Mshoza memorial | "No record label wanted to sign Mshoza for a return album"

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Mshoza last photoshoot with Drum in studio.
Mshoza last photoshoot with Drum in studio.

On 19 November 2020, fans of media personality Mshoza, real name Nomasonto Maswanganyi were shocked by the news of her sudden death.

Today, friends and family of the star are gathered at Bassline in Newton, Johannesburg to celebrate her life.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, fans of the Kwaito star will be able to join the memorial virtually.

The service was due to start at 9AM but is currently behind schedule.


Live tweets from her memorial | 

On the day of her death, her manager, Thanduxolo Jindela, confirmed the news to Drum.

"It is with great sadness to announce the untimely death of Nomasonto "Mshoza" Maswanganyi. The Kortes hitmaker succumbed peacefully in the early hours of this morning. She was 37. She will be deeply missed as an ultimate entertainer who loved being on stage. Not only did she radiate star quality, Mshoza was a media darling," he said at the time.

The Kortez singer is survived by her two children. 

The star was famous for her love of bleaching her skin and going under the knife. She was always frank about any changes she made to her body, including a bum augmentation in 2018.

“I know what I want to look like and I know it will cost me quite a bit of money,” she told Drum at the time.

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