Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Masekela worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "A Dry White Season" ... Read more »

Filmography

Music (19)

Blended 2014 (Movie)

("Kwela Kwela") (Song)

Small Time 2014 (Movie)

("Grazing In The Grass") (Song Performer)

Master Harold...and the Boys 2011 (Movie)

(Composer)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

Music Festival Producer (Music Producer)

Bobby 2006 (Movie)

("Grazing In The Grass") (Song Performer)

The Last King of Scotland 2006 (Movie)

("Grazing In The Grass") (Song Performer)

Duplex 2003 (Movie)

("Grazing In The Grass (Instrumental)") (Performer)

The Wild Thornberrys Movie 2002 (Movie)

("Motla Le Pula (The Rainmaker)") (Song)

The Wild Thornberrys Movie 2002 (Movie)

("Motla Le Pula (The Rainmaker)") (Song Performer)

Speak Truth to Power 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Music

Mandela 1997 (Movie)

(Music)

Sarafina! 1992 (Movie)

music composer("Sarafina" "Bring Back Nelson Mandela" "Sechaba") (Composer)

Sarafina! 1992 (Movie)

songs (Song)

A Dry White Season 1989 (Movie)

(Performer)

Voices of Sarafina! 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Voices of Sarafina! 1989 (Movie)

songs("Sarafina" "Yes Mistress It's a Pity" "Africa Burning in the Sun") (Song)

Jewel of the Nile 1985 (Movie)

song producer("African Breeze") (Song)

Jewel of the Nile 1985 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Monterey Pop 1968 (Movie)

("Bajabula Bonke") (Song Performer)
Actor (6)

Amandla! A Revolution In Four-Part Harmony 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Musicians in Exile 1989 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Graceland: The African Concert 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Monterey Pop 1968 (Movie)

(Actor)

It's Black Entertainment (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Hugh Masekela brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Masekela worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "A Dry White Season" (1989) starring Donald Sutherland, "Graceland: The African Concert" (Showtime, 1986-87) and "Jewel of the Nile" with Michael Douglas (1985). He also contributed to "Monterey Pop" with Janis Joplin (1969), "Musicians in Exile" (1990) and "Voices of Sarafina!" (1989). In the nineties and the early 2000s, Masekela devoted his time to various credits, such as "Sarafina!" (1992), "Mandela" (1997) starring Nelson Mandela and "The Wild Thornberrys Movie" (2002) starring Lacey Chabert. Masekela's music was also featured in "The Last King of Scotland" (2006) with Forest Whitaker, the Anthony Hopkins period drama "Bobby" (2006) and the biopic drama "Talk to Me" (2007) with Don Cheadle. Masekela's music was most recently used in the dramedy "Small Time" (2014) with Christopher Meloni.

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