The Friday Stand-In 2016

South African singer Lira in charge of the mic as the #FridayStandIn

Lerato Molapo, South African singer known as Lira, has a spanning 13 years. It includes six studio albums, three live DVD’s, an autobiography and a movie. This week she is your Friday Stand-In.

Lira is not new to the 702 and CapeTalk audience. She has been featured in different shows, and has performed twice on the Afternoon Drive 702 Unplugged.

Born in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, Lira says she was conscious of racial and socioeconomic divisions from a very young age.

She always mentions that her music has been largely shaped by listening to artists like, Stevie Wonder and Miriam Makeba.

WATCH the video below to hear what her colleagues say about her

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