Gospel greats to share the stage
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artist Dr Tumi made history in August as the first gospel singer to fill the
Ticketpro Dome in Joburg. But that was just the beginning for the former
medical doctor. He’s back, this time with veteran musician Benjamin Dube.
The two gospel artists will join forces on 24 November at the Rhema Bible
Church in Randburg for a worship concert.
asked how the idea for the concert came about, Dr Tumi explains that a fan
tweeted Benjamin Dube requesting a collaboration between the two artists.
“Benjamin Dube responded by saying if he received 700 retweets, then we would
collaborate. The fan received 700 retweets on the day so we had to give the
people what they wanted.”
Without You singer also says that he and Benjamin Dube have wanted to
collaborate for a while and that the concert might cross to other provinces due
to high demand. “People have asked us to bring the concert to Durban, so we’re
looking at having a leg across the country.”
Fans are in
for a treat as Dr Tumi promised he’ll be performing as yet unreleased material
from his upcoming album as well as new songs he and Benjamin Dube have been
new album The Gathering of Worshippers is set to drop later this month.