South Africa’s capital city Pretoria sometimes referred to as Tshwane, has birthed some of the most talented and influential artists within the South African music scene. Most, if not all these artists have dominated the airwaves with their music that is highly influenced by the fashion, lifestyle and unique language known as S’pitori.
Some of the legendary artists who hail from Pretoria include icons such as Bojo Mujo and Mujava, both of whom have accomplished their dreams receiving international recognition. Another set of icons that originate from Tshwane are the Amapiano trail blazers such as Focalistic, Dj Sumbody and Dj Lamiez Holworthy to name a few.
This December, MTV Base gives us one of the best Christmas gifts ever. They will give us an in-depth look at life behind the scenes and take us on a journey that showcases the success, setbacks and artists overcoming the odds to put Pretoria aka Pitori on the map. Premiering exclusively on Africa’s biggest music channel, the docu-series titled Tsako Pitori will air exclusively on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) on Wednesday, 22 December at 17:30 CAT, repeating on the same day at 21:30 CAT.
The docu-series will focus on telling the stories of these artists touching on their careers, their musical journeys, their highs and lows and the city’s influence on who they have become as artists. A few of the other artists that will feature in the docu-series include the likes of George Lacosta, Dvine brothers, Brian Temba, Teekay, Dj Divalash, and Mckenzie.
MTV Base Programming Lead, Kgomotso Lakaje, commented saying “We are committed to elevating African music, African talent and trends with this exciting docu-series. This partnership is a reflection that will extend beyond the series right across our programming on the channel.”
The one of a kind docu-series will be an unfiltered account exploring the untold stories of what has made some of Pretoria’s finest transcend within the entertainment industry. Tsako Pitori will showcase the undeniable contribution and impact that Pretoria has had on South Africa’s entertainment industry, the music special will also highlight players and talent behind the scene who have influenced the culture and sound as a whole.
So, don’t miss out on this journey and tune into Africa’s number 1 music channel to catch the untold story of Pitori’s finest premiering exclusively on MTV Base DStv Channel 322.