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LISTEN: Jo Black, Karlien van Jaarsveld and Kurt Darren celebrate their local music inspirations

You won't believe who Kurt Darren cites as his musical inspiration.

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Kurt Darren, Karlien van Jaarsveld and Jo Black / Instgram.

Ever wonder who your favourite local artists' musical inspirations are - Martin Bester found out!

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Earlier this week, Beyoncé set social media on fire globally with the release of her annual Halloween tribute, the 'Single Ladies' singer released her version of Toni Braxton's 1993 album cover, Toni Braxton. 

Sporting a short pixie wig, white tank top, and a leather jacket - Beyonce looked every bit like Braxton. Many people also applauded her for unashamedly celebrating her musical inspiration.

Have a look at the picture:

In light of this, Martin Bester decided to ask South African artists who their local music inspirations were, take a listen to find out who Majozi, Karlien van Jaarsveld, Jo Back and Kurt Darren cite:

Karlien van Jaarsveld's inspiration? Karen ZoidJoshua na die Reën and Laurika Rauch.

Majozi's inspiration? Gangs of Ballet.

Kurt Darren's inspiration? Mango Groove and Mafizolo.

Jo Black's inspiration? Bruce Springsteen and Blue October.

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