Parlotones head for US - for good
AWARD-WINNING South African band, The Parlotones, has revealed they will be relocating to the US in January.
The cross-over rock band, which appeals to both black and white audiences, will settle in Los Angeles.
The band said they were relocating to the US to "satisfy an ever increasing demand for the band".
The past 12 months have seen the band making five trips to the US.
The group, which has seven albums in their name, rose from performing at small intimate nightclubs to winning the hearts of South Africans everywhere.
Other South African entertainers who have tried their luck overseas include award-winning Afro-pop singer Thandiswa Mazwai, who spent a year in London.
Bonnie and Sisanda Henna also attempted to make it in Hollywood.
Controversial TV presenter Chichi Letswalo failed to make her mark in New York.