Ya Gurl Tkay Maidza Headliner Tour & M.O.B Video

Our girl Tkay Maidza has found her stride, and rightly so. Fresh from her outstanding performance at Splendour in the Grass and supporting legendary producer Mark Ronson, the girl has just dropped her video to ‘M.O.B.’ aaaaaaand announced a national tour.

The 11-date tour, comprising of under age and over age shows, will start in Canberra and be her final for the year, so this is a must see if you haven’t already. And hey, see her again if you already have.

Special guests along the tour will include electronic duo Willow Beats, New York musos Porches and Adelaide producer L.K. McKay, who actually produced her hit ‘M.O.B.’.

Tickets go on sale this Monday August 3 at 9am and are no doubt gonna be snatched up so have your alarms set. Head to Maidza’s Facebook page for all the links to the various ticketing outlets per state.

Friday Sept 11 Academy, Canberra ACT
Saturday Sept 12 Oxford Art Factory, Sydney NSW
Sunday Sept 13 The Lair, Sydney NSW (under 18)
Friday Sept 18 Uni Bar, Adelaide SA (all ages)
Saturday Sept 19 HQ, Leederville WA (under 18)
Saturday Sept 19 Capitol, Perth WA
Friday Sept 25 Oh Hello, Brisbane QLD
Saturday Sept 26 MIC, Brisbane QLD (under 18)
Saturday Sept 26 Sol Bar, Maroochydore QLD
Friday Oct 2 Republic Bar, Hobart TAS
Saturday Oct 3 Wrangler Studios, Melbourne VIC (under 18)
Saturday Oct 3 Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC

As for her ‘M.O.B.’ video, well it’s her second project working with cult animators Adult Swim as she returns to the depiction of her cartoon self, much like her ‘Switch Lanes’ video from last year. However, this time she is a space-exploring babe fighting against her own evil self. So it’s bad Tkay Maidza versus good Tkay Maidza. Which do your prefer?

The video also features scenes of real-life Maidza’s face in opposing black and white backgrounds reminiscent of the Mulligrubs from the 90s. Aaaabsolute classic. Making the old school new school. We likey.

‘M.O.B.’ has topped the alternative radio charts and is now making an imprint on commercial radio, following her sold-out M.O.B. National Australian Tour, supports with Charli XCX and recent UK tour with Years & Years.

Safe to say, Tkay Maidza is well on track to becoming Australia’s alternative rap golden girl.

Kara Bertoncini

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