tove Lo, Icona Pop and Sam Smith amongst many others. They have all publically proclaimed their admiration for the Belgian artist, whose aforementioned full-length album reached #1 on the Billboard World Album Charts and reached multi-platinum status across the world.

This fall, one of the most truly unique and loved performers of our time, will be returning to North American shores for a headlining tour in continued support of “Racine Carrée.” A full list of dates can be found below. Tickets are available here.


NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:
09/12 - James L Knight Center - Miami, FL^
09/14 – Buckhead Theatre – Atlanta, GA*
09/16 - Echostage - Washington, DC*
09/18 - House of Blue - Boston, MA*
09/21 - Riviera Theatre - Chicago, IL*
09/22 - Myth - Minneapolis, MN*
09/25 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Detroit, MI*
09/26 - Echo Beach - Toronto, ON*
09/28 - Centre Bell - Montreal, QC*
09/29 - Centre Bell - Montreal, QC*
10/01 - Madison Square Garden - New York, NY**

For tickets and more information, go to: www.stromae.net
*Jidenna supporting
**Special guest Janelle Monáe
^ Freedom Fly supporting

“Racine Carrée” is available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Google+ and in all record stores nationwide.

Visually Experience STROMAE below:
Papaoutai” (275+ Million Views)
Tous Les Meme” (88+ Million Views)
Formidable” (119+ Million Views)
“Carmen” (15+ Million Views)

Purchase Links:
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/StromaeRacineCarreiT
Device Aware: http://smarturl.it/StromaeRacineCarre

For all things STROMAE:
www.stromae.net
https://www.facebook.com/stromae
https://twitter.com/stromae

ZAYN MALIK SIGNS GLOBAL RECORDING DEAL WITH RCA RECORDS

ZAYN MALIK SIGNS GLOBAL RECORDING DEAL WITH RCA RECORDS

(New York – July 30, 2015) – RCA Records and Syco Music announce today that Zayn Malik will release his debut solo album on RCA Records.

Simon Cowell of Syco Music says: “With RCA, Zayn has the perfect label to work with on his solo career. They are excited about working with him and I am sure whatever they release together will be special.”

Comments Peter Edge and Tom Corson of RCA: “Zayn’s a genius songwriter with an incredible voice, and we are proud to have him join our roster of iconic superstars. We are thrilled he has entrusted us to deliver his personal artistic vision to millions of his fans across the globe.”

In March of this year, Zayn announced his departure from One Direction, currently the world’s most successful group, having sold more than 54 million albums worldwide.

About RCA Records

RCA Records is a Division of Sony Music Entertainment. RCA includes a diverse roster of internationally renowned artists representing all genres of music, including Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Sia, Kelly Clarkson, Usher, D'Angelo, A$AP Rocky, Van Morrison, Kings Of Leon, Britney Spears, Pitbull, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews Band, Shakira, Weird Al, R. Kelly, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Charlie Wilson, Daughtry, Pentatonix, Kesha, Hilary Duff, Fantasia, Monica, Buddy Guy, Three Days Grace, Tool, Giorgio Moroder, T-Pain, Kirk Franklin, and Fred Hammond, among others; critically acclaimed and chart topping artists including Mark Ronson, Miguel, Ray LaMontagne, Cage The Elephant, MAGIC!, Bleachers, Jazmine Sullivan, Tinashe, Prince Royce, A$AP Ferg, Anthony Hamilton, Gavin DeGraw, WALK THE MOON, The Walls Group, Kid Ink and Elle Varner;   burgeoning artists Wolf Alice, Elle King, G-Eazy, Mali Music, Brooke Candy, Kodaline, MØ, Mikky Ekko, Betty Who, Tom Odell, Erik Hassle, Becky G, Luke Christopher, Sam Dew, OverDoz., Kygo, Peking Duk, Alyxx Dione, Martin Garrix, Grace and many more.

RCA Records has key partnerships with RCA Inspiration, Polo Grounds, Kemosabe Records, Bazmark Records, Bystorm Entertainment, Blueprint, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, Freesolo Entertainment, Latium Entertainment and more.

About SYCO Entertainment

Syco Entertainment is a joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music and is one of the world’s leading global music, film and television production companies responsible for some of the world’s most successful global TV and music franchises. Syco Entertainment is also the world’s most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being named the UK’s number 1 record label for both A&R and sales in 2014 and is record label home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth, One Direction, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, IL Divo, Fifth Harmony, Alex & Sierra and Ella Henderson. Syco’s television assets include the global franchises The X Factor and Got Talent. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 56 territories, with artists discovered by the format selling more than 180 million records worldwide, including 200 number ones and 380 top 10 records. The Got Talent format is officially the world’s most successful reality TV format of all time, holding the Guinness World Records title for the “Most successful TV format of all time” having been commissioned in an impressive 68 territories worldwide. America’s Got Talent also airs in 186 countries around the globe and has been the #1 US summer reality series for the pass decade. Syco Film produced the 2013 #1 global box office hit “ One Direction: This Is Us” a 3D concert movie with Sony Pictures and have recently partnered with Animal Logic (The Lego Movie, Happy Feet) to produce a number of music-based live action-hybrid animated movies.

Photo ID From left to right: Tom Corson, President and COO, RCA Records; Zayn Malik; Peter Edge, Chairman and CEO, RCA Records – Photo Credit: @KevinMazur /WireImage

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Fundraising Documentary “Generation Soweto” Seeks to Highlight Empowered Individuals and Youth Culture in South Africa.

Generation Soweto is a documentary film that captures the vivid images of Youth Culture and shows stories of hope and triumph for the new Generation of South Africa. Generation Soweto follows the lives of 4 millennials aged 18-30 in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, the suburbs of Sandton to the streets of Soweto.

The film explores the political and social climate of South Africa - the job market, entrepreneurship, rising costs of living, technology in a developing country and gentrification - 20 years after Apartheid. Produced by Nisa Ahmad, a veteran producer with over 20 years experience, Generation Soweto supports positive images of Youths in a Country that is known for tremendous social and political hardships.

30 Days has launched an Indiegogo Campaign to raise money to complete production of Generation Soweto. The campaign is live now and the project fundraising campaign will run until August 31, 2015. 

Watch the trailer and head over to the campaign site to make your donation.

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Taking It Easy On The Zambezi: Wilderness Safaris’ Toka Leya Game Lodge

The lodge is located in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park just outside Livingstone. The luxe level makes it the perfect place to start or end a bush itinerary, as South African Airways flies to Livingstone from Johannesburg, the arrival and departure city for most going on safari. At Toka Leya, you can recover from what for most travelers inbound is a flight safari, or, as THD was doing, savor being back in civilization and having the Internet again.

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As we launch our Worn In video series, travel to downtown Johannesburg to meet the Skhothane subculture, for who life is all about looking good and making money. WATCH