Hugh Masekela Passes Away at 78

Jan 23, 2018

Hugh Masekela passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 23, 2018 at 78 years of age after losing his 10 year battle with prostate cancer. Read more here:

In 2009, Hugh Masekela was our in-studio guest during the broadcast of Origins: Orgy in Rhythm hosted by the late Linard "Scotty" Scott who is seen with Hugh in the first photo while Arturo Gómez is seen with Mr. Masekela in the second photo.

Hugh Masekela visits Studio Flo in 2009 during "Origins: Orgy in Rhythm" hosted by Scotty.
Credit Arturo Gomez / KUVO

Arturo Gomez shares his records of Mr. Masekela during Hugh's visit to KUVO in 2009.
Credit Arturo Gomez