Lesego celebrates African culture and heritage in his song “Afrika Viva Tau”
Lesego, a South African musician, actor and TV presenter, released his song “Afrika Viva Tau” in 2017, featuring the Jaziel Brothers. The song is an ode to the African continent and a yearning to return home. The song begins with a description of traditional African music and the hospitality of the people at home. The lyrics mention several places in South Africa, such as Dithabeng tsa basotho and Dinokeng tsa Rantsholekwa, known for their rich culture and history. The chorus of the song repeats the singer’s desire to return home to Africa, to the place where he was born and raised.
The second verse of the song continues with the theme of the singer’s desire to return home. He notes that even though he is far away, he cannot forget his roots, and he longs to be with the people who love him. The bridge of the song has the singer asking for help in finding his way back home. He mentions that he is lost and needs assistance from his friends to get back to his roots. The song’s closing lyrics pay tribute to different ethnic groups in South Africa, reminding listeners of Africa’s diversity and richness of culture.
The song title “Afrika Viva Tau” means “Africa Long Live Lion” in Sesotho, one of the official languages of South Africa. The lion is a symbol of strength, courage and pride in many African cultures. The song expresses Lesego’s admiration and respect for his homeland and its people. The song also features some words from other languages, such as Xhosa and Zulu, reflecting the multilingualism of South Africa.
“Afrika Viva Tau” by Lesego is a song that celebrates African culture and heritage, and inspires listeners to appreciate their roots and identity. The song is a testament to Lesego’s talent and versatility as an artist, as well as his love for his continent.
Lesego is not only a musician, but also an actor and a TV presenter. He is popularly known as “The Village Boy” due to his portrayal of a rural character on a popular TV series. He has also starred in several movies and shows, such as “The River”, “The Queen” and “The Throne”. He is also the host of a talk show called “Lesego’s Lounge”, where he interviews celebrities and discusses various topics.
Lesego’s music is influenced by different genres, such as Afro-pop, R&B, soul and gospel. He has released several albums and singles, such as “Mymusic”, “My Story” and “Ketshepile Wena”. He has collaborated with other artists, such as Jaziel Brothers, Presss and Vusi Nova. He has also won several awards and nominations, such as the South African Music Award for Best R&B Album in 2008.
Lesego is a proud African who uses his music and his platform to promote African culture and values. He is also involved in various social causes, such as education, health and empowerment. He is a role model for many young people who aspire to follow their dreams and passions. Lesego is a versatile and talented artist who continues to inspire and entertain his fans with his music and his personality.