interview: Durban-born singer Shanna “Sonny” Pillay

Jailoshini interviews Durban-born singer Shanna “Sonny” Pillay, who made a name for himself on the local music scene in the 1950’s before leaving to perform in the UK, and eventually finding critical and commercial success in New York City. During his illustrious career, Pillay has shared the stage on numerous occasions with South African music icons such as Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba.