She also suffered a mild stroke last year. Masuka was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and her family moved to SA when she was 12.
Her passing has been described as a great loss to the country and the music industry. Her funeral will be held at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus from 9am until 1pm.
Masuka’s grand-daughter, Laconquer, says her grandmother inspired her to be a strong person.
“Her strength inspired me to be a strong woman, she had pushed me into taking the artistic route myself. She taught me a lot about insecurities and self-love. I appreciate her for that until this day. It breaks my heart that it’s my own family. It’s hard to loose someone that you love, the only thing you know.”
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