TRAGEDY struck on the eve of Johnny Clegg’s unplugged tour to Port Elizabeth this week when one of his backing singers was shot dead in a robbery.
Clegg, 60, is due in the city hot on the heels of a US tour where he performed 42 shows in 67 days and travelled 19000km in a tour bus.
Bongani Masuku was killed in Johannesburg on Saturday night. “It is with shock, anger and deep-felt sadness that we mourn the violent killing … of our beloved Bongani Masuku, our longstanding and dedicated backing vocalist,” Clegg said on his website. – Yoliswa Sobuwa
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