Legendary gospel artist Rebecca Malope was honoured with a statue of herself over the weekend in Mpumalanga.
The Bears Palace Gospel Music Festival had a concert in honour of Malope, where she was celebrating 35 years in the gospel industry.
Taking to social media , Malope shared a video of the iconic moment. She said it was only by grace that she is still celebrated after so many years as a gospel music minister.
"It is only by the grace of God that I am still celebrated after 35 years as a gospel music minister.
It is only by God's grace that I live to see how much my music still touches people's hearts after all these years! It is only by the grace of God that I have a statue made for me, wow! Sifana nami cobo cobo! she wrote.