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THE B-SIDE
Masego (EQT Recordings)
2/22/19

WHAT IT IS: Masego is a sax player, singer, rapper, comedian and DJ—a singular talent and surprising presence in the musical fabric right now. 2018 proved to be his breakout year, with the release of debut album Lady Lady, the culmination of years of hard work, multiple treks across the globe and the refining of his distinctive craft. Paper listed Masego as an artist “set to take over 2019,” and Pandora selected him as an Artist to Watch this year. With 1m+ in social reach and sold-out shows in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe, he’s on the way to his biggest year yet.
 ALBUM: Lady Lady
 RELEASE DATE: 9/7/18
 SINGLE: “Tadow” f/FKJ
 LIVE: 2018 N.A. and Euro headline tours (35k+ tickets sold, 38 sold-out shows); 2019 festival dates include iii Points, Laneway and Super Bock Super Rock, more TBA soon
 INTERNET: Viral video for “Tadow” has 100m+ YouTube views; his “Colors” session is one of the five most popular of all time with 25m views; 150m total Spotify streams, 2.5m monthly listeners
 PRESS: NPR (“One of music’s most promising chameleons”), Pitchfork (“[Masego’s] music is sophisticated”), British GQ (“next level-singer and saxophonist making jazz music cool again”), Vogue, Fader, Forbes
 BOOKING: Mitch Blackman/ICM
 PUBLISHING: Self-published
 MANAGEMENT: EQT

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