Nomsa Motale writes a heart felt piece about the supreme jazz legend Hugh Masekela.
The ‘vibe goddess’, as she is often referred to, is one of a special breed of artists in South Africa – she is a rapper, singer, songwriter and all-round creative.
“At this point in my musical journey, the theme of self reflection is central and I really just express the world as I see it at that time”
Leon Bridges is a soulful young musician who has regenerated a youthful voice in the soul genre.
“My house was very strange,” she remembers. “I didn’t do things other kids did because my parents were very strict — I stayed at home, quiet in my room.”
“ I wanted to make sure it had a message. Something that people could take away from it. Everyone gets lonely and everyone needs a friend. You’re bound to feel lost at some point in your life. It’s a universal feeling.”