Johannesburg - Tributes continue to pour in for Soul Brothers founder and musician, David Masondo.
David, who passed away in hospital this past weekend (Read more about that HERE) was remembered in a moving picture album tribute by his fellow band members on the group's Facebook page.
President Jacob Zuma also paid tribute to the musician saying: "The whole nation mourns this talented icon of our country, whose music not only put South Africa on the global world stage but also could be heard in the streets, in the valleys and all corners of our country. It was music for the whole family."
"We wish to convey, on behalf of government and the entire nation, our deepest condolences on the passing of this cultural hero. His loss is the whole nation’s loss. May his soul rest in peace," he added.
These tributes were joined by a host of celebs, fans and friends who took to social media to pay tribute to their hero.
sad to hear of David Masondo's passing,may the Soul brother Rest in peace,Eish Daiza!!— Hotstix (@siphohotstix) July 5, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and fans of David Mbuso Masondo, a founding member of the Soul Brothers. pic.twitter.com/6g4nBIBR4j— The SA Music Awards (@TheSAMAs) July 6, 2015
Another Legend passes on. Tribute to David Masondo of Soul Brothers and sympathies to the family. Helped put mbaqanga on global stage
— Tim Modise (@TimModise) July 6, 2015