Quotes by: Vusi Mahlasela
Mahlasela in February 2009
||1965 (age 51–52)
Pretoria, South Africa
||African folk, jam band
||ATO Records, MapleMusic Recordings (Canada)
I want my music to be accessible to every listener because I know that I really have something to say in terms of really, you know, removing thorns from people, thorns that really makes us unaware that we are bleeding with these thorns, like pain, grief, jealousy and so on.
Playing at home in Mamelodi is always so special to me, and I cherish those moments dearly.
Faith is a really important part of my life and inspires me in all facets of my life, including my songwriting and my singing.
I feel blessed to be a musician, and I know it's a power given to me from God that I must use in a very positive way.
If you are bitter, you are like a dry leaf that you can just squash, and you can get blown away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness.