- South African musician and media personality Proverb is mourning the passing of his mom
- Proverb has taken to social media to express his sadness about losing his mom and to celebrate her amazing life
- Condolence have streamed in, both from fans and from those who knew and were touched by her
One of South Africa’s most popular and nicest celebrities, Proverb, is mourning the sudden passing of his mom. The musician and media personality has taken to social media to pay tribute to his mom.
Proverb has used social media to express his unimaginable sadness and more importantly to pay tribute to his mom and to celebrate her amazing life.
Condolences have poured in from Proverb’s fans and from those who knew the woman as a lecturer, friend and colleague.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Proverb’s mom, Dr Nomonde Thekisho worked as a lecturer at the University of North West in Mahikeng. Colleagues and students described her as a motherly figure whose loss will be deeply felt.
Proverb paid tribute to his mom by tweeting: “Bad things will always happen; how I respond to them defines my character & the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain & treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.”
A week before his mom passed, Proverb released a song entitled Heaven, which paid tribute to some of South Africa’s fallen icons.
In the song, the rapper pays tribute to a number of people, including Winnie-Madikizela Mandela, Nelson Mandela, Steven Hawking, Hugh Masekela and others.
The song describes Proverb’s vision of what heaven looks like.
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