Jazz saxophonist Barney Rechabane, who has been at the forefront of the South African jazz scene, has died. Chabane 75, who has been blowing his horn since the 1960's, when he was hit by the jazz bug, died last night from natural causes, according to a family statement.
DJ Black Coffee is among the wealthiest musicians in the continent of Africa; his money however doesn’t come from music alone.Nkosinathi Maphumulo was born on 11 March 1976 in Umlazi, Durban. He later moved to Umtata, Estern Cape. Maphumulo then spent most of his childhood between Umtata and Durban.
South African DJ Black Coffee who real name is Nathi Maphumulo has been nominated for the Album Titled Subconsciously #Grammy. Black Coffee has joined the likes of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Johnny Clegg, Late Hugh Masekela and Late Meriam Makeba who were nominated before. The KwaZulu-Natal born Dj became well known in 2005 when he released his Debut Self Titled Album Black Coffee which incorporated elements of Rnb.
Hugh Masekela left South Africa in 1960 and went to exile, first he lived in England in 1960 before crossing the oceans to America. In 1964, Hugh married Mariam Makeba but they divorced two years later. [Hugh went onto date a woman from Haiti called Jessie Marie LaPierre, he met there in America and a baby boy was born to them in California in 1971 and they named him Sal Mabena Masekela.
JUST IN: SA DJ Black Coffee has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Dance/Electronic Album #Grammys Black Coffee, real name Nathi Maphumulo, is nominated for the album titled 'Subconsciously'. #GRAMMYs Black Coffee joins an iconic list of South Africans who have won or been nominated for #Grammys including the late Miriam Makeba, the late Hugh Masekela, the late Johnny Clegg, Soweto Gospel Choir and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
When we talk of suck legends of music in Zimbabwe and Afica, we can now include legends like Oliver Mutukudzi. Those are people that have lived the competition of that time. These guys are great, you talk of the late Hugh Masekela and all these old guys the guys that are still living like, Thomas Mapfumo, they have worked the music industry when things were hard, not just for certain particular countries, but for Africa at large.
Rasta The Artist specializes mostly in portraits of dead celebrities. Rasta The Artist whose real name is Lebani Sirenje was born in 1977 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He lived in Pumula East and attended Igwengwe primary school in 1990 and Magwegwe Secondary School before completing his secondary education in 1994. Rasta is now staying in South Africa full time. Rasta started painting at the age of 9 years. Many people say his portraits don't resemble the artists he paints. The only portrait that he once painted
Ages: The Heritage is a South African drama made and delivered by Mfundi Vundla. It is a change of the drama Ages, likewise made and created by Vundla, yet with more and various characters, various settings and various tones. stee It is the second most sat in front of the network show in South Africa.
Bra Hugh Masekela passed away on 23 January 2018,while Oliver Mtukudzi also passed away on 23 January 2019 and now its Jonas Gwangwa who passed away on 23 January 2021.Whats with the 23 January, it is a special day that God calls his musician singer home.Maybe their sweet voices and melodies are needed in heaven. Jonas Mosa Gwangwa was a South African jazz musician, songwriter and producer. He was an important figure in South African jazz for over 40 years. Gwangwa was born in Orlando East, Soweto. He first
Sowetan, The South African Tsepo Tshola has been playing jazz for 40 years. COVID-19 hospitalized the Lesotho-born jazz musician. His death stunned social media users, who expressed their sympathies on Twitter. In the footsteps of Hugh Masekela, Steve Kekana, Jonas Gwangwa, et al.
President Cyril Ramaphosa, the ANC’s chief moderator amid the move, has looked to reactivate the South African creative ability of the 1990s.In his inaugural address in 2019, he cited a prevalent melody by the South African performer Hugh Masekela called Thuma Mina (“Send me”).
A big tree has fallen. Thank you for sharing your gift with us. #RIPJonasGwangwa . Rest in Peace Legendary Jonas Gwangwa, your music lives on! #RIPJonasGwangwa. Thank you for the music, so perfectly paired with some of South Africa's greatest memories. #RIPJonasGwangwa. 23 January will always be this dark day in the Music Industry....On this particular day we have lost yet another Legend...Oliver Mtukudzi and Hugh Masekela passed on ,on this particular day too. #RIPJonasGwangwa . Thank you for inspiring us
South Africa mourns the death of another great legendary musician better known as The village Pope, Nate Tshepo Tshola. According to the sabc media publication it has been reported that the legendary musician was admitted to hospital after contracting covid-19 and it looks like he has lost the fight against the virus.
When certain names are uttered something comes to one's mind. There have lived great men who are well know for their contribution in society. Shaka Zulu was a great Zulu warrior who always dreamed about fighting his rivals, on the other hand we have men like Michael Jackson, Steve Wonder , Hugh Masekela and so on.
The president has just confirmed the passing away of one legendary singer yet to succumbed at this dire period of Covid-19. Jonas Gwangwa dies age 83. He is one of the revered Jazz artists to perform along the likes of Hugh Masekela, Sipho Gumede and Caiphus Semenya. But there is something Mzansi has been talking about on the date of January 23. This date seems to be operating like October 13 of America, here in Southern Africa. Mzansi could be wrong but the pattern is obvious. In 2018, Oliver Mtukuzi a Zimbabwean
HISTORY OF FREEDOM DAY!HISTORY OF FREEDOM DAY.Freedom Day Is Celebrated Annually On The 27th Of April in Honor Of What Happened On This Day In 1994 When the First Non Racial Elections Were Held In Our Country .South Africa Celebrates This Day To Mark The Liberation Of Our Country And its People.
for full News Please Visit -http://www.newspostalk.com/ Tributes are pouring in for South Africa’s Oscar-nominated anti-apartheid jazz trombonist and composer Jonas Gwangwa, who has died on Saturday at the age of 83. By using songs that fired up black South Africans’ resistance to repressive white minority rule, Gwangwa left the USA to put up to apartheid censorship. Other outstanding exiled South African musicians protected Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Miriam Makeba. “Jonas Gwangwa ascends to
It is a sad day for the nation after the legendary musician and actor Ntate Tshepo Tshola was reported dead in the early hours of the morning. It was recently reported that the musician was hospitalized after testing positive for Covid-19.And unfortunately , Ntate Tshola has succumbed to the virus.om Contert
PHALABORWA- A 27 years old Modjadji Beauty Rammalo is born and bred at Sunkwane, Mogapeng village in the Greater Tzaneen. Currently, she is based in Phalaborwa. Growing up, a well-known Motlanalo was surrounded by a very big family of musicians and she believes that her talent comes from them.
South Africa's Jazz industry has lost an icon. It has been reported that the Maestro dies exactly 17 days after the death of his wife. The Legendary Trombone player dies at the age of 83. He is known for his hit song song "Batsumi" among others. Gwangwa was awarded "The Order of Ikhamanga" for his contribution to the music industry. Coincidentally, passing away on the same day with two musical legends; Hugh Masekela (2018) and Oliver Mutukudzi (2019). In 2019, it was reported by the Sowetan that Gwangwa was