LIVE UPDATES: The Top 4 Take on New York!

8 months Ago
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Our Top 4 Noma, Terra, Tebogo and Thami are joined by our host with the most ProVerb on a once in a lifetime trip to the big apple.

 

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY

Our Idols visited the iconic Apollo Theatre in Harlem yesterday. The theatre is widely renowned for launching the careers of several African American legends such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and the God father of soul James Brown, at a time when there was overt segregation and racism in the entertainment industry.

James Brown's tenure at the theatre was so iconic that his memorial service in 2006 remains the only one ever held in the venue. We're sure it was a thrillng and enlightening experience for our Idols.

DAY 2: TUESDAY

The work must go on!

The Top 4 got the rare opportunity of rehearsing at Platinum Sound Recording Studios in the heart of New York City. Platinum Sound Recording Studio was founded in 2000 by Wyclef Jean of The Fugees and Jerry ‘Wonda’ Duplessis, multi-platinum Grammy Award winning producer. 

Since its establishment, Platinum Sound Recording Studios has been the birthplace for countless Grammy Award-winning records and albums, receiving a collective 12 Grammy nominations in 2010 alone. "Everyone from Justin Bieber to Kanye West has come through our doors, seeking our production and engineering expertise" http://www.platinumsoundny.com/.

Din Din at Times Square

VIP tickets to the Harry Connick Junior show

09:39 New York Time, 16:39 Mzansi time

DAY 1: MONDAY

Evening things!

Testing, testing, 1, 2, 1, 2

Touch down NYC Baby - 06:42 NYC time 13:42 Mzansi time

They flew out of Mzansi on Sunday at 21:30 just after the live show.

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