Kalawa Jazmee Records has confirmed that music group, Trompies member, Emmanuel Majalefa Matsane, also known as ‘Mjokes’ has passed away.
Mjokes was killed in a car accident in the early hours of Sunday morning, after the group’s performance on Saturday.
He leads the Trompies’ popular song, Sweety Lavo.
[BREAKING NEWS] It is with great sadness to announce the death of our director and fifth member of @RealTrompiesSA, @mjokeskalawa ( Emmanuel Mojalefa Matsane). He died in a car accident in the early hours of this morning, 23 May 2021 after a performance. #RIPMjokes pic.twitter.com/YkKsryQk9p
— Kalawa Jazmee (@KalawaJazmeeR) May 23, 2021
Twitter reaction to Mjokes’ death:
— Tebogo Ramaselele (@TebogoRamaselel) May 23, 2021
— Put South Africa first🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 (@Faith21972393) May 23, 2021
— #HOMEGROWNRADIO (@djsbu) May 23, 2021
— Mancinza (@Trevoz) May 23, 2021
— KE SHARP (@danielmarven) May 23, 2021
— Jane Van Potgieter🇿🇦. (@ManuRams_) May 23, 2021
— TEEKAYFINEST (@TEEKAYFINEST1) May 23, 2021
To the family of Mjokes, Trompies, Kalawa Jazmee and Kwaito Nation, may the Almighty Strengthen you during this time. We lost a Gentleman, mentor, a Kwaito Pioneer, Salute Bra Mjokes!