'Joseph Shabalala introduced us to the world'

Tributes are pouring in for Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala.

The 78-year-old legend passed away in a Pretoria hospital after a long illness.

He was hospitalised last month after being treated for an undisclosed illness last year.

Eusebius McKaiser speaks to writer and journalist Percy Mabandu about the life of Shabalala.

RELATED: Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala passes away

We came into the world just as Joseph Shabalala defied the culture of boycott and introduced us to the world.

Percy Mabandu, Writer and journalist

This is not like a band that got a great album and got recognised, they were consistently winning all the awards.

Percy Mabandu, Writer and journalist

Listen to the full interview below...


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