Tu Nokwe is a South African singer, actress, guitarist, composer, lyricist, recording artist, author, teacher and businesswoman whose work is driven by her passion for children, community and social justice. She has performed around the world.
Brought up in a family of six singers, under the banner of her family NGO the Nokwe Creative Development Foundation; Tu Nokwe initially taught music to township kids in her family's Amajika Youth and Children's Art Project.
As a young adult, Tu travelled the world learning her craft, then returned to South Africa in the early 90s. In 1996, she released the album and hit song Inyakanyaka which redefined her as a powerful innovator.
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