Legendary musician Bra Hugh Masekela has died. Bra Hugh’s family issued a statement confirming the news. “After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family,” read the statement. The musician’s team released a statement in October saying he had been battling prostate cancer since 2008.
— SAfm news (@SAfmnews) January 23, 2018
Bra Hugh’s music was inspired by the turmoil that South Africa went through during apartheid and he said it was used as a weapon to spread political change.
RIP to this music legend, you will be sorely missed!
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