Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) South African-born singer who became known as Mama Afrika, one of the world's most prominent black African performers in the 20th century.

Miriam Makeba South African-born singer who became known as Mama Afrika, one of the world's most prominent African performers in the century.

Fatima Abbadi Photography: Miriam Makeba: South African singer and civil rights activist (The Queen Of African Music)

"Miriam Makeba March 1932 – 9 November nicknamed Mama Africa, was a…

Miriam Makeba (by Jürgen Schadeberg)

Miriam Makeba (by Jürgen Schadeberg). Zenzile Miriam Makeba March 1932 – 9 November nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist.

The original Voice of Africa, the late Miriam Makeba. Makeba, who died of a heart attack 2008, after performing one of her hit songs, “Pata, Pata” during a concert in Italy. She was known for her inspirational songs of hope, love, and empowerment. As any conscious artist would, she used her music to express her disapproval with the racial upheaval and apartheid in her native South Africa and this caused her almost 30-year exile.

The original Voice of Africa, the late Miriam Makeba. Makeba, who died of a…

Miriam Makeba, "the voice of Africa". She was known for her powerful songs of hope and empowerment. Her music condemned the racial upheaval and apartheid in her native South Africa, causing her almost 30-year exile.

MIRIAM MAKEBA "the voice of Africa". She was known for her powerful songs of hope and empowerment. Her music condemned the racial upheaval and apartheid in her native South Africa, causing her almost exile.

Miriam Makeba "Mama Africa" was a South African civil rights activist. She refused to curl her hair and wear makeup during her performances which internationally became known as the " Afro-look"

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba, A Revolutionary Musician

Miriam Makeba "Mama Africa" was a South African civil rights activist. She refused to curl her hair and wear makeup during her performances which internationally became known as the " Afro-look"

Miriam Makeba + Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) on their wedding day  in 1968

lostinurbanism: “ “Famed South African singer Miriam Makeba is photographed in May 1968 with new husband Stokely Carmichael, leader of the Black Panther Party, outside Carmichael’s mother’s Bronx, NY.

Miriam Makeba ~ b. Zenzile Miriam Makeba (aka Mama Africa) 04 Mar 1932 Prospect Township, Johannesburg, Union of South Africa ~ d. 09 Nov 2008 ~~ Genres:  Marabi, World music, folk, pop rock, jazz

Miriam Makeba Displays Beautiful Garb

Miriam Makeba ~ b. Zenzile Miriam Makeba (aka Mama Africa) 04 Mar 1932 Prospect Township, Johannesburg, Union of South Africa ~ d. 09 Nov 2008 ~~ Genres: Marabi, World music, folk, pop rock, jazz

Harry & Miriam

Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba (aka Mama Africa). In addition to their solo albums, they released a 1975 duet compilation called "Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba".

"The Queen of South African music, Miriam Makeba." - Pata Pata - Win your dream city break with i-escape & Coggles #Coggles #iescape #competition

"The Queen of South African music, Miriam Makeba." - Pata Pata - Win your dream city break with i-escape & Coggles

beautiful clicking song, Miriam Makeba, Mama Africa

The beautiful 'Oxgam' song by Mama Afrika - Miriam Makeba. A South African singer and civil rights activist who helped popularize African music globally.

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