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"Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass"

Grazing In The Grass is an African instrumental song, originally recorded by Hugh Masekala. The song can be attributed to the extraordinary, beautiful, vibrant landscapes throughout Africa where animals are known to comfortably graze. 708 more words

Music

Farewell, Bra' Hugh

The world lost one of it’s greatest musical ambassadors of Pan Africanism the day it lost Hugh Masekela, known as “Bra Hugh” in South Africa and much of the world. 1,515 more words

Appreciation

#FOMOFridays

Whew! Ok… I’m slowly getting back into it. Today’s post is hella late my morning was riddled with doing weekly stats for that 9 to 5. 772 more words

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Celebration of struggle songs

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BY BILLY SUTER

DURBAN-RAISED performers including Dan Chiorboli and Neill Solomon are among musical talents involved in an exciting new project that celebrates freedom songs via a new triple album and a one-off Johannesburg concert. 846 more words

Music

Miriam Makeba

Singer, political activist, philanthropist, mother, “Mama Africa” — Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) was all of the above. She was born in Prospect, a black township outside of Johannesburg, South Africa to a… 2,025 more words

Biographies

Weekly Rising Star: Tris T

Music has always been synonymous with the singularity of language universally. With no exception to the rest of the world, South Africa has seen many legends whom over the years used music to change the social status-quo. 567 more words

"grazing in the grass" - hugh masekela (1968)

Today is the spring equinox, colloquially known as the first day of spring, in this part of the world.  Though our calendar officially recognizes the seasonal change, it sure doesn’t feel like it in Chicago.  1,010 more words