LATE Soul Jah Love’s household has described the proficient Zimdancehall artiste as a hero whose music was remedy to his followers who skilled troublesome social pressures.
Soul Jah Love, actual title Soul Musaka, died Tuesday at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital, Waterfalls, Harare.
He was pronounced lifeless upon arrival on the hospital, in response to a physician’s report he had no pulse and his sugar degree was excessive.
A postmortem was set to determine the reason for his loss of life.
The musician, who was aged 31, has since been declared a liberation hero by President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Nevertheless, talking to NewZimbabwe.com some 24 hours earlier than the honour was bestowed on him, Soul Jah Love’s elder brother, Tendai Mike Brighton Musaka mentioned his sibling was a hero who lived his life with goal and sang for the folks.
Along with his lyrical and vocal prowess, Soul Jah Love had a wealthy discography with relatable tracks like, ‘Dai Hupenyu Hwaitengwa’, ‘Hupenyu Ivhiri’, ‘Kana Ndafa’ amongst others.
He sang as he lived and as such, his followers associated to his music.
“He was a whole artiste. Saul was a hero.
“I’m happy with his works, as an artiste, he impacted many together with his music.
“The folks he used to encourage together with his songs would say to me ‘your younger brother’s music has pulled me out of darkish occasions’.
“I want that if it was potential, he would take heed to that music and get up from the lifeless,” mentioned an emotional Musaka.
The brother added that regardless of scuffling with sugar diabetes for over 17 years, Soul Jah Love thrived to outlive and discovered to handle his situation effectively.
“He lived his life purposefully and really effectively regardless of the challenges of being over 17 years diabetic.
“He was recognized with sugar diabetes at a younger age and there are fights he used to drag by way of till a stage the place he might actually preserve himself.
“However everyone knows that when one is born what’s left is loss of life.”