- South African rappers have reacted to the sad news of Musawenkosi 'Nish' Molefe's passing
- Nish was part of Mzansi's multi-award-winning hip-hop group Skwatta Kamp
- Rappers such as Cassper Nyovest, Solo and Maggz, among others, have shared their tributes on social media
Tributes and messages of condolences have continued to pour in following the passing of Skwatta Kamp member Musawenkosi 'Nish' Molefe. Nish succumbed to Covid-19 on Friday, 5 February. He had reportedly been in hospital for a few days.
The Mzansi hip-hop fraternity has taken to social media to react to the news of the rapper's death. Rappers such as Maggz, Zakwe, Cassper Nyovest and many others took to Twitter recently to share how the star paved the way for Mzansi hip-hop.
Nish and his Skwatta Kamp crew have won many awards and have been credited with being the pioneers of local hip-hop. Check out some of the comments from Nish's peers below:
"RIP NISH the footprints you made with Skwatta Kamp created a path for most of us. Rest easy king."
Cassper Nyovest said:
"Eish RIP grootman Nish."
Solo Ntsizwa added:
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that the SA Music Awards Twitter page released a statement sharing the bad news of Nish's death.
"We are saddened by the passing of Musawenkosi 'Nish' Molefe who was a member of the 2-time SAMA Best Rap Album award-winning group Skwatta Kamp. We send out our condolences to his family and friends at large. May his soul rest in peace. #RIPNish"
Briefly.co.za recently reported that iconic jazz and opera vocalist Dr Sibongile Khumalo has passed away, her family announced on Thursday evening, 28 January. According to a statement posted on her Instagram page, the world-celebrated Mzansi singer succumbed to stroke-related complications after a lengthy period of illness.
Khumalo, affectionately known as Ma'Mngoma, had a career spanning over 30 years. She began her musical journey when she was only eight.
Ma'Mngoma, who was born on 24 September, 1957, was launched into the limelight when she won the Standard Bank Young Artist Award at the Grahamstown Arts Festival in 1993.
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