SINGER RELEASES TRACK IN TRIBUTE TO WINNIE
MUSICIAN Sindi Nene (pictured) has released a newtrack titled I AM — a Winnie Mandela tribute.
The Durban-born singer, songwriter, composer, andbusinesswoman was exposed to the study of musicin high school. Thereafter, she went on to study Jazzand popular music at the University of KwaZuluNatal.
She rose to fame in 2010 as a contestant in Idols
SA, and that saw her land a deal with Universal MusicRecords in 2011. She was also signed under theUniversal Music Publishing Group. Later that year shereleased an album called INFINITE, which had one singlecalled Nguwe Wedwa.
Now signed to 999 Music, she will be releasing aself-titled album SINDI, which has elements of soul,pop, RnB, hip hop and jazz.
In a press release, Nene said Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was and will continue to be a symbol ofhope, freedom and inspiration to not only youngSouth African people but to the whole of Africa.
“She stood for equality, she stood up against bullies,and she stood for freedom to life and was doingall this, as a woman, alongside other freedom fighters,when the African people were being oppressed,”Nene said.