Hugh Masekela (Photo: Gallo)
Cape Town - Legendary South African musician Hugh Masekela has died after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.
The celebrated musician was 78-years-old.
Social media users across the country mourned the death of the renowned artist. Fans and celebrities have jumped on social media to express their sadness.
Masekela is known for his jazz compositions, as well as for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as Soweto Blues and Bring Him Back Home.