FemFriday #1: Dope Saint Jude
On the 1st of June the premiere of the concert series FemFriday is taking place within the premises of the Weltmuseum Wien. FemFriday is putting a spotlight on exceptional female musicians and female fronted bands of urban music.
The first artist of the series is Dope Saint Jude - an artist constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation in South African hip hop. Her dynamic sound production, lyricism and performance have gained her international popularity and seen her perform in Europe, the USA and Africa. Dope Saint Jude’s unique style speaks to audiences interested in the intersection of hip hop, queerness, feminism and bad-assery. In 2016 she released her debut self produced EP, Reimagine.
Catherine Saint Jude Pretorius was born in Cape Town South Africa. She studied Politics at the University of Cape Town. In 2011 she started South Africa’s first documented drag king troupe, performing as Saint Dude. In 2013, having learnt about performance through drag, she left the group to learn sound production and begin a career as Dope Saint Jude. In the span of less than 2 years, Saint Jude has rapidly gained international popularity for her ability to speak to various audiences through the medium of hip hop.
Entry: € 24,- / reduced € 19,- (incl. entry to the museum)