May 20, 2024

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South African musician Mampintsha, 40, has died

South African musician Mampintsha, 40, has died


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  • Mampintsha of hit group Big Nuz has died. He was 40.
  • The South African musician died on Saturday following Afrotainment announced Mampintsha was hospitalised following suffering a stroke final 7 days.
  • “It is with excellent unhappiness that we share the information of the premature passing of multi-award profitable artist, Mampinstsha,” Afrotainment verified in a statement.

Mampintsha of hit team Massive Nuz has died. He was 40.

According to experiences, the South African musician died on Saturday right after struggling a stroke last 7 days.

Afrotainment verified the news on social media.

“It is with terrific unhappiness that we share the news of the premature passing of multi-award profitable artist, Mampinstsha. Born Mandla Maphumulo from Umlazi, KZN of Major Naz fame handed absent on 24 December.”

The statement concluded that funeral and memorial details would be confirmed.

The Southern African New music Rights Organisation verified the musician’s loss of life on Twitter: “In memory of Massive Nuz team member Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, SAMRO sends heartfelt condolences to his household, good friends, and marketplace colleagues. Mampintsha will often be remembered for his  immense contribution to the South African new music business.”

In a assertion introduced by tunes label Afrotainment Thursday, Mampintsha – serious title Mandla Maphumulo – was hospitalised soon after struggling a stroke next a performance with Large Nuz. 

“He is presently in healthcare facility receiving clinical attention and is beneath doctor’s observation,” the assertion mentioned. “The household asks that the public and media respect their privacy in the course of this tough time.”

Mampitsha was married to Babes Wodumo. The pair welcomed their initially little one in July 2021 and experienced been doing the job on their relationship, as noticed on their fact exhibit, Uthando Lodumo.

The 2nd period was produced in September.

The initially season of the couple’s reality demonstrate gave viewers a front-row seat into the couple’s lobola negotiations, their star-studded marriage ceremony celebration, and the anticipation of the delivery of their initially child, affectionately regarded as “Sponge”.

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