- Mshoza's life was celebrated with kwaito music during her memorial service on Wednesday
- Mzambiya, Mapaputsi and Mshoza's manager Thanduxolo Jindela were some of the people who took to the podium to speak about Mshoza
- Mshoza was described as a bubbly musician during her memorial in Johannesburg
The memorial service for late kwaito star Mshoza took place in Newtown in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 25 November. The star's close friends, family and a few fans were only allowed to attend the service due to the Covid-19 regulations.
Most of the musician's fans streamed the memorial service live on YouTube. Mshoza's life was celebrated with songs from the 90s when kwaito music still dominated the airwaves in Mzansi.
Songs from Mshoza, Trompies and late Lebo Mathosa, among others, were played loud at the venue in celebration of Mshoza's contribution in the Mzansi music industry.
Taking to the podium, Mzambiya spoke about Mshoza's character and their friendship. Mzambiya and Mshoza became popular in Mzansi when they dropped their hit titled Kortes. Mzambiya told mourners:
"Mshoza was a very bubbly person. She would have loved to be celebrated. She was always happy. I've never seen her grumpy. My sister rest in peace, you're loved. You did your thing, may your soul rest in peace."
Mshoza's longtime manager Thanduxolo Jindela couldn't hold back his tears when he was given a chance to speak about her close friend. Thanduxolo shared that Mshoza didn't care much about winning awards but was all about producing good music. Kwaito artist Mapaputsi was also one of the speakers at the memorial.
Check out some of the comments from Mshoza's fans who streamed her memorial.
thato mmusi wrote:
"Rest in peace babe."
nompumelelo nkabini said:
"Rest in perfect peace Nomasonto, we love you still."
Marry Jane commented:
"Rest in peace my sweetheart."
Matshediso Thella said:
"Rest in Peace Mshoza."
mpume madinane wrote:
"Rest In Peace baby gal."
Princy Malebs added:
"RIP Sister Bozza."
In related news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Mzansi celebs took to social media to react to the news of Mshoza's sudden passing. The kwaito singer, real name Nomasonto Maswangayi, died in a Johannesburg hospital on Thursday morning, 19 November at the age of 37.
South African entertainers took to social media to share their reactions and messages of condolences to the star's family and friends. TimesLive reports that Mshoza died due to complications related to diabetes.
The hashtag #RIPMshoza trended high on Twitter when the news of her death broke last week. Check out some of the reactions from Mzansi celebs below:
Rapper and media personality Moozlie said: "RIP Mshoza, a true dust queen."
Reality TV star and rapper Boity wrote: "Yoh, haai! Rest in eternal peace, Mshoza."
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