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How Did Zahara Die?

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Zahara, born Bulelwa Mkutukana was a highly acclaimed South African singer-songwriter.

Rising to fame with her debut album “Loliwe” in 2011, she achieved double platinum status and continued her success with subsequent albums. Her third album, “Country Girl” (2015), attained triple platinum certification.

Zahara, meaning “blooming flower,” won numerous awards, including 17 South African Music Awards and three Metro FM Awards.

Known for her Afro-soul style, Zahara sang in Xhosa and English, drawing comparisons to Tracy Chapman and India Arie.

After a hiatus, she released her fifth album, “Nqaba Yam” (2021), which reached number 1 on iTunes.

Zahara ventured into Amapiano with her single “Guqa Ngedolo” in November 2023.

In July 2014, Zahara’s younger brother was murdered in East London. According to Zahara, she went through a period of depression after his death.
In 2015 at the Eastern Cape Music Awards, she won the two awards “Best Female” and “Best Artist.

How Did Zahara Die?

Zahara died from liver complications at age 34.She passed away on December 11, 2023, in Johannesburg, following hospitalization since November.

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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