Actress Jawaahier Petersen records her first singing solo: ‘I had a burning reason to record it’

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Jawaahier Petersen. (PHOTO: Instagram/@Jawaahier)
Jawaahier Petersen. (PHOTO: Instagram/@Jawaahier)

She’s made a name for herself as an actress in the popular Afrikaans soap Suidooster.

And while thousands of viewers across the country have fallen in love with the conservative, oftentimes awkwardly funny character she portrays, Jawaahier Petersen is proving she’s a versatile performer.

Music is in her blood. The 34-year-old – the daughter of the legendary late Cape Town composer Taliep Petersen and singer Madeegha Anders – recently released her first solo single.

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