Bra Hugh: A memorable last interview on 702

After his battle with prostate cancer, Legendary jazz musician Hugh Masekela has passed away at the age of 78.

We recall his final interview with Azania Mosaka, as well as some other moments, shared on 702.

Speaking of his illness, Maskela expressed how he was experiencing strange emotions and would often time find giggling instead of feeling sad.

The most difficult thing is having people come to see. When people hear you are sick they want to come and see you, thinking it will make you feel better. And someone to pray for you, I say, pray where you are.

Hugh Masekela, Jazz musician

Click on the link below to listen to the full interview....

In 2017, Masekela pursued the story of a white woman Regina Brooks who tried to be racially reclassified in the 1950s so she could live with her child and defied the Immorality Act.

Speaking to Mosaka, he said he wanted to relay Brooks determination to absorb herself into the Zulu culture.

Click on the link below to listen to that interview....

WATCH: Masekela recalls the first time he met Oliver Mtukudzi.


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