Mtukudzi’s record label Gallo Record confirmed to Sowetan on Wednesday afternoon.
Head of Marketing Carol Marabe from Gallo Records company confirmed the passing of legendary Mtukudzi.
We are not ready to give an official statement as we would like to give the family the go ahead before us. We just want to make sure that we respect the family until a spokesperson has been selected.”
With 66 albums to his name, the musician has toured several countries and has been endorsed by many companies as their brand ambassador.
He has been to all five continents of the world, playing in world capitals and at top festivals.
May you rest in eternal peace Oliver.