Singer Brenda Mtambo has finished backing vocals for a bunch of South African musical stars. In truth, she has sung with pretty much every artist worth citing: Hugh Masekela, Sibongile Khumalo, Judith Sephuma, Lira, Thandiswa Mazwai, Jonas Gwangwa — the list rolls on.
When you left South Africa, you crushed our hearts by taking the lives of many bright young people who we had hoped to see grow up. Our country needs God's aid to recover. Statistically, we lost more celebrities in the entertainment industry than we gained in the past year.
South Africa is continuously in mourning as we keep losing well known personalities. This year even well known individuals have also succumbed to their death as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The entertainment industry has been the most affected as we continue to lose well known actors and musicians.
We are only in the second month of the year, but we have lost so many well known people already. All we can do is pray and hope for God to keep and protect us. Below is the least of those who passed on this year. 1. Sam Phillips He was part of South African TV screens for decades. Phillips was an actor, writer, producer, and music composer. He passed on in January at the age of 72 2. Lindiwe Ndlovu Award winning actress passed on in her sleep in January, she was 44 years old at the time of her passing 3. Jonas
Following the deaths of popular Jazz musicians Jonas Gwangwa and mam Sibongile Khumalo in recent weeks, South African entertainment industry was again this morning rocked by another death of an a man who revolutioned the industry. PHOTO: ctvnews According to a statement by Shoprite Group, the founder of Computicket, Percy Tucker has died. He was 92 years old. Tucker who was born in Benoni, Gauteng, was responsible for nurturing the Theatre and entertainment industry in South Africa. "Computicket expresses its
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
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.
Moses Taiwa Molelekwa conceived (17 April 1973 – 13 February 2001) was a popular and an incredible South African jazz musician. He was raised in the town of Tembisa, arranged in the territory of Gauteng, South Africa. During the 1980s he played with Miriam Makeba, Jonas Gwangwa, and others.
Are you a fan of the SABC 1 Popular Soapie Generations The Legacy , here we tell you about the whole Production team of the Serie Written by : Mfundi Vundla Writters Starring Theme music composer Jonas Gwangwa, Claude Gombard Country of origin South Africa ( RSA ) Original language Multilingual (subtitles included Production Executive producer Mfundi Vundla Running time 20-25 minutes Distributor Morula Pictures Release Original network SABC1 Picture
(Source: Twitter.com - @robertmarawa) Death has visited our shores again, as we lost more legends this week. This just never ends, we lose more people every day and this makes life harder to live to the fullest. The world is mourning the death of Jonas Gwangwa, who was the South Africa Jazz musician, songwriter and producer. Some of his songs are Emaxhoseni, Kgomo, Diphoro, just to name a few. Jackson Mthembu also died after testing positive for COVID-19, he was a South African politician who served as Minister
South African artist Musawenkosi "Nish" Molefe who was a rapper and individual from the 2X SAMA Best Rap Album Skwatta Kamp, has died. As indicated by an assertion delivered, the rapper passed on because of Covid-19 intricacies. Nish adds to the extensive rundown of South African music and workmanship legends who have passed on since the year started. The rundown incorporates symbols, for example, entertainers Lindiwe Ndlovu and Philip Tabane, vocalists Israel Mosehla, Jonas Gwangwa, and as of late Sibongile
South Africa jazz trombonist and writer Jonas Gwangwa , whose music controlled the counter - politically-sanctioned racial segregation battle, passed on Saturday aged 83 , the presidency said . https://punchng.com/south-african-jazz-musician-jonas-gwangwa-dies-at-83/ President Cyril Ramaphosa led the tributes for the legendary musician who was designated for an Oscar for the signature melody of the 1987 film " Cry Freedom" . " A monster of our progressive social development and our majority rule imaginative
While South Africa was still shocked about the death of high profile Minister Jackson Mthembu's death, more bad news was announced about the death of South African Jazz legend Jonas Gwangwa. Millions of South Africans paid tribute to the late Jazz legend, Including President Cyril Ramaphosa who wrote a very heartfelt and emotional message paying his respect to Jonas Gwangwa that was posted on his official Twitter account. While people paying tribute and celebrating the life of the late Jazz legend, some 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
South Africans are still mourning for the death of the music legend Sibongile Khumala that have lost her live on Thursday, social media platforms have been expressing their views for the lost, of their music icon that has healed people, because of the music that he brought to the people everyday. Khumalo was loved by many people around the world and in the country this has put the test of the country, in tears that was broad by Khumalo death that caused a lot of sadness in the country. While South Africans will
Jonas Gwangwa died on Saturday. He was 83. He passed on the third commemoration of the demise of jazz legend Hugh Masekela and Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi. The amazing jazz artist and political extremist will be regarded with a unique commonplace memorial service in Johannesburg on Friday at 9:00. The memorial service will be held at Christ King Anglican Church in Sophiatown and transferred on YouTube. The family said in an assertion: "As the family, we are aware of the negative job that memorial
The legendary jazz musician passed away last week and today he will be laid to rest.His funeral will be held in Johannesburg. Jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa, died at the age of 83.He was also a political activist..The sad part is ,2 week prior to his passing ,his wife had also passed away . He was a well known musician and he was known for playing the trombone.Many had known him for his songs namely Batsumi and many others aswell. He had recieved many awards ,amongst them are the Order of Ikhamanga for his contribution
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
Resource: https://ewn.co.za/2021/01/29/watch-live-funeral-service-for-jazz-legend-jonas-gwangwa Jonas Mosa Gwangwa was a South African jazz musician, songwriter and producer, queue during the era of oppression his voice was widely used to express what his people were feeling in Soweto, in which he sang many songs to dedicate to his people, even with several difficult times in that era but he always tried to get his message across. He was an important figure in South African jazz for over 40 years, jazz and one
The South African music industry has been dealt a huge blow,after the sad news of a legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa.Thr musician dies at the age of 83 when his death was made public on Saturday.He has been in the music industry for over four decades using his musical genius in the aid for liberation during the struggle. He has many accolades under his belt,he was also honoured with the Order of Ikhamanga in 2010. He has created many scores for film and television along with George Fenton, he created the