A legend dies – RIP Ray Phiri


Legendary jazz musician Ray Phiri has passed away. The veteran has suffered from lung cancer and sadly passed in the early hours of this morning at a hospital in his hometown, Mpumalanga.

Messages of condolences have been pouring in on social media since the family announced the news. Here are just a few.

Lala ngoxolo tata.


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Damn ?… #RIPRayPhiri

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My heart is painful. What a gentle pure soul. I’m gonna miss you Baba. #riprayphiri #RayPhiri

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When the stage lights go off you remain shinning ???????????? #RIPRayPhiri

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Thank you #RIPRayPhiri ❤️

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… legendary. #RIPRayPhiri

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Go well legend. You did it like no one else could! Salute!#RIPRayPhiri ???

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Damn ?… #RIPRayPhiri

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