- Oskido has reacted to the passing of his father Esaph Mdlongwa
- Oskido, who is a popular Mzansi musician, revealed that his dad passed away due to Covid-19
- Oskido's friends in the music industry such as Black Coffee and DJ Tira have shared their messages of condolences to the star
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Mzansi veteran DJ and musician Oskido has reacted to the passing of his father, Esaph Mdlongwa. The Eish hitmaker has taken to social media to share with his followers that his dad has died due to Covid-19.
The star penned a heartfelt tribute to his old man who was a known Zimbabwean politician. Oskido shared snaps of himself with his father during the good old times. He captioned his post on Twitter and Instagram:
"It’s with great sadness to let you know that I have lost my old man due to Covid-19, a great man who inspired me to understand the value of life. So long Mdala, rest well. I will see you again in the next lifetime. You’ve showed us a way and shone the light. Akwehlanga lungehlanga."
Mzansi celebs have flooded Oskido's comment section on both Instagram and Twitter to share their messages of condolences to him and his family. Check out some of their comments below:
Cassper Nyovest said:
Black Coffee wrote:
DJ Dimplez commented:
"Condolences my King."
Bonang Matheba wrote:
"Condolences to you and your family."
Bridget Masinga wrote:
"Condolences Oskido. Sending you, Bobstar and the family my prayers."
"May his soul rest in eternal peace. Condolences to you and family."
Nhlanhla Nciza wrote:
"Nxese Oskido, condolences."
DJ Tira said:
"May his soul rest in peace."
Mzansi politician Fikile Mbalula added:
"Condolences my brother, may your old man rest in eternal peace. Strength to you and family."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Mdlongwa passed away aged 73 years old after a long and distinguished career. Mdlongwa is credited with being a founding member of the Zimbabwean opposition party MDC.
The party was established back in 1999 and led by Morgan Tsvangirai to not only challenge the ruling Zanu-PF party but also its leader Robert Mugabe. TimesLIVE reports that Mdlongwa had been admitted to a private hospital in Bulawayo for almost a week.
In other music news, Briefly.co.za reported that Cassper Nyovest has revealed that he's not looking to sign any artists to Family Tree anytime soon. The rapper was responding to a tweep on Tuesday, 13 October.
The Amademoni hitmaker shared that for now he just wants to focus on himself as an artist. The star also revealed that Nadia Nakai will remain the only signee at his record label because she's a "hard worker". Cass responded to @DestinyMindset:
"Maybe producers but not artist anytime soon. I just wanna be an artist for the next few years. Nadia is the only one cause she's loyal and she's a hard worker who don't wait on me. My studio is almost done so ima be labbing out with a few producers and artists soon."
Mufasa also announced that the construction of Family Tree offices is up and running again after it was halted due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
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