- A total of 80 South African celebrities have united to record one song for a worthy cause
- The stars, including Jack Parow, Emo Adams, Siv Ngesi and Clint Brink, have recorded their own rendition of the classic Bill Withers song titled Lean On Me
- The aim of the song is to uplift the spirits of the people of Mzansi amid the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown
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80 Mzansi entertainers have united to record a song to uplift the spirits of South Africans amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Singer Emo Adams along with local artists such as Siv Ngesi, Jack Parow, Clint Brink and first Idols SA winner Heinz Winckler, among others, have lent their voices to sing the iconic classic titled Lean On Me by Bill Withers.
Many Mzansi peeps have been sharing their struggle stories during these unprecedented times on different social media platforms. The song is aimed at instilling hope as many battle to make ends meet and to avoid contracting the virus during lockdown.
Adams, who conceptualised the idea for the project and produced the song, said it was important for him to record the iconic song with a local, modern twist to ensure it touches South Africans’ hearts during this pandemic.
"We need to keep spreading the love and also instil hope in every SA citizen right now. It is my vision to get every South African to not only download the song, but to unite and remain positive and hopeful because we all need each other during this time."
Adams partnered with pharmaceutical company Cipla South Africa and the entertainers in an effort to help create awareness around mental health and well-being. The song is available on digital music platforms. A music video has also been made.
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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that K.O has joined the list of South African stars who have been doing their bit to take care of the needy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Supa Dupa hitmaker has donated food parcels to a community charity organisation based in Pimville, Zone 6 in Soweto. The organisation feeds over 200 kids on a weekly bases.
K.O's good deed was sparked by one of the scheme's members who voted for him to win his South African Music Awards (SAMA) nominations. After voting, the fan tweeted Mr Cash Time asking him to donate food to the organisation.
The rapper, who loved the initiative, did not waste any time and provided the much-needed groceries to the charity organisation.
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