Multi-ARIA award-winning Ghanaian-Australian artist Genesis Owusu has announced his highly anticipated sophomore album, STRUGGLER due for release on August 18 via OURNESS / AWAL.To celebrate his new album, Genesis Owusu returns to the EU/UK.Owusu completed a sold-out 22 date tour in 2021 alongside his Goon Club, before another sold-out national theatre tour with The Black Dog Band (his recording band) in 2022. Next, Owusu jetted to the United States for his first ever international tour, performing 16 shows with his Goons. Owusu also made his U.S. late night television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Owusu additionally saw his album track, “Gold Chains” included in President Obama’s Favourite Music of 2021.
A 13-date European tour followed with sold-out stops in London, Dublin, Amsterdam and Berlin’s Berghain, as well as a performance at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound. After his wildly talked-about Splendour in the Grass performance in July, Owusu returned to North America for performances at Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Osheaga Festival in Montreal, This Ain’t No Picnic Festival in California and Austin City Limits. He also supported Khuranghbin in Austin alongside Thundercat, and joined Glass Animals for a string of shows hitting Nashville, Toronto and Cincinnati. Genesis Owusu closed out 2022 supporting Tame Impala. He resumed in 2023 with a two-city performance series, Red Bull Symphonic, which saw him perform to a sold out Sydney Opera House. Today, the dawn of a new era for Genesis Owusu begins ahead of an impending world tour and the arrival of STRUGGLER in August.