Lucky Dube

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Lucky Dube
Birth nameLucky Philip Dube
Born(1964-08-03)3 August 1964
Ermelo, Transvaal (now Mpumalanga), South Africa
Died18 October 2007(2007-10-18) (aged 43)
Rosettenville, South Africa
GenresReggae, mbaqanga
Occupation(s)Musicianvb x ngx
InstrumentsGuitar, Vocals, and keyboard
Years active1981–2007
LabelsRykodisc, Gallo Record Company

Lucky Philip Dube (pronounced duu-beh;[1] 3 August 1964 – 18 October 2007) was a South African reggae musician and Rastafarian. He recorded over 27 albums in English, Zulu and Afrikaans over a span of 12 years.[2]

Death[change | change source]

Dube was shot and killed in Johannesburg on 18 October 2007 at the age of 43.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fun Facts,, Retrieved 19 October 2007
  2. Lucky Dube - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News[permanent dead link] - BBC Music
  3. Murdered reggae legend mourned -