A sad day for South African music as the country mourns the passing of one of its best female House vocalist, Nichume Siwundla.

Well known for her pure voice and her energetic presence on stage, Nichume shocked her fans after it was alleged that she died on Thursday night from an apparent suicide.

Social media buzzing with reaction to her death. “It is sad to see a young person dies in this manner,” one can read on social media.

Nichume first shot to stardom after collaborating with Mobi in a song . Bhutiza which later went gold. She appeared her with her producer Mobi Dixon on Morning Live.