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Diandra Reviews With A Cause: Jennifer Saran Wants You To “Wake Up”

Poverty might be the greatest divide between people that goes rhetorically unnoticed but massively felt. To Jennifer Saran, the inequality of the impoverished is a subject in dire need of attention and amends. Hence. her collaboration with South African, Grammy-winning male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Grammy legend Carlos Santana (Featured Guitarist) to create the vibrantly inspiring call to “Wake Up”.


Equality is the heartfelt, universal morality we all claim to desire but have yet to manifest as a human race. Income inequality seems to grow everyday, to which Jennifer Saran has created this track and initiative that all of its sales will go to the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. As an outspoken defender of human rights and campaigner for the oppressed, Nobel Peace Prize-winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is one of the world’s most revered peacemakers. The mission of his US-based nonprofit is to support and promote the creation of a culture of peace throughout the world.


“Wake Up’s” stunning collaboration is a “feel good” appeal for the world to recognize that happiness is a privilege, and a privilege can only be felt when shared. Thus, in recognizing that money is the root of all distress, we, asa  world, can unite and feel the joy that Saran and Ladysmith Black Mambo sing about with a simple glee. The song feels like one would after a long, cool shower: cleansed and ready to go. Hence. Saran’s meaningful action through her lyrics to encourage an uplifting change – “It’s time to Wake Up!” Let her positivity spark a sense of mindfulness and Click Here to learn more about Jennifer Saran, whose third album will be released early 2017.