Lucky Dube

  1. South African Line-Up Confirmed For MIDEM 2010

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST A line-up of contemporary South African artists has been announced for MIDEM 2010's opening showcase party on Jan. 24 at the Martinez in Cannes. The party also kicks off South Africa's "Country of Honour" status at the music in ...

  2. South African Reggae Star's Killers Get Life

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A judge sentenced three men convicted of murdering an internationally known South African reggae star in a botched carjacking to life in prison Thursday. Lucky Dube's 2007 killing drew worldwide attention to crime in South Africa, which has o ...

  3. Lucky Dube Family Welcomes Guilty Verdict

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The family of murdered South African reggae star Lucky Dube has welcomed the guilty verdict for his three killers. A close family member told Billboard.biz that they were hoping for the maximum sentence of life for Sfiso Mhlanga, Mbuti Mabe and Lu ...

  4. South African Singer Dube Murdered

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crime has claimed another South African musician, this time reggae artist Lucky Dube. Dube was gunned down in what police are calling a botched hijacking in Johannesburg just after 8pm yesterday. He was apparently dropping off his son at a relativ ...

  5. All-African Line-up Tapped For SA's Live 8

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will feature an all-African line-up of artists, including veteran reggae artist Lucky Dube and African pop group Malaika. A spokesperson today (June 22) confirmed the Jul Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will f ...

  6. All-African Line-up Tapped For SA's Live 8

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will feature an all-African line-up of artists, including veteran reggae artist Lucky Dube and African pop group Malaika. A spokesperson today (June 22) confirmed the Jul Johannesburg's Live 8 concert will f ...