The founder and leader of the band is guitarist Themba Jack. They released their debut CD, Siyazazisa,(“we introduce ourselves”) in April 2011 with SAMA winning producer Lawrence Matshiza. It features Hugh Masekela on two tracks as well as R&B singer Puff Johnson. Since formation seven years ago, this vibrant and energetic group of teenagers has performed at over 200 venues with diverse audiences. They have played at the Buyel’ ekhaya Festival in East London and they recently shared a stage with George Benson at the NMB Music Fest. They performed at the Joy of Jazz festival in Joburg and were on TV show HHP Respect, Morning Live, Isidingo, and others. The New AFroteens have grown up now and have morphed in to Modern Tribe. Check out their music!