Zahara, the singer of “Loliwe,” sadly passed away at the age of 35. The 17-time SAMA winner and multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter leaves a lasting legacy characterized by her voice’s eerily soulful and intensely emotional tones.
🥺🥺🥺 #RIPZahara …It honestly was never supposed to end like this, so young and we were still looking forward to seeing so much from you ♥️♥️
Lala Ngoxolo Masthathu 🫂🫂 pic.twitter.com/ZgKmLQFSTe
— Lwanda Bana (@lebron_griffin) December 12, 2023
Only a few weeks after turning thirty-six, she passed away yesterday night.
The hitmaker Loliwe was hospitalized due to liver complications and was reported to be unconscious four days prior.
Lesley Mofokeng, a spokesman for the South African Recording Industry, discussed the singer’s brief but fruitful life with eNCA.
Zahara taught herself how to play the guitar and began singing at a young age.
Her debut album “Loliwe,” which went multi-platinum in South Africa, launched her to fame in 2011.
She has so far put out six studio albums, all of which have done well on the sales front.
renowned for her captivating stage presence, poignant lyrics, and strong vocals.
has collaborated with other well-known artists and performed all over the world.
It was always this song, for me. Even on a great day, I’d cry when it comes on. A stunning, beautiful and raw talent! Thank you for sharing your gift with us. O robale ka khotso, Zahara. Condolences to her family and friends #RIPZahara pic.twitter.com/vj5CZ6qYRw
— Motshidisi E. Mohono (@MotshidisiM) December 12, 2023