|Mothers set the stage
On stage an entertainer is the life of a concert, the centre of attention, who seems to have the world in the hands that clutch the microphone. But before they were entertainers, they were all children with big dreams.
Children take notes from singing mothers
I want to be like my mother. More often than not that sentiment is not quite fulfilled by the offspring who wishes it. Whenever children follow through, it can be something special. And depending on the kind of mother they have, she will naturally be proud of the example she has set for her child.
Gospel fathers stand guard
Many gospel artistes have admitted to being very mindful of bad influences on their children or close relatives; some are even willing to go as far as turning down an opportunity for the younger ones to study abroad.
Marley lives in Motherland
It has been 62 years since Cedella Booker gave birth to Robert Nesta Marley and, 26 years following his death, Jamaica's king of reggae, Bob Marley, is still revered by Black South Africans, who survived the cruel apartheid system.
Saxophonist plays through Zinc Fence
A zinc fence was literally saxophonist Tafawee (much more widely known as Tafane) Buchsaecab's gateway to artistic freedom. Not just any zinc fence, mind you, and certainly not the kind that forms a flimsy, yet formidable barrier between the haves and have-nots.