South African music stars died in Cancer

Here are 1 famous musicians from South Africa died in Cancer:

Busi Mhlongo

Busi Mhlongo (October 28, 1947 Inanda-June 15, 2010 Durban) a.k.a. Mhlongo, Busi or Victoria Busisiwe Mhlongo was a South African record producer, singer-songwriter, singer and actor.

Her albums include Babhemu and . Genres: Mbaqanga, Smooth jazz, Soft rock, Quiet Storm and Soul music.

Busi Mhlongo was born in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and spent most of her early life there. She made her debut as a musician in the 1980s, blending traditional African music with modern pop sounds to create a unique style. She later gained international recognition and toured extensively in Europe, Australia, and Asia, collaborating with the likes of Peter Gabriel and Massive Attack.

Though her earlier work was mainly influenced by mbaqanga and maskanda genres, Busi Mhlongo branched out into other genres like jazz, rock, and soul music in later years. Her music was characterized by its powerful and expressive lyrics, which reflected her experience growing up during apartheid era in South Africa, as well as her passion for social justice.

Aside from music, Busi Mhlongo was also an accomplished actress, appearing in various TV shows and films. She also contributed her voice to the soundtrack of Disney's The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride in 1998.

Despite her untimely death in 2010, Busi Mhlongo's legacy lives on through her music, which continues to inspire artists both locally and globally.

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