Nakhane
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Nakhane

A star in the making, Nakhane makes the dancefloor a place of tenderness.

Multi-award winning singer, songwriter, actor, and novelist Nakhane is a star in the making. Known for their sweet, soaring tones and inimitable style, Nakhane’s music resonates on a multitude of levels.

Nakhane’s performance in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall celebrates a stunning return to music after a four-year break with the release of their latest single, Tell Me Your Politik. The single features Nile Rodgers on guitar and a ferocious rap from fellow South African artist, Moonchild Sanelly. Mutually political and erotic, the song is a call to action, demanding that prospective lovers be ideogically aligned; a bold declaration that sex is a political act.

In their many guises in music, film and literature, Nakhane has been instrumental in challenging the status quo in conversations about gender and sexuality; steadily building a body of work of cultural importance that hits every dancefloor sweet spot.

With a polyrhythmic wall of sound echoing the sounds of South African Gqom and kwaito, Nakhane’s performance is set to mesmerised.