- Makhadzi and her team are mourning the passing of one of her dancers, Ntuthuko Kelvin Silosana, known as Calvin Candiano
- Calvin passed away in November 2023 and Makhadzi's team shared a statement on social media
- Heartfelt tributes poured in for the flamboyant dancer/choreographer from fans and peers
Ntuthuko Kelvin Silosana, known as Calvin Candiano and for being one of Makhadzi's star dancers, has passed away. Calvin died on 24 November 2023 and Makhadzi revealed the news with a statement on her Instagram page. She received an outpouring of messages from followers mourning Calvin's death.
Makhadzi mourns Calvin Candiano
Eish, Makhadzi is crippled with grief after the passing of her dancer, Calvin Candiano (real name Ntuthuko Kelvin Silosana). His death follows that of Makhadzi's friend and DiepCity actress, Lebohang "Khelina" Mpyana, who passed away on 1 November after a short illness.
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In a statement released by the Sugar Sugar hitmaker on her Instagram page, Calvin passed away on Friday, 24 November 2023.
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According to ZiMoja, Calvin too had been unwell though the details of his illness have been kept private:
"He never disclosed his condition but there would be days when he would be ill and then be okay. He used to dance with Makhadzi but left and later returned to her team while he was ill and working on being healthy again."
Mzansi pays tribute to Calvin Candiano
Fans and industry-mates rallied to honour Calvin's life with tribute messages:
"May his soul rest in eternal peace."
lorraine_guyo was in disbelief:
"We gonna miss Calvin, that big radiant smile and energy, gone too soon."
"Tragic. I met him on your tour here to Australia. I’m so sorry to read this. Rest in peace, Calvin."
"I am sorry, he was my homeboy, he was a good performer. I remember rushing you guys to catch a flight not knowing it was last glance. May you find solace, my sister."
"Huh?? Candy is no more?"
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Source: Briefly News