The Hip Hop fraternity has described artist Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known as ‘HHP’, as a pioneer of local Hip Hop, who paved the way for young artists.
The 38-year-old died on Wednesday at his home in Randpark Ridge, west of Johannesburg.
The cause of his death has not been officially disclosed. However his battle with depression and suicide attempts is well-documented.
During his extensive music career, the man known also as Jabba, was nominated for numerous awards including a Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award for ‘Best International Act in 2010. HHP released 10 albums during his 18-year career in the music industry.
Jabba is considered a legend in the industry. Hip hop artists believe that HHP has left behind an eternal legacy.
We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of the legendary Motswako Rapper Jabulani #HHP #Jabba Tsambo. Robala ka kgotso #BOSSO. #RIPHHP pic.twitter.com/rHhai694g1
— South African Government (@GovernmentZA) October 24, 2018
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— Warren Masemola (@warrenmasemola) October 24, 2018
On this day, you told me you loved me after a long time & I’m soo glad I told you I loved you too. I’m so glad my emotions never got the best of me and I can let go knowing that I have never disrespected you in public even when we had our differences. Robala ka kgotso groot. ? https://t.co/VNnjDZ2QzD
— R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest) October 24, 2018
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