'She taught us that anyone's dreams are valid' - Fans pay tribute to Gee Six Five

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Gee Six Five's song Obani lababantu has taken South African by storm.
Gee Six Five's song Obani lababantu has taken South African by storm.
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  • Fans took to Twitter on Wednesday to pay tribute to Obani Lababantu hitmaker, Gee Six Five.
  • "She taught us anyone's dreams are valid," one fan wrote - a common message among those honouring the 65-year-old breakout star.
  • Gee Six Five, whose real name is Olpha Selepe, died after testing positive for Covid-19.


"She taught us that anyone's dreams are valid," one Twitter user wrote, paying tribute to Olpha Selepe, known as Gee Six Five.

The message is a common theme among fans who found solace knowing Olpha was relentless in the pursuit of her dreams. 

The 65-year-old found fame just over a month ago with her amapiano track Obani Lababantu. On Wednesday morning, her family confirmed that she had died after testing positive for Covid-19.

Not only did Gee Six Five realise her dream of releasing an amapiano track, she was also pursuing her PhD in Higher Education.

Tweets continued to pour in on Wednesday, with countless fans showing their appreciation for Gee Six Five and what she stood for.

"She did what many were never brave [enough] to do. She lived her best life!" a Twitter user wrote. 

"She made her mark in the world. Obani lababantu was a gift to us.. She wanted to show us that you can achieve anything regardless of age or anything. Oh Gogo your song made us so happy. May your spirit rest in peace," someone else added.

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