Kwaito musician and TKZee member Tokollo Tshabalala has passed away. The family of the singer, also known as Magesh has confirmed that he died on Monday morning following an epileptic seizure, at the age of 45.
They have also asked for privacy in dealing with their loss.
Musician Tebogo Sithathu, founder of the Twins band, says having worked in the music industry since the 1990s, and sharing the stage with TKZee, it is heartbreaking to hear the news of Tshabalala’s passing.
Sithathu says Tshabalala was a talented composer and rapper who came up with beautiful melodies.
South Africans have taken to social media to send their condolences.
It is with great sadness to note the passing of Tokollo ‘Magesh’ Tshabalala.
Known affectionately as ‘Magesh’, Tshabalala passed away this morning as a result of an epileptic seizure.
He will be missed by his family, friends and fans. May his soul Rest In Peace. #RIPMagesh pic.twitter.com/CPaS6pO76R
— SAMRO (@SAMROMusic) August 15, 2022
— Roboto x3 (@Robot_Boii) August 15, 2022
— Hermaine M (@HermaineM) August 15, 2022
🕊️| The DA is saddened by the passing of legendary kwaito artist and member of TKZee, Tokollo ‘Magesh’ Tshabalala.
— Democratic Alliance (@Our_DA) August 15, 2022
☠️ @orlandopirates is saddened by the passing of the son of Mr Stanley Tshabalala, Tokollo.
On behalf of the extended @orlandopirates family, we convey our heartfelt and deepest sympathy to the Tshabalala family.
— Orlando Pirates FC (@orlandopirates) August 15, 2022