On Thursday, the government, through Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa sent a message of condolence to the Musaka family after the death of musician Soul Musaka, well known as Soul Jah Love.
The zimdancehall artist died at the age of 31. On Tuesday, the award-winning Zimdancehall musician who had battled diabetes for many years passed on.
In a statement, the artists was described as a leading chanter who influenced many with his music, Minister Mutsvangwa said:
“It is with great sadness that we have learnt the death of Soul Musaka Soul Jah Love, leading dancehall musician and a chanter who has greatly influenced the dancehall music scene in the country and across all generations.
“I join you my fellow Zimbabweans in celebrating the life of a young man whose lyrical prowess was legendary, entertaining and spoke to the real-life situations as it touched on our social culture.
“All the people who knew him greatly loved and will always keep the memory of a great musician. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes the treasure.
“On behalf of Government, I send our deepest condolence to the Musaka family, friends, music fraternity and his fans during this time of bereavement and may God bring you the much-needed peace and comfort till we meet again.”