Social Media reacts to music legend Oliver Mtukudzi's death
According to Bulawayo24, the 66-year-old superstar died at the Avenues Clinic in Harare.
Mtukudzi, whose career took him to the international stage has at least 66 albums under his belt, died on Wednesday.
He has toured several countries and featured on his many songs with several South African artist which included Ringo Madlingozi and the late Hugh Masekela.
Mtukudzi has contributed immensely to the nurturing of Zimbabwean music talents and holds various prestigious positions, among them the Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Children's Fund and the coveted Cavaliere of the Order of Merit bestowed on him by the Italian government.
Social media users have paid their tribute to Mtukudzi.
Rest In Peace, Oliver Mtukudzi.— Fadzayi Mahere 🇿🇼 (@advocatemahere) January 23, 2019
You were the soundtrack to an entire generation and a rare gift to Zimbabwe.
We will always love you, a legend and hero. pic.twitter.com/qhPBabPEyS
Rest In Peace - the legend and music icon - Oliver Mtukudzi, you played your role to the fullest and you will always be remembered Mr Guitarman pic.twitter.com/ebuYdKN74O— Mzilikazi wa Afrika (@IamMzilikazi) January 23, 2019