Lala ngoxolo Ma’Sthathu: A tribute to Zahara 

Born Bulelwa Mkutukana in the Eastern Cape on November 9 1987, Zahara started singing as a street performer in East London. She began showing a love for music at the age of 6 and was appointed the lead singer of a Sunday school choir in her hometown Phumlani. Zahara was spotted by TK Nciza of TS Records, who signed her to his label. She gained fame in 2011 when her debut album Country Girl went platinum in only 13 days and double platinum in 17 days, selling more than 100,000 copies in South Africa.
12 Dec 2023 3AM English South Africa News · Daily News

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