YO CiTY Brotha Asanti & Soulectric – I Was Born this Way


Presented by Melbourne Recital and YO CiTY


Vibrant African percussion and the infectious underground rhythms of New York and Chicago House come together in a night of celebration.

Be transported to the golden era of music with Soulectric, the exhilarating new band that’s taking Melbourne by storm. Led by visionary Zimbabwean-born composer, producer, and music director, Brotha Asanti, Soulectric creates an irresistible tapestry of sound by seamlessly blending lush melodies and infectious rhythms. Witness live instrumentation and electronic sounds come together in a unique musical experience like no other.

About the concert

Drawing inspiration from Africa and the underground dance scenes of New York & Chicago, Soulectric’s live performances take audiences on an electrifying musical journey. Featuring a vast range of artistic voices, Soulectric promises an unforgettable experience that celebrates culture. With Brotha Asanti’s deep roots in South Africa and extensive musical background, each performance is a dynamic experience that’s not to be missed. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to be swept away by the vibrant beats and infectious rhythms of Soulectric.

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Percy Dube vocals
Tobi bass
Matt Robb electric guitar
Selene keys
Mohammad Camara percussion
Jordan drums
Brotha Asanti vocals
Nakarin movement artist


Brotha Asanti
Oh hey
Before Amapiano
Get Funky
Let’s Get Wild
Weekend Special
Tribute to Hugh
Never Been to Brasil
Emotions Rising
That’s What We Need
Thinking of You


This production is part of the following series: