Shoppers in a Johannesburg Woolworth experience Soweto Gospel Choir flashmob – many of whom posed as workers – to perform Asimbonanga (We have not seen him), a call for freedom written during Mandela’s incarceration in prison. The lyrics are as follows: Asimbonanga [we have not seen him] Asimbonang’ uMandela thina [we have not seen Mandela] Laph’ekhona [in the place where he is] Laph’ehleli khona [in the place where he is kept] Asimbonanga Asimbonang ‘umfowethu thina [we have not seen our brother] Laph’ekhona [in the place where he is] Laph’wafela khona [in the place where he died] Sithi: Hey, wena [We say: hey, you] Hey, wena nawe [Hey, you and you] Siyofika nini la’ siyakhona [when will we arrive at our destination]
More and more celebrities continue to flock to Harlem New York. Neil Patrick Harris Harlem days aren’t over—in fact, they’re just about to begin! Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka who recently purchased property in Harlem in 2013, “Officially” move to New York.
By HarlemHouse HCL brings you a new Podcast Mix in Celebration of Black History Month. Mixed by RhythmDB you will find on this mix Gospel, Jazz, House, R&B, Soul, HipHop & Classics. Enjoy & Celebrate!!!
Pure Jazz perfection. Billie Holiday singing the blues live in this video version of Fine and Mellow with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Gerry Mulligan, Vic Dickenson and Roy Eldridge. You can see Billie’s talent and vocal gift of timing and delivery as she carries on with each of these talented musicians taking turns expressing the blues.