Published: Wed, October 24, 2018
Entertaiment | By Paul Elliott

South African rapper, HHP is dead! - Celebrities

South African rapper, HHP is dead! - Celebrities

His wife and publicist, Lerato Sengadi, confirmed the news to TimesLIVE, saying, "Yes, yes, it's true".

Fans also took to social media to pay tribute to the music icon.

Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed! However, details surrounding the cause of his death have not be released.

HHP whose real name is Jabulani Tsambo according to reports had opened up in the past about his struggles with depression.


In the past, HHP has attempted suicide on multiple occasions.

Two years ago, SowetanLIVE reported that he had admitted to attempting suicide three times in 2015 and that he had visited an online suicide website in an attempt to help him get information on how to end his life. He always made time for them after his shows and it's easy to see why he held such a special spot in Mzansi's heart.

"Just heard the most bad news ... another icon gone too soon", rapper AKA said on Twitter. Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story.

The news was confirmed on Wednesday afternoon after speculation broke out on social media.

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