Sizzling hot, KwaZulu-Natal actress and singer Gugu Zulu has already bagged a lucractive contract to perfom some gigs in the US.
The singer is riding high on her month old, debut single!
The singer revealed that the ‘deal’ which came through the American African Renaissance organisation came as a pleasant surprise because her music career was just taking off.
Her debut single is on high rotation on radio stations.
Her manager and producer Xolani Majozi said the muso would perform at various venues in Atlanta for two weeks in June.
She would also take part in music workshops and seminars, sharing her experience in music and in acting.
This is amazing,” said Majozi. We just launched Gugu as a musician a month ago and she s already receiving attention.”
Majozi said her acting career only started last year when she made her first TV appearance on the last season of as Mxolisi s girlfriend Zwi.
She is busy shooting for another brand new TV series, soon to be announced by the SABC,” said Majozi.
We cannot name the production because we are contractually bound not to do so.”
He said Gugu would also collaborate with US artists while in that country, culminating in a tour of Africa next year.
They will perform in different African countries, including South Africa,” he said. This tour will launch her globally.
Gugu said the Atlanta annual event was a global exchange programme, aimed at encouraging artists to learn from and collaborate with each other across the globe.
“The exchange programme will cover performing arts, multimedia film and visual arts,” said Gugu. I will lead the music sessions, and be involved in acting and multimedia workshops.
Gugu is also set to perform at the New Orleans Jazz Festival in October.
“This feels so unreal and surreal, said Gugu. I am so excited.