Singing sensation gets his big break

2019-06-18 06:00
Thulani Fesi is excited to showcase his talents in the USA.

Thulani Fesi is excited to showcase his talents in the USA.

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Thulani Fesi (26) from Cape Town will head to the United States of America to pursue his passion for song, in July, where he will perform for record labels, agents and producers.

His showcase will take place in Orlando Florida at the Applause Rising Talent Showcase (Arts). This will be Fesi’s opportunity to launch his career on an international platform and become the star he has always dreamt of being.

Thulani was born with Alcoholic Fetal Syndrome and placed in a children’s home with a “mom” and seven other siblings. He was told that there was not much hope for his future and that he would probably not attend mainstream school.

Regardless of his circumstance, he had always had a great love for music. His mom says it was the only thing that would calm him down as a baby. He was part of the choir at school, and it was a dream come true for him when he was accepted into the Drakensberg Boys Choir, from 2004 to 2008. The choir afforded him the opportunity to travel around South Africa, the Netherlands and Austria.

Fesi took a leap of faith and auditioned at the Hyde Hotel in June 2018 where he received a callback to perform at the International Arts in October that year. He received an invitation from international talent scout, Kim Meyers, to attend Arts in Orlando Florida. He then underwent training at two boot camps under the direction of regional director, Elsubie Verlinden, who helped him to sharpen his skills.

Fesi says he gained a lot of knowledge and skills around his branding as an artist. He was reminded that no matter your circumstances or statistics you can make your dream a reality if you go out there and make it work for yourself.

His dream is to share his talent with the world and inspire nations. He says with that he hopes people wanting to do the same with their lives will be so motivated that they just go for their dreams no matter the cost.

The young singer says he knew he was destined for more, and looking back at all his achievements, he feels he is ready to make his mark in the industry.

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