Shabalala to be posthumously awarded, academy to be built in his name

2020-02-22 14:51

The founder of vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, will be posthumously nominated for the gold national Order of Ikhamanga.

Dolly Parton calls working with Joseph Shabalala 'one of the greatest joys' of her life

2020-02-22 12:11

A letter penned by US singer Dolly Parton was read at the funeral service of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala.

Lebo M pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, praising influence of Ladysmith Black Mambazo on the world

2020-02-22 10:46

Speaking at the funeral service of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala, singer Lebo M touched on the impact that Shabalala's music had, not only on him but on many artists around the globe.

President declares special official funeral for Joseph Shabalala

2020-02-16 21:29

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a special official funeral category 2 in honour of Joseph Shabalala, the late founder of choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Funeral details for Joseph Shabalala revealed

2020-02-12 09:52

Ladysmith Black Mambazo's manager Xolani Majozi confirmed the details of the founder's funeral service.

9 iconic pictures of Joseph Shabalala’s life on stage

2020-02-11 15:57

In celebration of his life, Drum has compiled 9 iconic pictures of him performing on stages across the world.

OPINION | Joseph Shabalala, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and the soundtrack of apartheid’s demise

2020-02-11 13:49

'I believe that this is a healing music, I wish to heal the listeners. I want the people to be happy and healthy and love each other, to find reconciliation, and respect each other.' – Joseph Shabalala, in an interview with The Los Angeles Times, 22 August, 1991.

South Africans remember Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala

2020-02-11 11:57

South Africans have taken to social media to pay tribute to Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala.

As news of Joseph's death leaves South Africa in mourning, we take a look back at the musician's life.

As news of Joseph's death leaves South Africa in mourning, we take a look back at the musician's life.

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Ramaphosa: Joseph Shabalala is a 'true ambassador' for SA

2020-02-22 14:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa has delivered the eulogy at the funeral of the founder of Ladysmith Black Mamabazo, Joseph Shabalala.

'Never give up on your dreams' - Shabalala's grandchildren remember lessons from music icon

2020-02-22 11:44

Joseph Shabalala's grandchildren opened up about their grief since losing the music icon, remembering the lessons he shared with them before his passing.

WATCH: Joseph Shabalala's funeral service

2020-02-22 09:11

The musical legend died at the age of 78 after suffering from an extended illness.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo will not cancel US tour: 'This is the last thing Joseph would want his group to do'

2020-02-12 12:21

The multi-award-winning group says if they were to cancel their US tour Joseph would not approve.

Paul Simon pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala: 'I admired him for his music and his godly spirit'

2020-02-12 07:53

The music icon remembered his long-time collaborator with a touching post that spoke about the South African's indelible impact on the arts.

Condolences pour in for Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala

2020-02-11 15:27

Condolences and well wishes pour in following the death of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala.

Joseph Shabalala's son Thamsanqa on his dad's legacy: 'He has left some big shoes to fill but we are determined to fill them'

2020-02-11 12:27

Some members of the legendary group Ladysmith Black Mambazo shared how Joseph Shabalala had changed their lives with Move!.

Joseph Shabalala’s wife Thoko on their love story: 'I’ve had good times with my husband'

2020-02-11 11:51

Although his life was cut short, his legacy lives on in the hearts of those who loved him. Closest to him was his wife of 17 years, Thoko Shabalala.

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