- Gqom musician Njabulo Zondi, better known as Biggie in the music industry, has passed away
- According to his close friend, Biggie succumbed to heart failure when he was in ICU
- The musician worked with a lot of Durban artists and was featured on hit songs by musos including DJ Websta and DJ Lag
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Gqom artist Biggie has succumbed to heart failure. The news of Biggie's passing has been trending on social media since Tuesday night.
Real name Njabulo Zondi, Biggie worked with a lot of musicians from his hometown of Durban. He featured on DJ Lag's song titled Jika, he also sang on DJ Qla's track named Iyakhuluma and on DJ Websta's hit titled Obaleka.
Biggie's friend and industry peer Dladla Mshunqisi took to Instagram to pay tribute to the late star.
"I've seen people losing friends but never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd ever lose you. Heaven has called you and I know that you've answered, but how can death not think how am I to carry on? I've heard people say at some point we all lose friends.
"They said we lose them to death, to distance, and over time but not once did your loss ever occur in my mind. Since the frantic call came in telling me you are no more, my world came to a standstill, how was I supposed to go on knowing my journey has ended with you?"
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Biggie's close friend, who did not want to be named, told ZAlebs that he received a call at 8pm, informing him that his friend has passed on. He said Biggie was in ICU and he suffered from heart failure, the publication reports.
"He was in ICU and he suffered from heart failure, just before 8pm a call came through to confirm his death."
Briefly.co.za reported that Mzansi celebs have reacted to the passing away of famous PR guru Pheko Kgengoe, apparently from Covid-19. Celebs such as Nandi Madida, Boity Thulo and Simphiwe Dana expressed their sadness at Pheko's death.
Pheko reportedly did a lot in Mzansi celebrities' lives. He was a creative industries consultancy specialising in music PR and various record label services.
"It gets scarier and more gut-wrenching by the day. #RIPPheko"
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