EBNewsDaily learned on Tuesday about the death of the Founder of Black Mambazo Joseph Shabalala. The 78-year-old Joseph was reportedly battling with health challenges until his death in a Pretoria hospital.
The Ladysmith born music star was renowned and recognized worldwide, following his multiple wins in the Grammys.
Government officials, musicians, and South Africans in-general sent their condolences to the family and the music group following his death.
The death of the founder happened while the group was on tour.
“We would like to extend our condolences on the passing of Joseph Shabalala who was the founder of the group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Ulale ngoxolo Tata ugqatso lwakho ulufezile,” SA government said.