JACK PAROW AND AKA TO REUNITE ON STAGE AT THE FIRST EVER UJFM SWAG NIGHT!!
Two of South Africa’s finest hip hop acts will reunite one more time following their show-stopping performance at this year’s South African Music Awards. Platinum selling Zef rapper, Jack Parow will take the stage alongside the super-talented multi-award winning AKA at this year’s first ever UJFM Swag Nights event.
UJFM have teamed up with Hunter’s Dry to take over Roxy’s in Melville to bring you the hottest beats and experience an explosive reinvention of the original student night!!
Roxy’s has always been, without question, renowned for its notorious students nights over the last 25 years, and now UJFM Swag Nights is going to bring back the nostalgia with a line-up of talent dripping in swag!!
The Hunter’s UJFM SWAG NIGHT will give party-goers gear to pimp their looks and get into the popping bottles party vibe. Expert swag doctors (stylists) will be on call with fresh props, make-up and other fun bling to have guys and dolls dripping with swag.
-Swag Students (with student card): R50
-General Access: R80
Bring chinas, your china’s chinas, your swag and your gwap!!
Tickets available from 19 June 2012 via UJFM campus kiosks and outlets.
Thirty years ago, Zander Tyler was born in Parow, Cape Town. Today he is known as Jack Parow, the dangerous romantic Afrikaans rapper. Contrary to popular belief, his wild-fire success did not happen overnight. Jack started out rapping with crews from the Cape Flats and has been at it for nine years.
It’s been almost two years since his breakthrough in 2009 and since Jack Parow has released his first self-titled full length album that struck gold within two weeks of its release and went platinum within a year; his music video for the hit Cooler as Ekke has over two million views on YouTube. His current album Eksie Ou proved that he was no one trick pony achieving gold status in a matter of months. The lead track Hos Tokoloshe was the first ever Afrikaans song to reach the #1 spot on the 5fm Top 40. Jack Parow has headlined at major festivals in South Africa; and has had four hugely successful European tours.
AKA is a Hip-Hop Recording Artist, Voice over Artist, Event MC, Music Producer affiliated with the widely acclaimed SA music production group, IV League.
His hit track “Victory Lap” was #1 for 5 consecutive weeks on the Metro FM Top 40.This led to several awards including Bes Newcomer at the 2009 Hype Awards, Best New Artist at the 2010 MTV Base Awards and Best Urban Street Album and Best Male Artist at this year’s 2012 SAMAs where he shared the stage with Jack Parow.