Joseph Shabalala, the man who brought us Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has died. The group's manager, Xolani Majozi, confirmed that the 78-year-old died on Tuesday morning, 11 February.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo is an award-winning group whose sounds have made the continent of Africa dance and filled it with pride on countless occasions.
Briefly.co.za has seen the incredible sadness that has engulfed all as a result of Joseph Shabalala’s passing.
According to Xolani, Joseph's wife, Thokozile, was with him during his last moments on earth.
Fellow musicians, politicians and celebs have flooded social media with posts of condolence, honour and pride ever since the news of Joseph’s passing broke. It is clear to see the impact Baba Shabalala had – his memory lives on!
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