Interview: Tumi Mothei, Artist Manager – AAP Agencies
“There is a gap that needs to be bridged… between artists and labels and managers.”
Tumi Mothei is a young South African entrepreneur who comes from a background in entertainment. He has over 10 years of experience in the South African Music Industry. He has also worked as a touring musician, and then moved on to talent and event management, spending time at Musketeer Records and Sony Music Entertainment Africa along the way.
Late 2014 after relocating to Cape Town he founded AAP Agencies (Pty) Ltd. This bold new start-up challenges the standards of management and artist booking in South Africa and looks to inject a much needed fresh approach to the music industry. He oversees all aspects of the company and works closely with a vibrant young team.