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Yvonne Chaka Chaka on BET award: "I never ever anticipated this"

The highly respected South African singer joined the Drive team to chat about the award she will receive from BET for her humanitarian work.

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In case you missed it, iconic South African singer and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka will be honoured at this year's BET Awards in the USA. She will receive the 'International Global Good Star and Power' award.

The event will take place in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on BET Africa (DSTV Channel 129) on the 27th of June at 20h00. 

Read: BET to honour Yvonne Chaka Chaka

The 'Princess of Africa', as she is commonly known, is being recognised for her positive impact and influence on the world through her humanitarian work. 

Read: Rihanna accepts Humanitarian of the Year Award at Harvard University

The East Coast Drive team managed to catch up with the iconic singer to find out how she felt after being notified that she was going to receive the prestigious award and to hear more about the projects that she's working on.

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