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Tributes Pour In For The Legendary Hugh Masekela

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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.

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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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