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Letta Mbulu

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Letta Mbulu is a South African jazz singer born and raised in Soweto. She has been active since the 1960s, but left South Africa for the United States in 1965 due to Apartheid. In the U.S. she worked with Cannonball Adderley and Harry Belafonte. Her singing can also be heard in Roots (TV miniseries), The Color Purple, and she was a guest on a Season 6 episode of Soul Train.

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  • Keila_M

    Liberian Girl :D Love that spoken intro! "Naku Penda Piya-Naku Taka Piya-Mpenziwe" ♥

    7 Jun 2013 Reply
  • DaSchtaishOne

    backed by hugh masekela.....always top-notch african grooves...

    1 Jan 2012 Reply
  • HeyYouBitch

    she did a spoken intro to 'liberian girl' by michael jackson

    22 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Cbbuddah

    The most loved lady in my music collection, just can't get enough of her music....

    3 May 2011 Reply
  • elviss

    love her!

    3 Dec 2010 Reply
  • trojonus

    what beautiful voice, chilling! Very happy to have found her music!!

    26 Nov 2010 Reply
  • chancer

    Sorry I didn't know about her a long time ago. What beyoooootiful singing! Yes, she's very good at causing the chills.

    10 Apr 2010 Reply
  • bugbarbecue

    love her

    13 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Hdkappe

    Sweet Juju を求めています。 どなたかお売りください。

    24 Apr 2007 Reply

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