WATCH: Entertainers speak about Hugh Masakela

File: Following the death of the legendary South African musician, Hugh Masekela, entertainers have been sharing their stories about Bra Hugh. Video: eNCA
Musicians including Lloyd Cele and Emtee pay tribute to the late Hugh Masekela who died on Tuesday at age 78. The artists share their thoughts on the legendary musician as well as how he inspired them. Video: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – South African entertainers have shared their memories of late legendary Jazz musician Hugh Masekela.

The 78-year-old, affectionately known as Bra Hugh, passed away after a battle with cancer on Tuesday.

WATCH: Musicians, politicians pay tribute to Hugh Masekela

eNCA's Newsnight hosted a panel of guests, including Oliver Mtukudzi, who shared their memories of Masekela.

Mtukudzi said the late Masekela’s songs healed broken hearts.

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse says the artist had a great sense of humour.

Singer and songwriter Sonti Mndebele remembered the first time she met Bra Hugh.

You can watch the panel discussion in the video box above. 

Masekela's son shared his thoughts about his father on Facebook.

On Tuesday, a host of South African entertainers shared their memories of Masakela, who loved working with young artists. 




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