Yvonne Chaka Chaka's big-name #TBT with Miriam Makeba, Nelson Mandela

Yvonne Chaka Chaka's big-name #TBT with Miriam Makeba, Nelson Mandela

- Singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka's took to social media to post an epic TBT

- Her throwback pics included big names such as late icons Miriam Makeba, Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel

- The singer's timeless music has certainly seen her rubbing shoulders with some of the world's greatest icons.

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Veteran South African musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been in the music industry for decades.

The singer who began her music career at a young age, has performed her internationally recognised hits in many countries across the globe.

The Umqombothi hitmaker has travelled the world and has met some famous people in her lifetime.

Her timely music gained her popularity in so many African countries and has earned her a nickname, "Princess of Africa".

Yvonne took to social media on Thursday to throw a young #TBT with some of the world renown icons she has taken pictures with.

She captioned the post:

"My TBT with all the people I love and respect @suzannaowiyo @josinazmachel. The one and only Mama Africa Miriam Makeba and her Princess."

She shared pictures of herself with some of the biggest names in the world.

In one picture, she is rubbing shoulders with late South African singer Miriam Makeba, who was affectionately known as Mama Africa.

In another picture, she shares a smile with late former South African president Nelson Mandela and his widow Graca Machel.

In the final picture, she is with fellow African singers including Suzanna Owiyo - a renowned Kenyan singer and songwriter.

Suzanna reacted to the post:

"Humbled my big sister. Stay safe."

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Yvonne's fans also loved her TBT.

youngrealafrican commented:

"Lovely pic of the greatest."

smith.shaun08 commented:

"I salute you mam #yvonne_chakachakacha you are a giant... I regularly jam to your music."

juleskalonjibukasa added:

"I will never forget the first time I saw ma Yvonne in Kinshasa, I was still a student. Playing music, I felt in love with South Africa and your music without being here."

Briefly.co.za has reported that Yvonne recently took part in a 60-second YouTube series called The Legacy Stories. She revealed her secrets to succeeding are being herself and keeping her feet firmly on the ground.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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