Mafikizolo's work to feature at Grammy museum

Mafikizolo is going to the Grammys... kinda! 

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South Africa's top singing duo, Mafikizolo, will have their musical work featured at the Grammy museum.

A Sounds of Africa exhibit will be unveiled at the museum in Los Angeles on Friday, and Mafikizolo made the cut.

Black Entertainment Television (BET) has partnered with the museum to showcase some of the content's music talent.

The exhibit is a tribute to Africa's legends, as well as traditional and contemporary music. 

It will feature artists who have been nominated for a Grammy and/or BET Awards. 

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Friday's exhibit, which will feature handwritten lyrics and rare instruments, among other things, is part of the build up to the 2016 BET Awards, taking place on Sunday. 

Other artists included in the exhibit include Nigerian rapper Ice Prince,  2face Idibia, visual artist Laolu Sebanjo, and  Angelique Kidjo, who picked up her third Grammy earlier this year.

Mafikizolo's Nhlanhla Nciza says she is "eternally humbled" by the honour.

"All we can do is praise His holy name, who ever thought our name will be mentioned alongside the Grammys . Eternally humbled," she said on Instagram.

Congrats, Mafikizolo! Keep flying the SA flag high.

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All we can do is praise His holy name, who ever thought our name will be mentioned alongside the Grammys . Eternally humbled🙏🏿 JOHANNESBURG – The work of South African music duo Mafikizolo will be displayed as part of the ‘African Sounds’ exhibit at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles this year. The museum and Black Entertainment Television (BET) will unveil the new exhibition on Friday, highlighting winners and nominees of both the Grammy Awards and BET Awards. The display will consist of handwritten lyrics, costumes and rare instruments from Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo, Singer/songwriter Salif Keita, Victor Uwaifo, visual artist Laolu Sebanjo, Tabu Ley Rochereau, 2Face Idibia and Ice Prince. BET Africa’s Monde Twala said, “It’s fantastic to see the influence of African artists and music amplified in this unique exhibition in this iconic setting. We are excited about working with the Grammy Museum to create this fascinating tribute to legendary, traditional and contemporary African musicians.” Paying tribute to music’s rich cultural history, the Grammy Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music by capturing the creative process, as well as the art and technology of the recording process. The building features 30,000 square feet of interactive and multimedia exhibits.

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