Ben Shabalala



Age: 46


Summary: singer and a former member of South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo who rose to international fame after bringing their unique blend of Zulu and gospel music traditions to Paul Simon's Grammy award winning Graceland album and won their own Grammy for providing the soundtrack to the TV series Shaka Zulu.



Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting


Born: October 30, 1957


Died: June 16, 2004


Location: Durban, South Africa