Yvonne Chaka Chaka is determined to carry on the heritage of Oliver Mtukudzi and Hugh Masekela.
The late giants are featured in the singer’s latest offering, which is a musical prayer and petition for Africa’s recovery and victory over poverty.
Murume Mukuru (Tapera), a jazz ballad, follows the economic and generational impact of Covid-19 on the continent.
A legend pays tribute to other legends. Hearing them together again transports you back to a much better time.
This tune features true African jazz elements.
Yvonne told TshisaLIVE that she does everything with a purpose and hopes to empower others.
“I do what God has asked me to do, with the capabilities He’s given me. You don’t have to wait, you just have to go out there and knock on that door.”
With all that she’s achieved over the years Yvonne said there’s only one mandate she puts outs at the forefront of her career, and that is being of service.
“When you help others. It’s not about the legacy but more about who I am helping at this point in time, who is benefiting from me now, who’s life am I changing now?
“We all have different talents and purposes in life. Young people come with different talents and there’s a lot we can learn from each other. We’ve fought different battles so we have different knowledge.”