- More details behind the untimely passing of Mshoza have emerged after her management released a statement
- The team confirmed the passing of the musician, citing that she passed away peacefully on Thursday morning
- As speculation grows about the cause of death, many have recalled that she was diagnosed as a diabetic
As Mzansi continues to grapple with the sudden passing of legendary kwaito artist Mshoza, more details have been shared about her death.
The starlet, whose real name is Nomasonto Maswangayi. was reported to have passed in the early hours of Thursday morning in a Joburg hospital.
According to an official statement released by her management, Mshoza passed on peacefully in the early hours of morning.
The statement read:
“It is with great sadness to announce the untimely death of Nomasonto"Mshoza' Maswanganyi. The Kortez hitmaker succumbed peacefully in the early hours of this morning. She was 37.She will be deeply missed as an ultimate entertainer who loved being on stage. Not only did she radiate star quality, Mshoza was a media darling.More details to follow shortly"
Sunday World journalist, Nokuthula Zwane shared that a source informed her that Mshoza was previously diagnosed with diabetes. She said:
"According to a close friend, she had been rushed to hospital a few weeks ago but was later ‘discharged. Details of the cause of death is still unclear. The 37-year-old, mother of two had been ill and diagnosed with diabetes."
Mshoza had confirmed that she had tested positive for Covid-19 in July this year. The Sunday World reported that she said:
“I’m diabetic so I do get ill from little things. I know I have to take extra care of myself. I don’t take any illness easy, I quickly go to a doctor.”
She expressed that she felt “scared” by the diagnosis.
Briefly.co.za reported that tributes have poured in for the fallen icon. Mzansi celebs have taken to social media to react to the news of Mshoza's sudden passing. The Kwaito singer, real name Nomasonto Maswangayi, allegedly died in a Johannesburg hospital on Thursday morning, 19 November at the age of 37.
SA entertainers have taken to Twitter to share their reactions and messages of condolences to the star's family and friends.
The details of the mother of two's untimely passing have not yet been released.
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