Matthew Mole, the winner of last year’s CONVERSE Get out of the garage campaign has once again made local music headlines for being the first South African artist to enter the iTunes chart at Number 1 with his debut album “The home we built”
The 21 year old singer/songwriter from Cape Town exceeded the international superstars such as Jay-Z, The Rolling Stones, Michael Buble and Robin Thicke to be placed at Number 1 on the iTunes chart. Not only that but his album has also been attracting some serious attention from other international platforms, The album was named record of the day in the UK and also named artist of the week in USA.
“It was such an amazing thing to see the album at No.1 on the morning of its release. All thanks to the overwhelming support received from everyone! It’s great to know that people are loving the album.” – Matthew Mole
This is some serious young talent from SA and a sure classic in the making. I’m sure it goes without saying that CONVERSE played a massive role in his success from the day when he was announced as the winner of their “Get out of the garage” campaign.