WHAT WE DO...
Bassline Artist Management is a brand new division of Bassline, representing a select and exciting roster of world-class South African musical talent, across a range of key territories.*
Vusi Mahlasela is a golden-voiced singer and poet, a humble globe-trotting African music superstar, born and raised by his grandmother in Mamelodi township outside Pretoria, where he still resides. He is a self taught guitarist who has released eight acclaimed albums since his breakout debut ‘When You Come Back’ in 1992. Described by the late Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer as “a national treasure”, he regularly appears alongside huge names such as Sting, Paul Simon and Dave Matthews and tours the world. Vusi is also renowned for his charity work, most notably his own Foundation and his e orts for the Nelson Mandela Foundation. In 2013 he was award an honorary doctorate by Rhodes University.
Nakhane proudly represents the new voice of contemporary South African music. This multi-talented performer has already released two superb albums, including his SAMA winning debut ‘Brave Confusion’, an acclaimed debut novel (Piggy Boys Blues), and is about star in the lead role in local feature movie The Scar. He shot to national and even international prominence in 2015 when he co-wrote and sang on Black Coffee's smash hit ‘We Dance Again’. Currently working on his new album, Nakhane is a powerful and polished performer, poised for global stardom.