Joseph Shabalala is the founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Founding member of the music band Ladysmith Black Mambazo Joseph Shabalala, was announced death at the early hours of Tuesday the 11th day of Febuary 2020 at the respectable age of 78.
The death of the veteran mzanzi musician, met fans, family, friends and well wishers as a shock, after his death was announced by the manager of the group Xolani Majozi.
“Yes, it’s true. Mr Shabalala passed on this morning. The group (Ladysmith Black Mambazo) is on tour in the US, but they have been informed and are devastated because the group is family,”
Many poured out their hearts on social media in respect of the late icon, including famous South Africa celebrities all across the country.
See some of their post on various social media platforms below.
— AkhiweOutNow (@OskidoIBelieve) February 11, 2020
— AKA (@akaworldwide) February 11, 2020
Real GOAT. Thank you Grootman. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/L0VuMby74N
— Tweezy (@TweezyZA) February 11, 2020