Social Media is abuzz after the passing of legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi, at the age of 66.
No details have yet been released and the family is expected to release a statement later Wednesday afternoon.
Mtukudzi’s musical journey relates to lives of many Africans, with songs like Todii and Neria.
He is famously known for his cultural instruments, with jazzy sound.
Tributes are already flooding in on social media.
What a legend, pass on when Zimbabwe needed great man like him, Tuku may your soul rest in peace , thanks for beautiful music you left us, collections I did was because I adore your music even though I didn’t understood the language ?
— warren sean (@warrencgar) January 23, 2019
On this day last year, another legendary son of the African soul, #HughMasekela left us. Today we mourn iconic voice of the African people, @TukuOfficial .Rest in peace!
— Simuka Africa (@AfricaSimuka) January 23, 2019
Must we lose a legend every year ???
— Ncwasangoncumo???? (@Ncwasangoncumo1) January 23, 2019
Rest in peace the legend. Your music will life forever
— Vhelaph9 (@vhelaph9) January 23, 2019
Let the soul of the legend rest in peace. His musical will forever remind me of his greatness #RIPMthukuzi
— Denta Mokhabuki (@mokhabukidenta) January 23, 2019
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