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Dreaming Zenzile

04/21/2022 | 7m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

The musical Dreaming Zenzile celebrates the legendary South African singer and activist Miriam Makeba. Written by and starring international jazz vocalist Somi Kakoma, the show is set during Makeba's last performance as she reflects on her life. Somi explains why she created the show, which features some of Makeba's best-known songs, and talks about Makeba as an inspiration for her own career.

Aired: 04/21/22

Rating: NR

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