Deezer partnered up with Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse to create a special tribute playlist ‘Nelson Mandela A Life Story in Music’.

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day, global music streaming service Deezer partnered up with Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse to create a special tribute playlist ‘Nelson Mandela A Life Story in Music’.

The exclusive playlist narrated by Mabuse is a personal journey into the musical taste of Mandela.

We first debuted this playlist ahead of Mandela’s centenary birthday in 2018.

As a beloved and special playlist for the South African community, music fans will once again be able to hear loving commentary from Mabuse.

Some of Mandela’s favourite featured artists include: The Manhattan Brothers, Solomon Linda, Brenda Fassie, and Miriam Makeba.

It also features struggle songs from Chicco, Johnny Clegg, Hugh Masekela, and Yvonne Chaka Chaka.

“Nelson Mandela will always be my role model and I am delighted to share my personal reflections. It is an honour to pay tribute to his life and it is something I do with utmost respect and joy.” said Sipho ‘Hotstix.’

Nelson Mandela, ‘A Life Story in Music’ will be available until 31 July 2020.

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Chair Person of Music Exchange Sipho “Hotstix” to Perform at Liliesleaf

Chair Person of Music Exchange  Sipho “Hotstix” to Perform at Liliesleaf to mark & commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s seminal statement delivered from the dock during the Rivonia Trial  

 

Liliesleaf to Mark & Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s “I am Prepared to Die” Statement from the Dock during the Rivonia Trial with a Concert at Liliesleaf on Sunday 20th April, 2014
Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse will perform on Sunday 20th April at Liliesleaf to mark and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s seminal statement delivered from the dock during the Rivonia Trial.
The Rivonia Trial provided the accused with the ideal platform to present their case to the world and Nelson Mandela used this opportunity to deliver a compelling argument and case as to why the Liberation Movement moved from passive resistance to armed struggle.
As we approach 20 years of democracy, it provides all South Africans with the opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved, how far we have come as a country, and what events like the Rivonia Trial meant to the struggle in the fight for democracy. Nelson Mandela’s statement and in particular his closing remarks in which he said “During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die”, goes to the very heart and essence of what the struggle embodied and characterised.
In expressing his reason for performing at Liliesleaf on the 20th April, Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse, remarked that “Liliesleaf remains a monument to the fight against injustice – may the spirit of the Rivonia Trialists be forever etched in the memory for future generations”.
For more Information on the event please contact Nicholas Wolpe on (011) 803 7882 or Martin Myers (083 ) 448 4475
Tickets  can be bought thru Webtickets
Physical Address:  7 George Avenue, Rivonia,  Johannesburg,  Republic of South Africa
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