Genesis Owusu is heading on an Australian tour this December

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Genesis Owusu is heading on an Australian tour this December

Genesis Owusu
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This December, prepare to witness the dawn of a new era as Genesis Owusu takes the stage and leaves an indelible mark on the music landscape.

Genesis Owusu, the Ghanaian-Australian artist making waves in the music industry, is gearing up for his most extensive Australian tour yet. Accompanied by the sensational duo EARTHGANG, Genesis Owusu will captivate audiences across the country with his electrifying performances. You can catch him when he heads to Festival Hall for a performance on December 8.

Genesis Owusu Australian tour

  • December 1 – Ice Cream Factory, Perth
  • December 8 – Festival Hall, Melbourne
  • December 9 – UC Refectory, Canberra
  • December 14 – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane
  • December 15 – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
  • December 16 – Hindley Street Music Hall, Adelaide

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The tour announcement comes hand in hand with the highly anticipated release of his sophomore album, STRUGGLER, set to drop on August 18. To commemorate this exciting release, Genesis Owusu has planned an extensive run of headline shows, presented by Ourness, Astral People, and Handsome Tours, with the support of triple j.

The inclusion of EARTHGANG as special guests adds another layer of excitement to these already highly anticipated concerts. Hailing from Atlanta, EARTHGANG has made a name for themselves in the hip-hop scene, earning Grammy nominations for their exceptional work on Dreamville and J.Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III.

STRUGGLER delves into the chaos and absurdity of life and our innate ability to persevere. Building upon the themes explored in his critically acclaimed debut album, Smiling With No Teeth, Owusu addresses the struggle and triumph over adversity. Drawing inspiration from personal experiences and literary works such as Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Owusu takes listeners on a captivating sonic journey. Collaborating with a range of talented producers including Jason Evigan, Mikey Freedom Hart, Sol Was, and the original producers Andrew Klippel and Dave Hammer, the album seamlessly blends musical genres and showcases Owusu’s artistic growth.

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