Based: Cape Town
Catherine Saint Jude Pretorius, professionally known as Dope Saint Jude ,is a rapper, singer, songwriter and producer from Cape Town, South Africa.
Her debut EP, Reimagine, was released in July 2016 and her second EP, Resilient, followed in October 2018. Saint Jude has been noted for bringing a “queer” edge to the hip hop scene. Pretorius has notably performed at Afropunk Johannesburg in 2018 and at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival in 2017. All through 2019, she is embarking on a European tour, with dates including cities in France, Germany, and Switzerland.