The funeral service for legendary musician, Steve Kekana, is underway in Zebediela near Lebowakgomo in Limpopo.

Bra Steve, as he was affectionately known, died of COVID-19 complications last week.

He was aged 63.

The late legendary musician Dr Steve Kekana has been accorded a special provincial official funeral category two.

It entails elements of police ceremonial honours accorded to distinguished persons.

The funeral service is being attended by musicians such as Babsie Mlangeni, Joe Nina, and Hotstix Mabuse amongst others.

Kekana shot to fame in the late 1970s. He recorded more than 40 albums in his career.

One of his well-known songs is ‘Take your Love and Keep it’.

He was also an advocate and a lecturer at UNISA.