Johnny Clegg backing vocalist killed

It's a sad day for for South African music with the news that Johnny Clegg's backing vocalist Bongani Masuku was killed during a robbery. Sapa reports that Bongani was killed on Saturday night in Troyeville, Johannesburg. He was parking his car when four men approached him demanding his cellphone and his car keys. A struggle ensued and shots were fired. Bongani has been working with Johnny since 1992. On Johnny's website, the singer says, “We will miss him deeply and we extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and all who knew him.”