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Legendary singer Robbie Malinga wormed his
way into our hearts back in the day when he released his debut album, The
Heavyweight, and has stayed there ever since. Although the award-winning artist
passed away in December, his music lives on.
Here are five songs that leave us lighter after
listening to them.
Robbie was known for pouring his out his
heart in his love songs and this tune illustrates that perfectly. Here he sings about how he’s tired of dating,
has found his soul mate and wants to get married.
This song was released in 2008 and talks
about how a couple who have decided to be together because of love will not be
moved to break up by outside influences.
This song was released in 2014 and talks
about the disappointment of a failing relationship that has changed with time.
It talks about the loss of respect between partners, leading to the end of a
Robbie broke away from his usual sound for
this kwaito song. Featuring Sbu, the pair made a hit song that had the catch
phrase “Zamporoma-zamporoma” (It is going down).
Robbie came together with former R&B
singer Sifiso Fakude in the ‘90s to create gospel magic. The song encourages
people to hold on during difficult times and to always trust in the Lord as he
is the Creator of everything.