South African singer Lira takes five minutes out of her busy schedule to talk hair, beauty and fashion
With her Cover Girl looks and model figure, afro-soul singer Lira is currently the highest selling artist in South Africa. With a string of awards under her belt, including African Music Awards, MTV Africa Awards and MOJO Awards, as well as Glamour Magazine South Africa's Woman of the Year, she came to global attention during the World Cup in South Africa. Her previous four albums have all gone platinum and her current debut album Feel Good has done well Stateside.
When are you coming to the UK?
I just had two shows at The Hackney Empire with Hugh Masekela and one at the Button Factory in Dublin. I'm hoping to be in the UK in 2012.
Lira's Feel Good album is out now, Sony Music Africa
Lira images by Nick Boulton