Reggae star Lucky Dube murdered
By Ilhaam Hoosain
19 October 2007
South African reggae artist Lucky Dube was murdered in Johannesburg last night during an attempted hijacking.
According to police, the 43-year-old award-winning artist was gunned down by three men. His teenaged son and daughter witnessed the shooting. Dube's music career spanned more than 25 years.
Gallo spokesperson Arnold Mabunda says Dube was arguably South Africa's most successful musician of his time. His hit songs include ‘Listen’ and ‘The way it is’.
Dube died on the scene in Rosettenville, south of Johannesburg. No arrests have been made.