Roho, the latest featured artist, appears on Apple Music’s South African Up Next playlist, a diverse selection of emerging artists curated by Apple Music’s editors worldwide.
KAMPALA, UGANDA | NOW THEN DIGITAL — Roho, a neo soul singer-songwriter from South Africa, joins Apple Music’s Up Next initiative.
Highlighted in Apple Music’s genre-diverse South African Up Next playlist, curated by global editors, Roho accompanies the launch of his 14-track album “Vesper.”
Collaborators on the album include Tyson Sybatelli, UNCOOL, and NKLY. Tracks like ‘Accra,’ ‘Saints,’ ‘Samael,’ and ‘Legion’ are standouts.
Expressing gratitude, Roho shared, “I am really honoured to be a part of such a great and important moment. Thank you to Apple Music for selecting me as the Up Next artist for South Africa.”
“I am really honoured to be a part of such a great and important moment. Thank you to Apple Music for selecting me as the Up Next artist for South Africa.”, he said.
Raised in Mokopane near Polokwane, Roho’s musical upbringing drew from parents’ affection for soul legends like Anita Baker and Ella Fitzgerald. Fusing this foundation with his admiration for neo soul artists Jill Scott and Erykah Badu, he crafted a contemporary soul, evident in his debut album “Ephemeral” (2020).
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