Mzansi says goodbye to Joseph Shabalala: "You will never be forgotten"

Mzansi says goodbye to Joseph Shabalala: "You will never be forgotten"

The iconic founder of the internationally recognised group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala will be laid to rest today.

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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.

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Rasta paid tribute to Shabalala in his own special way.

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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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Source: Briefly.co.za

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