Afro-pop singer Zahara, real name Bulelwa Mkuthukana is flying the South African flag high in American, Canada and London.
Over the weekend, the "Loliwe" hitmaker took the stage with the American jazz saxophonist and songwriter Kirk Whalum, as the duo wowed the crowd in Washington DC with their rendition of "I Will Always Love You".
The song that was made popular by music legends, the likes of Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston.
Zahara shared the memorable experience with her followers on social media.
"Deep and original, one of the best from Africa..... keep shinning", commented one of her Instagram followers.
South African TV show hostess and businesswoman Felicia Mabuza-Suttle also commented, urging that Zahara to "keep the memory of Miriam Makeba alive when" she performs abroad.
Beautiful @ZaharaSA!👏Please also keep the memory of our wonderful #MamaAfrica, #MiriamMakeba alive when you perform abroad. They love her, especially with her popular song #PataPata and the #ClickSong. I am sure you do. Keep African legacy alive abroad.— Felicia Mabuza-Suttle (@Feliciamabuza) August 25, 2018
Fellow musicians including Kirk Whalum Berita and other South African stars and fans congratulated Zahara on her stellar performance.
What an awesome night!! Thank you to Zahara and the best band in the land. Thank you Earl & Earl!— #LOVECOVERS (@KirkWhalum) August 25, 2018
— Berita (@BeritaAfroSoul) August 26, 2018
Thatha, Momomo! U make SA soooo proud😍😍😍😍— STOP ALBINISM KILLINGS (@kuliroberts) August 26, 2018
Make SA proud girl wazalwa nesiphiwo and no one can take it away from u girl— Today It's My Birthday (@amahle_i) August 25, 2018
Blessed beyond major, your voice is gold❤ pic.twitter.com/p9IDguK2lF— Bongekile Zungu (@MaZungu23) August 26, 2018
Zahara featured Whalum on the hit track Umfazi on her latest album Mgodi.
Prior to the US tour, Zahara took over Canada and the United Kingdom.
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