Thami Shobede's death came as a shock to South Africans and local celebs have taken to social media to share their condolences and express their sadness at the loss of a rising star.
Thami Shobede passed away after falling ill and South Africans were reeling when the news broke.
The singer died in Kalafong Hospital, Pretoria, according to TimesLIVE. Briefly.co.za reported that Thami's record label, Gallo Record Company, confirmed the news. It is believed that the singer collapsed while performing on stage over the weekend.
Local celebs were left saddened by the Idols SA singer's death and took to social media to mourn him.
Earlier, Lungisa Xhamela, former Idols SA finalist, also spoke up about the death of his friend.
They were close and Lungisa says his soul is gutted at the loss.
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