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Miriam Makeba - Mama Africa

Miriam Makeba deserves a more substantial piece, but for now we’ll start things off with the trailer for Mama Africa, a documentary that does a wonderful job of detailing her rich artistic and political life. 90 more words


Music Monday: Miriam Makeba -Pata Pata

I think most of us can agree that Monday is just not the best day. Somehow you feel unmotivated and a tad bit grumpy. Beat the Monday blues with a some soulful, funky music by the late great Miriam Makeba also known as Mama Africa.

African Music

Tales of an Accessories Addict: Zulu Necklaces!

Would you rock a Zulu necklace?  Would you rock it as a headpiece like Miriam Makeba or as a necklace? 

Let me know in the comments and thanks for stopping by :-)

Amma Mama

Pata Pata (Miriam Makeba)

Pata Pata
(Miriam Makeba)

Saguquka sathi ‘bheka’
Nants’ iPata Pata
Saguquka sathi ‘bheka’
Nants’ iPata Pata

Yiyo mama, yiyo mama
Nants’ iPata Pata
Yiyo mama, yiyo mama… 137 more words


Paying Tribute to the Youth in South Africa

June 16 is Youth Day in South Africa. It pays tribute to the brave youth who led a peaceful march in Soweto on June 16, 1976, to protest against the AfriKaans imposed language in the black schools. 51 more words

Reggae Covers: The Skatalites - Pata Pata (Miriam Makeba)

My longtime love affair with Miriam Makeba is a matter of record. Hers is a voice that winds itself around you like the arms of a beloved friend, dance partner, or paramour, depending on her mood. 56 more words