Singer shot ahead of Clegg’s PE tour

JOHNNY CLEGG, left
JOHNNY CLEGG, left

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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