Musician Ray Phiri dies

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Legendary musician Ray Phiri has lost his battle with cancer.

Legendary musician Ray Phiri has lost his battle with cancer.

JOHANNESBURG - Legendary musician Ray Phiri has lost his battle with cancer.

The 70-year-old was receiving treatment for lung cancer at Nelspruit hospital.

Phiri was the frontman for the legendary Stimela band.

His music career spanned four decades.