Hip-hop star HHP has died

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South African Hip-hop star HHP has died, his wife confirmed to TshisaLIVE on Wednesday.

Lerato Sengadi, his publicist wife, spoke from the scene.

“Yes, yes, it’s true. I am with the family at the moment,” said a traumatised Sengadi.

Details about the hip-hop veteran’s death are unclear.

Jabulani Tsambo‚ who was popularly known as HHP‚ had in the past struggled with depression.

About 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.

People have expressed their grief and sent condolences via social media platforms.

Click here to listen to some of his greatest hits.


As the South African hip hop community grieves the death of HHP aka Jabulani Tsambo, we celebrate his life and the many lives he touched with his music.

Since the news broke, fans and celebrities including AKA, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Cleo and others,  have taken to social media to react to the icon’s passing.

Here are some of the reactions:

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