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ONE of the country's leading institutions in the entertainment industry, Bassline, is turning 15.
Helping it celebrate on September 18 in Newtown, Johannesburg, will be top kwaito, hip-hop, jazz and Afro-pop artists.
To book your ticket and watch Vusi Mahlasela, McCoy Mrubata, Carlo Mombelli, Paul Hanmer, HHP, Bleksem, Gang of Instrumentals, KB, Skwatta Kamp, Slikour, Shugasmakx, Thebe, Winnie Khumalo, Tina and Oskido in action, you need R120 if you buy at Computicket and R100 if you pay at the door.
The bash is supported by youth station Yfm.
"Our involvement stems from our commitment to local music and talent. Bassline has made an outstanding contribution to this area," Yfm station manager Kanthan Pillay says.
The show has certainly garnered the support of some of South Africa's most popular artists, all of whom are looking forward to taking part in the festivities.
"For me performing at the Bassline is like performing at home," says industry veteran Oskido. "I love it that we're celebrating 15 years of a place that's become a real home to house and kwaito culture.
R&B vocalist Tumi of Gang of Instrumentalists says: "Wow! Fifteen years! That's an amazing milestone for a venue that's hosted some amazing shows."
Kwaito veteran Thebe is equally enthusiastic about his coming performance.
"The Bassline is all about what we as artists represent, what our youth culture is all about," Thebe says.
"As we speak I've been busy in the studio cooking up something hot for Gauteng's masses.
"The performance is going to feature tracks from my amazing new album.
" I'm looking forward to delivering the beats that Gauteng's youth love."