Day 5 of Black History Month Miriam MakebaIf you don’t know Miriam Makeba, you then should know Mama Africa. Well, the famous Mama Africa is Miriam Makeba, a South African who cannot be forgotten as far as the continent is concerned. Miriam is being referred to as the most famous female artist the continent has produced. Of course, a Grammy Award winner is no small musician. That is what Mama Africa is, she won the Grammy Award during her prime on the stage! She primarily tackled the socio-political plight of her country people under Apartheid with her music, and she remains one of the greatest of all time as far as African music is concerned.