SA in shock at the untimely death of music legend HHP

Cape Town - The local music industry suffered a great loss, following the death of well-known hip hop artists HHP on Wednesday. 

Speaking to The Juice, HHP's booking agent, Ofentse Mothusi, confirmed the musician's death

The mostwako MC was well versed in many South African languages, but mainly rapped in Setswana. 

For a minute-by-minute look at what happened following the news of the musician's untimely death, follow our updates here. 


1. Remembering HHP: A tribute to a music legend

The star displayed a love for music from a young age, teaming up with his high school friends to start the group Verbal Assassins as a teenager.

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2. WATCH: A tribute to hip-hop legend HHP

Jabulani Tsambo, better known by his stage name Hip Hop Pantsula, has died at the age of 38.

The local musician had many hits and touched untold lives through his art. 

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3. HHP's last Instagram post was a tribute to Flabba

A week before his death, HHP, posted a tribute to his friend and fellow-musician, Flabba.

HHP wrote a song dedicated to his close friend, Flabba, following his tragic death 2015 titled: Flabba re a lela.

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4. HHP's heartbreaking last interview in which he talks about how he would like to be remembered

In a 2016 interview with DRUM, HHP spoke candidly about his struggle with depression and how helping others in need has always been his passion.

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5. News of HHP's death sends shockwaves through social media

The news of hip-hop star HHP's passing, has sent a wave of shock to many of his fans and industry peers.

Taking to social media, a number of celebrities and fans have expressed their heartbreak over the 38-year-old's sudden passing.

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6. Celebs pay tribute to HHP

Tributes for hip-hop star HHP have started pouring as the news of the 38-year-old musician's death made headlines on Wednesday.  

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