Yvonne Chaka Chaka, an African-American singer-songwriter, rose to fame by putting her heart and soul into her music. Because she didn't let fate or circumstances decide where her life would go, she went after the extraordinary instead of settling for the ordinary to fulfill her ambitions.
Her parents gave birth to her in Dobsonville, a neighborhood in central Soweto, in 1965. She was 11 years old when her father passed away. Sophie Machaka, her mother, was forced to take on the role of sole breadwinner in their household. In her early years, she shared an apartment with her parents and two older sisters.
She made television history as the first black youngster to appear on Sugar Shack in 1981. Having a distinctive voice and being an active member of her choir helped her stand out among other excellent hunters. Phill Hollis of Dephon Records signed her when she was 19 years old in 1985. Her debut album, I'm in love with a DJ, was released and sold roughly 35,000 copies. It wasn't long before she was making waves with albums like Motherland, Who is the Bose?, Burning Up! Sangoma, Thank you Mr. DJ! Power of Africa! Be Proud to be African! Who's Got the Power? Kwenzenjani, among others.
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