Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Dr Joseph Shabalala, dies


iReport South Africa has confirmed that, Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala has died at Life Eugene Marais Hospital on Tuesday.

Details are still emerging about his death however the group’s manager Xolani Majozi said that he was suffering from complications from a back surgery in 2012 that left him wheelchair bound.

Joseph was born on 28 August in 1941 and was well known for his unique and stirring vocals.

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