Shot in the Bo-Kaap neighborhood of Cape Town, Laura Mvula’s energetic and visibly vibrant “Phenomenal Woman” video celebrates just that – the phenomenal woman.
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Inspired by Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman,” Mvula affirms what the late, great Maya Angelou once attested, “I’m a woman, phenomenally.”
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“I wrote this anthem to raise up our women,” says Mvula. “We are givers of life, we are the children bearers, the nurturers, the heroines. We are extraordinary in our ordinarieness. We fly; we fight; we are [the] ‘Phenomenal Woman.’”
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“The Dreaming Room,” Mvula’s second album, is out June 17.
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