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Mzwakhe Mbuli, South African poet and singer

Review of South African poet and singer Mzwahke Mbuli

South African poet and singer Mzwakhe Mbuli rode the World Music wave into prominence in the early- to mid-1990s, recording on the London-based Earthworks label started by white South African expatriates Trevor Herman and Jumbo Vanrenen.

Earthworks' catalogue was first available in the United States on Shanachie Records, and included LPs by Hurricane Zouke, the Kings and Queens of Township Jive and the Indestructible Beat of Soweto compilations, featuring Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Malathini and others.