Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour Names Local Record Producer As Opening Act For The SA Leg

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Singer Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour is scheduled to make a stop in South Africa this month and DJ Sketchy Bongo has been named as the supporting act.

The local muso has been announced as the opening act for the American superstar and will perform in the SA leg of the Purpose World Tour on 14 May at FNB Stadium and 17 May at Cape Town Stadium.

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After Bongo recently signed to mega dance label Ultra Music in New York, he has gained remarkable international exposure from his single with Shekhinah, Let You Know. Both Local and international TV and radio have shown several of his hits love.

Meanwhile, Sorry hitmaker Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour which started on March 9, 2016 in Seatle is going to wrap up on September 5, 2017 in Toronto.



The singer has visited South Africa before in 2013 to sold-out crowds. While he was much younger then, he’s all grown up now and there’s no doubt he will attract even more fans who are eager to watch him perform.

With 3.1 million sales worldwide for his latest album Purpose, Justin Bieber’s current global tour has smashed box office records.

Bieber also broke a record with his hit singles including; What Do you Mean, Sorry, Love Yourself which all stood at number one on the Billboard Top 200. Consequently, Bieber became the first male artist in almost a decade to have three number ones from one album.

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Bieber will be performing in two different shows in the country, one in Cape Town and another one in Joburg. The Johannesburg show will come up on Sunday 14 May 2017 at FNB Stadium followed by Cape Town on Wednesday 17 May 2017 at Cape Town Stadium. The Purpose World Tour is the Canadian’s third worldwide tour.