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Vusi Mahlasela:
Vusi Mahlasela canta "Thula Mama"

TEDGlobal 2007 · 10:06 · Filmed Jun 2007
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Vusi Mahlasela: Vusi Mahlasela canta "Thula Mama"
10:06 · Filmed June 2007 at TEDGlobal 2007 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

El cantautor sudafricano Vusi Mahlasela dedica su canción “Thula Mama” a todas las mujeres y, en especial, a su abuela que demostró una valentía inquietante enfrentando a la opresión policial en la era del apartheid. Su historia, su voz y su música los dejará sin habla.

Musician, activist
South African singer-songwriter Vusi Mahlasela was a crucial artistic voice during the fight against apartheid, and now in the new modern-day nation. Blending traditional African music with soul and blues, his music showcases powerful vocals and poetic lyrics. Full bio
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