Miriam Makeba – And why is our music…

And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What…


“And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite.”
-Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba – I look at an ant…

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by…


“I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.”
-Miriam Makeba