South African who sings in Chinese on C-pop, her favourite artists, and the new songs she’s worked on in Hong Kong

//South African who sings in Chinese on C-pop, her favourite artists, and the new songs she’s worked on in Hong Kong

South African who sings in Chinese on C-pop, her favourite artists, and the new songs she’s worked on in Hong Kong

South African singer Eli Zaelo spent a chunk of her childhood dancing to R&B legends Whitney Houston and Beyoncé and to the tunes of anti-apartheid Afropop singer and songwriter Brenda Fassie. Music was in her blood.“My dad was my first vocal coach – he has a great ear for music,” says the 27-year-old. “On Saturday mornings, he’d have music blasting and ask me to do things like listen to a Tracy Chapman song and decipher the lyrics. I was only 10 years old, so I grew up valuing the emotive…

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