Interview with South African Singer Lira

Afro-Soul singer Lira is a South African songstress who is creating a buzz with the recent release of her first North American album, Rise Again. If you think she is just the latest international “It” girl to hit the airwaves, think again. Lira has enjoyed a long-time singing career that has surpassed some of the achievements of some of our most heralded artists. In South Africa she’s already released four multi-platinum albums as well as a live in concert DVD Lira Live in Concert: A Celebration, which aired in her country in 2009 and was watched by nine million people.

Check out the Q & A I did with her for this week.

Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is a writer and editor of several books, including the anthology Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul.  She offers editing, proofreading and creative coaching services to authors who self-publish. She has written for numerous print and digital spaces, including SoulBounce,, Honey Mag, and East of the River Magazine. She is currently a music writer with Contact her at to hire her.

Read other Creativity Tips by Khadijah:

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