South African singer Tyla has made headlines with the announcement of her world tour, spanning the UK, Europe, and North America. This move, however, has sparked mixed reactions, especially from her South African fanbase, who feel snubbed by the absence of their country in her tour itinerary.
Tyla’s rise to fame, bolstered by her hit single “Water,” has seen her rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s finest in the music industry. Her upcoming self-titled debut album, “TYLA,” set to release on March 1st, 2024, is eagerly anticipated by fans worldwide. The album, blending Amapiano with pop and R&B, showcases Tyla’s unique artistry and has positioned her as a force to be reckoned with in the global music scene.
The tour, starting in March 2024, will see Tyla performing in major cities across Europe, including Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Cologne, Paris, Amsterdam, and London. The North American leg of the tour will cover cities like San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, Denver, Washington, and others, ending in Minneapolis on May 28th. Tickets for “The TYLA Tour” are set to go on sale on December 8th, with an exclusive pre-sale happening on December 7th.
Despite the excitement surrounding her international tour, Tyla’s decision to exclude South Africa has led to disappointment among her local fans. Comments on her social media reflect a sense of abandonment, with fans questioning, “What about your own country?” and expressing their dismay over the absence of South Africa on her tour list. This reaction underscores the complex relationship between artists and their home countries, especially as they gain global recognition.
Tyla’s journey from a local South African artist to an international sensation is a story of hard work, talent, and strategic moves in the music industry. As she embarks on this new chapter of her career, the world is watching, and her South African fans are hopeful that she will return to her roots to perform on home soil soon.