The South African trumpeter is one of the giants of African music. Over his long career, he pioneered jazz fusion and even managed to bump the Rolling Stones from the U.S. charts. Still, at age 74, he says, "I feel like I'm just beginning."
October 18, 2012 Spencer West lost his legs because of a genetic disorder when he was just 5 years old. But that hasn't stopped him from great athletic endeavors, like climbing the highest peak in Africa. West joins host Michel Martin to talk about his memoir, Standing Tall.
February 2, 2012 RuPaul is known for his dazzling dresses, sky-high wigs and even higher stiletto heels. His latest accomplishment is hosting RuPaul's Drag Race, a modeling competition for drag queens, now in its fourth season. Host Michel Martin speaks with the 51-year-old entertainer, singer and model.