Iconic Musician “Fortunate Dube” would have been celebrating his 56th birthday in the present day if not reason for his loss of life.
The globally famend artist has not been forgotten by his followers and his music lives on by means of the hits like “Slave”, “Keep in mind Me”, “It’s not Simple”, “Respect” – which collectively have gathered greater than 50 million streams globally with ‘Keep in mind Me’ hitting over 20 Million streams.
Fortunate Philip Dube born three August 1964 and died 18 October 2007,- was a South African reggae musician and Rastafarian.
He recorded 22 albums in Zulu, English and Afrikaans in a 25-year interval and was South Africa’s finest & biggest-selling reggae artist.
Dube was murdered within the Johannesburg suburb of Rosettenville on the night of 18 October 2007.
Fortunate Dube stays a high vendor on digital platforms in addition to in retail shops, and is often featured in Prime 10 album charts along with his commemorative album “The Occasions We’ve Shared” which was launched by Gallo Document Firm in 2017.
On digital platforms Fortunate Dube continues to hit numbers within the hundreds of thousands throughout streaming providers like Spotify and Apple Music
Exterior of his residence territory of South Africa, on the remainder of the Continent, his music is embraced on Cellular platforms like Boomplay placing him within the Prime 10 most listened to artists outdoors of the area in Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya.
He’s additionally embraced on a wider worldwide scale with continued streaming help in america, the UK, France and Brazil.
Fortunate Dube stays an envoy of African music globally, and his legacy nonetheless lives on within the aware message of peace and unity for the world to get pleasure from.
Gone however not forgotten.