The award-winning singer and song writer, Vusi Nova recently shared a touching video on Instagram, showcasing himself playing a tune on a guitar.
In the accompanying caption, Nova revealed that the guitar was a gift from the family of the late musician Bulelwa Mkutukana, widely known as Zahara. Zahara, an afro-pop singer, passed away at the age of 36 in December after an extended hospital stay.
Nova, whose real name is Vusumzi Nongxa, was a close friend to Zahara and stood by the family during her hospitalization and funeral. Since her untimely death, Nova has been sharing memorable videos of their time together on social media. In his heartfelt caption, Nova showed absolute gratitude for the family’s gesture of gifting him Zahara’s cherished guitars.
During Zahara’s funeral at the East London International Convention Centre, Nova delivered a poignant tribute, visibly distraught. He described Zahara as special and extraordinary, emphasizing the deep understanding they shared. Nova expressed his commitment to keeping Zahara’s secrets, saying: “I want to promise her I will take her secrets to the grave.”
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