Fourteen years since the passing of Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie
Brenda Fassie

Fourteen years ago on this day, South Africa lost one of its superstars Brenda Nokuzola Fassie.

The singer who was dubbed the Madonna of the townships died at Sunninghill Hospital after she had collapsed.

The Brenda Fassie Estate that is led by Vaughn Eaton today commemorates the death of the late  singer.

“We wish to celebrate her life and pass condolences to all those who have lost parents and loved ones this year. Let's enjoy her music, her legacy and vibrant life that she left us to remember her by,” he said.

“May 09th marks a very important day as we lost our most favourite superstar Brenda. Let's celebrate her life by cherishing her music and legacy that she left for us to enjoy.”

 Eaton added that Brenda is dearly missed by her family and fans across South Africa and the world.

“We wish to dedicate this day for her contribution to society.”