The Queens, often heard in concert and on record with deep-voiced "groaner" Simon Mahlathini, represent the South African township style with absolute perfection. Established in 1964 as a session harmony group, they came to prominence in the '70s with their tough vocal style and rock-solid mbaqanga backing band. Some of the original Queens have toured the States with Mahlathini recently, displaying their sprightly dancing and gutsy harmonies to appreciative Western audiences. They are also heard to great effect on the collection album Soweto Never Sleeps - Classic Female Zulu Jive (Shanachie 43041) with other sister groups. ~ Myles Boisen, Rovi

Top Tracks
Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens - Kazet Gazette (Official Music Video)
Mahotella Queens - Mbube
Mahotella Queens - Umculo Kawupheli (1973)
The Mahotella Queens - Awuthele Kancane
Mahotella Queens - 2
Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens - Lilizela Mlilizeli
Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens - Reya Dumedisa
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