oliver mtukudzi (photo: gallo)
Following is death celebrities have taken to social media to pay tribute the music legend including Flint Bedrock, DJ Fresh, Oskido as well as Minister of Culture, Nathi Mthethwa.
Grammy award-winning group Morgan Heritage tweeted: "He was a giant of a musician & so humble at the same time. We pray the legacy of this great musician lives on forever."
Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday.
According to Kevin the musician had been hospitalised in early December.
No further details surrounding his death has been made public.
"The family are requesting space during this difficult time and will release an official statement within 24 hours," he said.
Cape Town - According to several reports Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died. He was 66.
"Music icon Oliver Mtukudzi has passed on. The Mirror has it on good authority that he died in the last 40 minutes in the ICU at the Avenues Clinic in Harare," the publication tweeted.
No official statement has been released, and several attempts to reach Ngoma Nehosho and Gallo Records has been unsuccessful.
This is a developing story.