CITY & COUNTRY: PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
South African born rapper and global amapiano superstar Focalistic, joins forces with WildAid, Rockstar, OAS1SONE and over 80 African superstar singer-songwriters in a historic first-ever a world tour series of Premium Livestream Concerts, to lend their voices in support of Africa’s wildlife conservation, raise awareness for climate change and plastics pollution, and have their messaging, voices, music and live performances broadcast across several Pan African and global platforms.
Focalistic, is a South African rapper and global Amapiano superstar. Sebetso was a footballer prior to pursuing a music career. In 2016, he won Artist on Rise competition. His single "Fak'mali" debuted number 1 on YFM Hip Hop music charts. In early 2020, he established his own record label 18 Area Holdings in partnership with The Vth Seasons. On April 10, 2020, his Extended Play Quarantined was released. In April 2020, his single "Ke Star" featuring Virgo Deep was released. "Ke Star" was certified gold with sales of 25 000 copies. In February 2021, his remix "Ke Star", featuring Davido and Virgo Deep was released globally. The single received enormous international success and charted at number 16 on Billboard Top Triller Global chart in the U.S. At 2021 All Africa Music Awards he received seven nominations in the Best male artiste, Artiste of the Year, Best African collaborations, Best Artiste African dance, Best Artiste in African Electro, Break out artiste of the year, Song of the Year.
In early September 2021, he headlined to AmaFest Tour in the UK, to further promote Amapiano genre. In September 27, his studio Extended Play, President Ya Straata, was released with its lead single, "16 Days No Sleep", featuring Kabza De Small, DJ Maphorisa and Mellow & Sleazy. Focalistic was nominated for Best African Act at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2021. Focalistic just signed to a historic mega global exclusive ambassador and multi-tiered content partnership deal with The Rockstar Group, OAS1SONE and RockstarTV.
ABOUT WILD AFRICA FUND X ROCKSTAR
WildAid and Rockstar are bringing together artists and musicians from across Africa by lending their voices to support wildlife conservation and have their messaging and music broadcast across several African and global platforms. Thank you for joining us in raising awareness of this important cause.
ABOUT WILD AFRICA FUND
The Wild Africa Fund employs mass communications – such as the Music for Wildlife Concerts and Poaching Steals From Us All campaigns – to raise awareness of poaching, habitat loss and human wildlife conflict. It promotes wildlife tourism and carbon offset as sources of conservation and sustainable development funding. It promotes and directly supports local wildlife programs from offices in Cape Town, Lagos, Harare and Kigali and is running the programs previously under WildAid in South Africa, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.