Global Week: Chrisette Michele Went To South Africa And Compiled This Photo Diary

The power of music. It can traverse cultures and continents, connect people from the farthest of the world’s corners. For Chrisette Michele, it’s taken the her to the motherland. The 31-year-old soul singer took a trip out to South Africa for a few performance gigs, and to absorb the sights and cultures of Johannesburg and Soweto (there’s a lion park!).

As VIBE’s Global Week comes to a close, Chrisette shares some visuals from her time in SA, scrapbook-style. Click the arrows above to swipe through the shots. Bonus: Video of her arrival included below.

All photos shot by Jerry Bagley