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PHFAT to head in new direction as they announce amicable split

2016-05-05 13:03

Cape Town – Electro pop meets hip hop duo PHFAT announced on their Facebook page on Thursday that they're splitting up.

In a lengthy message, the Lights Out hitmakers thank their fans for "being a part of the journey" and reveal that they've "reached a fork in the road".

See the full message below:

"Hey Everyone,

Since the last big change at PHFAT, the journey has been indescribable. Between 2014 and 2015 we played nearly 200 shows to an almost incalculable number of people. We shared music that we poured ourselves into and it was received with the biggest compliment an artist could be paid: We have been able to live off of our art. And as beautiful as all of that is, it is also vulnerable. It is like trusting a friend with a precious secret and having that trust respected. So, from both Mike and Narch, we would just like to extend a big thank you. Thank you for being a part of the journey.

As with all journeys however, this one has reached a fork in the road and we (Mike and Narch) have decided to amicably part ways.

Mike will be carrying on as PHFAT and Narch Beats will be carrying on as an independent producer.

The split affords both of us the opportunity to do what we love most. To make, release and perform music. As to be expected there is some pain, but there is no bad blood. We will be supporting each other’s future endeavors whole-heartedly. We love each other dearly and it is with each other’s best interests at heart that this decision has been made.

And so for one final time together and with all the collective love we can muster for each other and for you,
Peace Out,

Mike and Narch

P.S. Keep your eyes peeled. We both have tracks dropping soon and PHFAT is hitting a country-wide tour starting from Friday."

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