Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Digital Journalist
1 minute read
29 Aug 2017
9:56 am

LISTEN: An interview with soul sensation Jobie Clarke

Vhahangwele Nemakonde

In episode 1 of Citizen Cast, the team talks to soul sensation Jobie Clarke on his story so far, his upcoming plans, and of course the news.

Jobie Clarke. Picture: Native Rhythms.

The Citizen Cast, a new podcast brought to you by The Citizen and hosted by Vhahangwele Nemakonde, Charles Cilliers and Jacques Cillers, sat down with Ntando Sithole-Clarke, popularly known as Jobie Clarke, and he shared his journey with us from when he was a young boy growing up in KwaZulu-Natal, not knowing he was a talented singer, to when he finally broke into the music industry.

“If you can go to school and study music, do it, because it will help you learn the language of music. It will help with your confidence and courage to step out to the big spaces that come with this. It’s not an easy space but it’s doable and when you do it you’ll fall in love deeper and deeper with it. Find your voice and try find your voice way before you release or rush to be signed or anything like that,” says Jobie Clarke, who had a few gems to share with those aspiring to follow in his footsteps.

Listen to the rest of the interview below to hear the full story.