Vusi Mahlasela

"Thula Mama": Vusi Mahlasela al TED

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Il cantautore sudafricano Vusi Mahlasela dedica la sua canzone, "Thula Mama" a tutte le donne — e in particolare a sua nonna, che mantenne la schiena diritta persino negli anni più duri dell'oppressione dell'apartheid. La sua storia, la sua voce e la sua musica vi lasceranno senza fiato.

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Vusi Mahlasela · 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.

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.