Ruan de Waal is a new star on the rise. Ruan hails from Namibia and he started his singing career when he was only 11 years old. Now, 6 years later he releases his debut album on EMI entitled "'n Bietjie Nader". The 12 track album was written and produced by Werner Beukes, Ruan de Waal and Conrad Basson. The first single sent to radio is Track 1 on the album called "Waar Is Jy?" and it has had an amazing response from stations. This great pop album is sure to propel Ruan into the Afrikaans market.