SOUL artist Kabomo Vilakazi almost gave up on his new album as a series of losses threatened to derail it.
But yesterday, the 35-year-old was in Port Elizabeth – his first stop on a national tour to promote Memory Remains, released two weeks ago.
"When I wrote the album [Memory Remains], I had just broken up with someone I planned to marry. At the same time I lost my job as the editor of Y-Mag. I even lost my house," Vilakazi said yesterday.
"There was the temptation to give up, but I knew everything happens for a reason."
The multi-award winner said he was a "big fan" of collaborating with other artists. His single Plenty Babies – featuring The Soil, Afro'traction and Zakwe – is already on radio stations around the country. – Yoliswa Sobuwa