ARTICLES RELATING TO HUGH MASEKELA

Google honours Hugh Masekela on what would have been his 80th birthday

2019-04-04 07:37

The South African legend is on the search engine's homepage in a gorgeous Google doodle.

2018: The year South Africa lost giants of the nation

2018-12-31 11:30

As 2018 draws to a close, it will be remembered as the year that South Africa bid farewell to several of its A-list actors, singers, politicians, and most poignantly, the mother of the nation.

Young artists honour the mother of the nation

2018-04-05 10:36

Mam' Winnie honoured with a moving performance

This is the Hugh Masekela song President Cyril Ramaphosa quoted at SONA 2018

2018-02-16 20:50

Twitter was ablaze with emotion after newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa quoted a Hugh Masekela song during the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

AS IT HAPPENED: Hugh Masekela memorial service

2018-01-28 15:48

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela was honoured during a moving memorial service in Johannesburg.

Many lives packed into one

2018-01-28 00:06

The towering jazz giant waged a heroic battle with prostate cancer but finally gave in when the heavens ordered: Time’s up, writes Phil Molefe.

How Hugh Masekela was part of the SA House music revolution

2018-01-28 00:00

Among the many things he was known for, Hugh Ramapolo Masekela was a prolific collaborator – and worked with producers, musicians, film makers and writers, young and old. Charl Blignaut spoke to Oskido about Bra Hugh's influence on the revolution of SA House music.

WATCH: Fans remember Hugh Masekela at Heritage Park memorial

2018-01-26 17:01

Fans gather at the Hugh Masekela Heritage Park for an audiovisual celebration of music legend Hugh Masekela's life.

#News24 ICYMI: Actor Sandy Mokwena dies; Molefe ordered to pay back pension payouts; and Zuma sticks to Madonsela's state capture probe recommendations

2018-01-25 18:20

Bra Hugh ‘fought’ until the end, his oncologist says, Usain Bolt to visit SA as part of an Athletics South Africa development programme and Bathabile Dlamini admits she failed to inform ConCourt promptly about the Sassa deadline delay.

Hugh Masekela memorial service details announced

2018-01-25 13:49

The Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation has announced the details of the week-long memorial celebration, following the death of the world renowned musician.

 

Oliver Mtukudzi dies on exact same date as long-time friend Hugh Masekela - one year apart

2019-01-23 19:22

Oliver Mtukudzi has died on the same day, exactly one year apart, as celebrated South African trumpeter and, long-time friend, jazz musician Hugh Masekela.

Proverb pays tribute to fallen stars in new track

2018-04-12 07:00

The song describes what Proverb’s version of heaven looks like, and we’ve got to say, it sounds like a pretty happy place.

Hugh Masekela Tribute added to Cape Town International Jazz Festival line-up

2018-02-22 14:46

Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) announced four new, exciting acts for their upcoming 19th edition.

Black Coffee pays tribute to Hugh Masekela at a gig in London

2018-01-29 12:28

While performing in London, DJ Black Coffee took the time in the middle of one of his sets to pay tribute to the late Hugh Masekela.

Hugh Masekela: ‘Bubbly and naughty’ to the end

2018-01-28 14:00

Friends, family and associates say he never allowed his cancer to have power over him.

The band behind Bra Hugh

2018-01-28 00:00

With the passing of one of the country’s most prolific artists, #Trending reached out to the band who played with Bra Hugh Masekela. Phumlani S Langa spoke to them about the moments they’re glad to have spent with the father of African jazz.

WATCH: Hugh Masekela remembered at memorial service in Alexandra

2018-01-27 09:45

Many industry greats took to the stage to pay tribute to Hugh Masekela including poet Don Mattera and musicians Caiphus Semenya and Jonas Gwangwa.

A party to celebrate Bra Hugh

2018-01-26 09:45

A music celebration of Bra Hugh's life

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'Dr Masekela was a visionary' - Trustee at Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation

The family of late legendary jazz artist Hugh Masekela held a press briefing on Thursday afternoon for the first time following his passing on Tuesday. Watch.

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Hugh Masekela's oncologist: He fought hard until the end

2018-01-25 13:27

Speaking at a press briefing, radiation oncologist Dr Yastira Ramdas, who worked closely with the late Hugh Masekela, told the media that the jazz star "fought" till the very end.

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