Ladysmith Black Mambazo: One of our fondest moments was with Nelson Mandela

Ladysmith Black Mambazo member Albert Mazibuko says one of their fondest moments throughout their careers was when they first met former president Nelson Mandela on his birthday in 1993.

Mazibuko says after the performance, Mandela told them that they must keep up the good work and that their music has been a great inspiration.

We were so amazed that when we performed he stood up and joined us on staged and danced with us.

Albert Mazibuko, Ladysmith Black Mambazo member

The one that stays with me all the time is when he went to Oslo to receive his noble peace prize. After we finished the song he actually chose those two songs; he stood up and raised his fist and said 'Black Mambazo, Black power'

Albert Mazibuko, Ladysmith Black Mambazo member

[WATCH] Grammy award-winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform in studio

We want to see South African musicians and anyone who's got talent believe in themselves and represent our country everywhere in the world.

Albert Mazibuko, Ladysmith Black Mambazo member

Ladysmith Black Mambazo will be performing at the 702 Day of the Dads at Waterfall city on the 17th of June.

Listen to more fond moments Mazibuko has with the former statesman and the musical group...


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