Tributes Pour In For The Legendary Hugh Masekela


Hugh Masekela lost his battle with prostrate cancer at age 78 as reported by his family in a statement on Tuesday. The Legendary Jazz superstar who influenced many personalities in not just his home country South Africa but also across the world, will definitely be missed.


Angelique Kidjoe disclosed in a tweet…

”Today I lost a friend. @hughmasekela was a pioneer. He was one of the first musicians to spread African Music all over the world. But most of all, he was a funny, generous and beautiful soul!”



”Freedom fighter, anti-apartheid advocate, gifted musician and good friend.May his soul Rest In Peace. #HughMasekela”  —-

Was what Rev Jesse Jackson had to share about the deceased


In a post rapper Cassper Nyovest wrote…

#RIPHughMasekela I once got a chance to Jam with him on National TV and for the past 2 Years, I tried to recreate this moment at Fill Up but he wasn’t able to commit to coming to perform with me. I will cherish this moment forever but most importantly the wisdom you shared. ❤️



Actress Akosua Busia, also shared….

“The Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela is Dead”! “Another Titan has fallen. What a gift he was… to the spirit of the struggle against apartheid.” A friend and inspiration, Hugh Masekela’s profile WhatsApp message says: “Go blow your own friggin’horn.” He has done his legendary best in the world of music and humanity. Let us also do our best until the Heavenly trumpet blows… #southafrica #music #legend #dead #trumpet #continues #forever


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