WATCH: Johnny Clegg bids farewell to music with final world tour

One of South Africa's finest sons, Johnny Clegg, joined Talk Radio 702's, Azania Mosaka in studio for an intimate discussion after announcing his retirement from the music industry.

After 36 years in the music industry, Clegg will be hanging up his microphone to focus on writing his autobiography and to spend time with his family.

Clegg began touring professionally in 1982 and had his first hit single in 1986. His mother was a jazz and cabaret singer and bought Clegg his first guitar when he was only twelve years old.

By the time I was 15 I was being arrested inside the hostels by the Saps for breaking the Group Areas Act.

Johnny Clegg, Dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter,

From an anthropological point of view, all culture is human culture. Culture doesn't belong to anybody. The most successful society's in the world are those who borrowed from the most cultures around them.

Johnny Clegg, Dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter,

Scatterlings of Africa basically says Africa is the birth of mankind.

Johnny Clegg, Dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter,

WATCH: Johnny Clegg steals the show...

Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey World Tour first phase dates:

06.30 Cape Town, SA

07.01 Cape Town, SA

07.06-07.09 Johannesburg, SA | Montecasino Teatro

07.29 Durban, SA

08.19 London, U.K.

09.20 Dubai, UAE

10.14 Berkelee Theatre, Boston MA

10.16 Palais Montcalm, Quebec QU

10.18 Koerner Hall, Toronto ON

10.19 Place des Arts, Montreal

10.23 & 24 BB Kings, New York City

10.26 Keswick Theatre, Glenside (Philadelphia) PA

10.27 Warner Theatre, Washington DC

Tickets for the South African dates, from R375 are on sale now at Computicket.com or by calling 083 915 8000.

Tickets for the South African dates, start from R375 are on sale now at Computicket.com or by calling 083 915 8000.

Listen to Johnny Clegg's full interview here:


This article first appeared on 702 : WATCH: Johnny Clegg bids farewell to music with final world tour


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