12/07/2017 08:00 SAST | Updated 12/07/2017 10:05 SAST

Legendary Musician Ray Phiri Has Died

He was admitted at the Nelspruit Mediclinic for treatment.

South Africa has woken up to the news that legendary musician Ray Phiri has passed on.

Phiri had been admitted to the Nelspruit Mediclinic where he was in the care of an oncologist.

He had been diagnosed with lung cancer.

Tributes have started pouring in for the stalwart and Stimela founding member.