Johannesburg, South Africa – Friday. 9 July 2021 – Hennessy hitmaker Tshego returns with new music within the form of an EP, titled 3 Piece.
Following a social media tour, marking the return of the multi- talented musician and producer, Tshego has released the first single off his upcoming EP, “3 Piece” set to release on the 16th of July 2021.
In 2019 Tshego released his debut album which symbolized his formal introduction of the alter ego and musical persona, Pink Panther. Tshego aims to continue exploring the musical persona with his upcoming project set to feature some of the hottest and leading musicians out now including the likes of Flame and Blackie.
Kick starting the countdown to the EP release is, “ONLY IF YOU LIKE THAT” which is Tshego’s ode to sexual consent. On the track, Tshego expresses his sexual desires, his prowess, and makes sure to clarify that he’s only interested in engaging in these intimate acts if the other party is also enthusiastically eager.
Tshego delivers his signature melodic raps, with a heavily sensual inclination, over a sparse trap R&B instrumental. Tshego delivers his vocals with an earnestness and sincerity synonymous with the rhythm & blues genre, while the grimy kick-drum-led beat brings the gritty trap sound to life.
ONLY IF YOU LIKE THAT is accompanied by a visual performance piece, which went live at 8:00am CAT on his Vevo Channel:
The 3 Piece EP is scheduled for release for Friday, 16 July 2021.
Pre-save/ order it here: http://tshego.lnk.to/3Piece
About 3 Piece.
United States-born and South Africa-based hip hop artist, Tshego follows up the runaway success of his 2019 debut album, Pink Panther, with an EP that is sure to satiate his fans and will no doubt endear him to many more. 3 Piece is a three-track offering of Tshego’s signature trap-R&B sounds.
The EP features guest appearances from some of South Africa’s most exciting musicians working right now; including Flame, Blxckie, and Shekhinah. Tshego stays true to his trap inspired sound with laid-back verses over atmospheric synths, tuned kick drums, and complicated hi-hat patterns.
The EP-opener, MY FAVOURITE SONG, features multi-award-winning pop and R&B vocalist and songwriter, Shekhinah. The two take turns to deliver alluring verses about working on a relationship while dealing with personal vices and demons. “I like pain and my tattoos state it,” Tshego confesses, illustrating the sometimes-toxic nature of relationships.
On NEW, Tshego teams up with new-kids-on-the-block Flame and Blxckie. The track deals with moving on from a failed relationship. The trio rap and sing about using work, women, and other forms of self-care, such as spending money, to deal with a break-up.
On ONLY IF YOU LIKE THAT, the final track on 3 Piece, Tshego expresses his sexual desires, brags about his prowess, and makes sure to clarify that he’s only interested in engaging in these intimate acts if the other party is also enthusiastically eager.
The talented musician who’s worked with everyone from Riky Rick to King Monada shows no clear signs of slowing down and is intent on building on his existing sound and bringing it into the future through compelling collaborations and his take on the trap sound while tackling relatable concepts and content.
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