Remembering Lucky Dube and his contribution to music

By Faeza
18 October 2016

Today marks 9 years since the unfortunate death of South African Reggae legend Lucky Dube, Fans have taken to social media to honour his memory.

18th of October 2007, South Africans woke up to the sad news of Lucky Dube’s death, the Reggae star was shot and killed during a hijack after dropping off his two sons at their uncle’s place.   The Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has insisted the nation to celebrate Lucky’s contribution to the music industry.  

“Today we pay tribute to Raggae music icon Lucky Dube who died tragically on this day in 2007. His music touched millions across the globe.” He tweeted.   Here are some of the tribute messages from his fans: