Anti-Apartheid Struggle Songs from South Africa

Johnny Clegg used his privilege as a white man favored by the system to help dismantle it. He was one of the regime’s most popular opponents. “Asim’bonanga,” which is sung in IsiZulu like most of his songs, was about the shady ways of the oppressive regime and how Mandela was hidden away from the people. The song also makes reference of fallen struggle heroes Steve Biko, Victoria Mxenge and Neil Aggett