Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala passes away



On 11 February 2020, Joseph Shabalala, the leader and founder of the world renowned Ladysmith Black Mambazo group died. Under his leadership the group won five Grammy awards. He was 78. Shabalala has been sick for the last five years.

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World-renowned Grammy Award-winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo says it is prepared to develop and nurture local isicathamiya music. President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised the importance to honour South Africa’s living legends Legendary award winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has started visiting various high schools in KwaZulu-Natal as part of its Black Mambazo Mobile Academy programme. Grammy Award winning Isicathamiya group Ladysmith Black Mambazo have concluded their Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations with three consecutive performances in Pretoria.



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