The Scenic Drive celebrates Women's Month: PJ Powers

The Scenic Drive celebrates Women's Month: PJ Powers

The Scenic Drive with Rian is celebrating women’s month by reliving some of our favourite interviews with some of SA’s most loved women!

PJ Powers

South African singer, songwriter and activist PJ Powers need no introduction. Powers is an incredible household name, and the Scenic Drive team invited her to talk about her journey in the music industry and her brand new song.

South African music legend PJ Powers “Thandeka” is an award-winning musician. 

Her career started in the 1980s as the lead singer of Hotline and her solo career flourished during the 1990s and the 2000s with hits including “There is Answer”, “Feel So Strong”, “Jabulani”, “You’re So Good To Me” & “World in Union”, a song which became the iconic Rugby World Cup song.

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Her music brought many South African's together during the apartheid-era.

PJ Powers is also an international brand. 

She has performed across the globe including the queen herself, Queen Elizabeth II, King Juan Carlos of Spain, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. 

In 2003 she was asked to write the official 85th birthday song for President Mandela, which she sang to him and a host of luminaries such as Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton and many other world leaders and presidents during the international broadcast.

Throughout her career, Powers released 15 albums. 

Powers recently released a brand new song, 'I Got Faith.' 

"The new song is all about faith. We went through difficult times as a country, and we need faith," she said. 

Her new song is not the only good news. Powers will release another Rugby World Cup Anthem for South Africa! 

PJ Powers broke the exciting news for the very first time. 

PJ Powers is loved by many South African's and are a true inspiration. Rian van Heerden and the Scenic Drive decided to invite Powers to the studio to talk about her journey and her brand new song.  

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