- Yvonne Chaka Chaka took the time to remember the late Mama Africa Miriam Makeba on the 12th anniversary of her death
- Yvonne expressed how much she misses her friend and former colleague and that even 12 years later her memory still burns bright
- Yvonne’s followers took to the comment section of the heartwarming post to pay tribute to Makeba too
Yvonne Chaka Chaka took the time to remember the late Mama Africa Mirriam Makeba on her 12th death anniversary. Legends like this never truly die.
Taking to social media with some touching memories of Makeba, Yvonne expressed how much she misses her and that even 12 years later, her undeniable legacy still lives on strong.
Yvonne has so much respect for the late legend and not a year goes by where she does not think about her on the day she passed.
“Our beautiful talented humanitarian Mama Africa Mirriam Makeba it is 12 years today 9 November since she left us but we will always remember her for all she did for us. Asante. Tatenda. Edukpe. Siyabonga Arigato gozaimas.”
Yvonne’s followers took to the comment section of the heartwarming post to pay tribute to Makeba. She was an iconic legend whose strong will and welcoming heart touched many lives.
@iamoumahjohnpaul: “That beautiful old lady was remarkable.”
@esinako_sodo: “Love you all. May she rest in power, you inspire me, powerful rocks.”
@macali_j_jr: “Both the souls may continue to rest in peace and the glory be to God!”
@thedacy: “These pictures capture such an incredible moment in time.”
@chilufyamatipa: “I loved her dearly. May her soul rest in eternal peace. That song she did with Harry Belafonte, 'Darling Go Home', remains my favourite.”
Briefly.co.za previously reported that 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.
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