Hugh Masekela

 
Through upheaval and instability, we always had Oliver Mtukudzi
Through upheaval and instability, we always had Oliver Mtukudzi
It’s hard to pick a favourite Oliver Mtukudzi song. After all, for an artist who produced over 60 albums and countless classics, singling out a...
Shange paid the price for her honesty
Shange paid the price for her honesty
There have been very clear moments when the loss of a famous person felt personal. This year, the deaths of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Hugh...
Mr Thuma Mina winning over the ANC
Mr Thuma Mina winning over the ANC
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Only beneficiation will stamp out
Only beneficiation will stamp out
The Youth Employment Service (YES) launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa this week has been cautiously welcomed by organised labour, which insists...
Same WhatsApp group: Thuma Mina and ‘we gon’ be right’
Same WhatsApp group: Thuma Mina and ‘we gon’ be right’
In his autobiography Still Grazing, Hugh Masekela describes in muted tones his return to South Africa after decades in exile. His...
[Video]Who was Bra Hugh
[Video]Who was Bra Hugh
We remember Hugh Masekela with some testimonies from his loved ones.
Hamba kahle Bra Hugh, love Thandiswa
Hamba kahle Bra Hugh, love Thandiswa
It was the morning of his passing and I had overslept for the first time in a long while.
On home, father figures and the last days of the archetypal Bras as we know them
On home, father figures and the last days of the archetypal Bras as we know them
My collection of Ramapolo Hugh Masekela is far from definitive. Therefore, this annotated mix of his music is not so much a tribute to a son of the...
Hugh, citizen of the world: A son remembers his dad
Hugh, citizen of the world: A son remembers his dad
It is with heavy heart that I confirm that my father, Hugh Ramapolo Masekela, has hung up his horn after a long battle with prostate cancer. It is...
Our favourite further mucker
Our favourite further mucker
The night Hugh Masekela died, a blanket of indigo sky hung morosely over his hometown of Johannesburg. Then a vigil of a drizzle showered the city...

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