Tributes Pour in for Late Legendary Artist Pat Shange: "It's So Painful"

Tributes Pour in for Late Legendary Artist Pat Shange: "It's So Painful"

  • Tributes have continued to pour in for legendary musician Pat Shange following the confirmation of his death on Thursday, 15 July
  • The Casanova hitmaker died on Tuesday asfter a short illness but his passing was only confirmed by his childhood friend, Hendry Galela, on Thursday
  • Pat Shange shot to fame in the 80s and is known around Mzansi for his classics such as Sweet Mama and Casanova

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Mzansi Disco music legend Pat Shange has passed away. Tributes have continued to pour in on social media following the musician's death.

The artist reportedly died on Tuesday, 13 July after a short sickness. The musician was popular back in the 80s when he dropped hits such as Sweet Mama and Casanova.

Tributes, pour in, late legendary artist, Pat Shange
Tributes have continued to pour in for late legendary artist Pat Shange (Left). Image: @arthurmafokate
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TshisaLIVE reports that Pat's childhood friend, Hendry Galela, confirmed the news on Jozi FM on Thursday, 15 July. The South African Music Awards also took to Facebook to share the news of the star's death. The SAMAs wrote:

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"It is with a heavy heart that we learnt of the passing on of legendary musician, Pat Shange. We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and his fans. May his soul rest in peace."

His fans have taken to social media to send their condolences to his family and friends. Check out some of them below:

Chupsya Phuti Seemole Nkoana said:

"It's so painful to hear about his passing, may his precious soul rest in perfect peace. My sincere condolences to the Shange family aluhlanga lungehlanga."

Mary Naidoo wrote:

"Deep condolences to the family, may his soul rest in total peace."

Thabile Maggie Notwana commented:

"Rest in eternal peace and condolences to your family members."

Mabutho Petros Mpana said:

"So painful, may his soul rest in peace. Dumakude."

Thabo Mphoyakgosi wrote:

"Rest in peace. May the family be comforted. Condolences from Botswana."

Gorata Masire added:

"What is happening with the entertainment industry?"

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Legendary Mzansi singer Tsepo Tshola passes away

In similar news, Briefly News reported that the South African public has descended into mourning after the surprise death of legendary singer Tsepo Tshola.

As Briefly reported on Thursday, the Lesotho-born musician passed away. EWN believes the singer lost his life to Covid 19.

Following the news break, South Africans took to social media to express sadness and condolences over the soulful singer's death. Reactions came from several celebrities and of course the non-famous. Media personality Robert Marawa said:

"The Village Pope....!!" Thank you for the beautiful gift of song!! An all-time favourite. Hamba kahle #TsepoTshola."

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