In the past 8 years, Lira has released four platinum albums and dominated radio charts in her native South Africa. She’s been honored by the South African Music Awards and the MTV Africa Awards, performed at a number of globally- prestigious events, such as the 2010 World Cup Kick-Off and the 92nd birthday of Nelson Mandela and her stunning good looks have landed her on the cover of many fashion and lifestyle magazines; she was even named as Glamour Magazine South Africa’s “Woman of the Year”. The first artist to have a video from her country featured on VH1, Lira is now set on introducing US listeners to her Afro-Soul sound.
Check out the adorable and gorgeous video for “Phakade” from the singer’s upcoming LP (also adorable and gorgeous are Lira and her on-screen love interest.
DC Clutchettes and Clutch Gents can catch Lira for free on July 28th at the Kennedy Center. Go and show that sister some love!