14 Years On: Remembering The Legend That Was Brenda Nokuzola Fassie

Brenda Fassie. (Photo: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)
Brenda Fassie. (Photo: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

The courts may have placed on hold the planned biopic of the life of legendary musician Brenda Fassie, but that will not stop South Africans from celebrating her legacy.

Wednesday, May 9, marks the 14th anniversary of MaBrr's death.

READ: Brenda Fassie Is A Memory Of Song That Still Resonates To This Day

Her fans took to social media to celebrate her life and the musical legacy that continues to keep her memory alive.

ALSO READ: Behind The Chicco-Bongani Feud Over Ma Brrr Biopic

Here are some of the hit songs that continue to linger in the hearts of South Africans.

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It was also on this day that the country lost renowned kwaito star Brown Dash back in 2012.

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Brenda Fassie

UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Brenda FASSIE (Photo by Leon Morris/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Brenda FASSIE (Photo by Leon Morris/Redferns)

Brenda Fassie in perfomance

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: A picture taken 08 September 2003 shows Brenda Fassie pop star performing in Johannesburg. AFP PHOTO/ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: A picture taken 08 September 2003 shows Brenda Fassie pop star performing in Johannesburg. AFP PHOTO/ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

Brenda Fassie the entertainer

UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Brenda FASSIE (Photo by Leon Morris/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Brenda FASSIE (Photo by Leon Morris/Redferns)

Brenda Fassie

SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 4 (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Brenda Fassie posing for the camera in her swimsuit on October 4, 1987. (Photo by Joe Sefale / Sunday Times / Gallo Images / Getty Images)
SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 4 (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Brenda Fassie posing for the camera in her swimsuit on October 4, 1987. (Photo by Joe Sefale / Sunday Times / Gallo Images / Getty Images)

Brenda Fassie sings for democracy

African National Congress (ANC) President Thabo Mbeki (L) sings and dances March 28 with local musician Brenda Fassie during the launch of the elections campaign in Soweto, for the second democratic election on June 2. JN/AS
African National Congress (ANC) President Thabo Mbeki (L) sings and dances March 28 with local musician Brenda Fassie during the launch of the elections campaign in Soweto, for the second democratic election on June 2. JN/AS

Brenda Fassie in concert

South African music legend in concert.
South African music legend in concert.

The people's princess of pop

A December 11, 2001 file photo shows South African singer Brenda Fassie performing in Nairobi. F REUTERS/Antony Njuguna JDP
A December 11, 2001 file photo shows South African singer Brenda Fassie performing in Nairobi. F REUTERS/Antony Njuguna JDP

Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie often known as MaBrrr, sculpted the pop culture of South Africa.
Brenda Fassie often known as MaBrrr, sculpted the pop culture of South Africa.

Brenda Fassie the fashionista

Brenda Fassie was known for her striking fashion sense and energetic performances. 
Brenda Fassie was known for her striking fashion sense and energetic performances. 

Music legends, Brenda Fassie and Rebecca Malope

Music legends, Brenda Fassie and Rebecca Malope hold a baby together.
Music legends, Brenda Fassie and Rebecca Malope hold a baby together.

Brenda Fassie strikes a pose

Brenda Fassie - the mother

Brenda Fassie stands with her son Bongani Fassie.  <h1></h1>
Brenda Fassie stands with her son Bongani Fassie. 

Brenda Fassie in concert

Brenda Fassie in concert
Brenda Fassie in concert

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