SA outraged after Tyla "skips" Africa in world tour

SA outraged after Tyla "skips" Africa in world tour

The singer’s tour includes the UK, Europe, and North America…

Tyla with South African flag
Tyla with South African flag/ Twitter

South Africans were left outraged after Grammy-winner Tyla announced her world tour dates, which included the UK, Europe, and North America. 

The announcement sparked rage on social media as Africa was not included.

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"Darling, tell your boss, producer, manager, whatever they are called, that they shouldn’t forget about where you come from, and they shouldn’t forget about AFRICA… It’s not only people from other continents that are interested in you… like what y’all doing? I really don’t know what people think of Africa," a fan commented on Instagram.

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Many fans made a good point by saying that "tours have legs", meaning Africa could be included when more dates are announced. 

"Y'all so dramatic; tours have legs, so maybe the next one will hit your country. Chill," a fan commented.

Another one said: "I understand there are tour legs, but she couldn’t even start with Africa? They always forget the real ones."

Tyla's Grammy win

Tyla Laura Seethal, 22, won a Grammy in the newly-introduced category of 'Best African Music Performance'.

Tyla accepted her award at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. 

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She was nominated alongside Asake and Olamide, Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, and Davido featuring Musa Keys.

Tyla won for her popular afro piano and R&B song, ‘Water’, which gained global popularity by trending on TikTok challenges and topping the charts on the Billboard Hot 100.

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