At least 50 musicians came together to celebrate the life and work of Johnny Clegg and recorded a special version of his 1993 hit song, The Crossing. A fund, Friends of Johnny Clegg, was also created in his honour to help alleviate the education crisis in South Africa. Johnny Clegg is battling cancer.
South African artists perform moving tribute to Johnny Clegg.
Johnny Clegg Education Fund and Lasting Legacy Launched - and a Spectacular Anthem
Daily Maverick, 6 December 2018
It has been a long time since anyone in South Africa, or the world for that matter, has been able to pull off a collective anthem that holds any real resonance or deep meaning. On… Read more »
50 SA Artists Perform Moving Tribute to Johnny Clegg That Will Have You in Tears
News24Wire, 6 December 2018
Over 50 prominent artists came together to record a tribute to Johnny Clegg, a true South African legend who has made and continues to make an indelible mark on music history. Read more »
The popular South African singer has announced that he will be performing a special one-night-only concert in Harare as part of his farewell tour. The concert will take place at ... Read more »
The popular singer was never going to bow out quietly. Despite battling cancer, he felt he owed his fans a proper farewell. The Final Journey traverses his life and career from the ... Read more »
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