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After waiting with bated breath for an invitation to perform in South Africa, Gladys Knight says her visit is the realisation of a dream.
The elegant lady of jazz will perform at the Dome, in Northgate on Friday, and at the Superbowl, Sun City, on Saturday night.
She said the longevity of her music career hung from the strong base she has.
"Mine is love. I believe that with people in my life, we are a gift to each other. You look for the good, but sometimes come across bad people.
"However, if we are true to ourselves and smile from the heart, it helps. It's that love I bring to the people," revealed a serene Knight.
She said that she has tried to live a clean life because she started touring with the Pips from a young age.
"They were like my parents".