Bra Hugh’s Thuma Mina calls to We, The People of South Africa Hugh Masekela’s Thuma Mina – (Send Me) – The People’s Version will be released across all digital platforms on Friday, September 11, in Heritage month.  Thuma Mina is a call to the people of South Africa to stand up collectively for change.    In the song Thuma Mina (Send Me), … Read more

A Celebration of a Life Well Lived

Public Memorials:

Hugh Masekela Heritage Park: Zoo Lake, Parkview, Johannesburg from Friday, 26 January to Thursday 1 February, 2018. Open daily from 10h00 to 18h00.

Heitada Alex! – Going Home: Sankopano Community Centre, Corner 12th Ave & Selborne St, Alexandra, Johannesburg on Friday, 26 January 2018 at 13h00.

Hugh Masekela Musical Memorial:University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus, Chris Hani Rd, Soweto on Sunday, 28 January 2018 at 12h00 –
The final public tribute to Masekela, the event is a musical celebration of this legends life, featuring a range of artists he collaborated with, influenced and loved.

Family Statement

A loving father, brother, grandfather and friend, our hearts beat with profound loss.

It is with profound sorrow that the family of Ramapolo Hugh Masekela announce his passing.

Assupol presents the 4th annual Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival

The line-up is curated by Bra Hugh who is passionate about the power and potential of our nation’s cultural diversity. “…we have the biggest diversity of heritage in our country. This festival is about celebrating that”

The 4th annual Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival returns to its Soweto home at Rockville’s Elkah Stadium on 4 November 2017. This not-to-be-missed festival, presented by Assupol, features a wide range of musical flavours including Riky Rick’s Hip Hop hits and Papa Penny’s Tsonga disco, headlined by Oliver Mtukudzi…

No Borders Picks Up SAMA

…notable winners from tonight are Hugh Masekela for Best Adult Contemporary Album for No Borders

Last night, 26 May saw the first night of SAMA23 taking place at Sun City…