- The State of New York has honoured South African reggae artiste Nkulee Dube
- The State's City of Buffalo proclaimed 11 June as "Nkulee Dube Day"
- She's the daughter of the late Lucky Dube
The City of Buffalo in New York has honoured South African reggae artiste Nkulee Dube by proclaiming 11 June as "Nkulee Dube Day."
Nkulee, who is the late renowned reggae star Lucky Dube's daughter, shared the exciting news on her social media profiles yesterday, Briefly.co.za learned.
In a Facebook post, she also revealed that the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly issued proclamations honouring her for her exemplary service.
In another post on Twitter, Nkulee thanked the State of New York for honouring her and her country, adding that she's beside herself with joy.
According to reverbnation.com, Nkulee fuses ethno-soul, jazz, and ethno-ragga in her songs, something no other artiste has managed to do.
She started off with Lucky Dube's band, One People. However, she now tours the world with her own band.
Social media has been abuzz with congratulations for Nkulee, with Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, led the way. See his and more reactions below.
Watch a funny animated joke in the video below from our Briefly - South Africa YouTube channel.
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