As tributes continue to pour in from all over the world‚ fans have remembered the icon through his music‚ which spread hope and peace.For over six decades Hugh Masekela played music that reflected on his life experiences conflict, and preached the gospel of political change.
“I’ve got to where I am in life not because of something I brought to the world but through something I found – the wealth of African culture.” -Hugh Masekela
Masekela died at the age of 78 after suffering from prostate cancer in Johannesburg, South Africa.Bro Hugh’s music became symbolic to South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement, even as he spent three decades in exile. In 1968 he became the first African Male Grammy Nominee.
Hugh Masekela -Tapera ft. Oliver Mtukudzi
Masekela also collaborated with some Zimbabwean musicians among the super star Oliver Mtukudzi and Akiliz hit maker Ammara Brown.
Here are 5 Bra Hugh’s songs that we will always remember.
Grazing In The Grass