South African Hip hop legend, Jabulani Tsambo aka HHP has been confirmed dead. He died in the afternoon of Wednesday October 24th, Details about the cause of his death are yet to be released.
His wife and popular publicist, Lerato Sengadi, confirmed his death.
“Yes, yes it’s true. I am with the family at the moment, “ said a traumatised Sengadi.
HHP may have died of depression, a struggle he was previously open about.
Fans and fellow artists have begun to pay tributes to HHP on social media as they expressed shock at the news of his death.
“Just heard the most terrible news … another icon gone too soon,” rapper AKA said on Twitter.
Fellow hip hop artist Da L.E.S said in a tweet:
“Bad News for HIP HOP TODAY.”