Majalisa's death officially marks Splash end

Until last week Majalisa was the last surviving member of the 'original' Splash PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Until last week Majalisa was the last surviving member of the 'original' Splash PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The death of Patricia Majalisa last week ‘officially’ marked the end for Splash-the South African disco band which released its debut album Peacock 34 years ago and went on to become a household name.

After just a few years of breaking into the market, Splash- which Majalisa was part of right from the beginning, quickly endeared themselves to million of fans around the world. They went on to become international superstars wooing big crowds in the UK, Canada, Nigeria, France, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana.

Until last week, Majalisa was the last surviving member of the ‘original’ Splash following the demise of Joseph Tshimange in 1996, Penwell Kunene in 2009 and the band’s leader, Dan Tshanda last year.

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