WATCH: Memorial service for Mandoza

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Mandoza's family members brief the media on his passing. President Jacob Zuma said South Africa has lost one of its pioneers whose music appealed to a cross section of people both young and old.

  • Editor&39;s note: This live stream has now ended. You may watch a recording of the event in the gallery above.

JOHANNESBURG - A memorial service for late kwaito star Mandoza will be held at the Ellis Park Arena on Wednesday.

Mandoza died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. The 38-year-old will be buried this weekend.

IN PICTURES: The life and times of Mandoza

Tributes continue to pour in on social media from fans and industry peers who many describe Mandoza as a musical legend whose sound managed to unite different races.

Watch the gallery below for more coverage on Mandoza.

 

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