The iconic founder of the internationally recognised group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala will be laid to rest today.
Briefly.co.za learned that Shabalala died last week after losing a battle with a long illness. Among his guests will be President Cyril Ramaphosa who is expected to give a eulogy.
South Africans have taken to social media to say their final goodbyes to the amazing musician.
Rasta paid tribute to Shabalala in his own special way.
Shabalala started singing as a teenager for the Durban Choir, in 1959 he formed Ezimnyama and later founded Ladysmith Black Mambazo, named after his hometown of Ladysmith.
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