Award winning Hip Hop legend, HHP has passed away. The news broke this afternoon as fans and industry peers tweet their condolences. According to news publication, Times Live, HHP’s wife, Lerato Sengadi confirmed the news of his passing.
She was on the scene where the Harambe hit maker passed away. “Yes, yes it’s true. I am with the family at the moment, she said.
HHP, real name, Jabulani Tsambo was in the process of working on his new album titled DRUM which was slated to drop in 2019. He had also released an EP titled Feels Good To Be Back.
AKA and Cassper Nyovest were among the many who have expressed shock and disbelief at the news.
This can’t be true. No ways 💔
— R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest) October 24, 2018
Just heard the most terrible news … another icon gone too soon. 💔
— AKA (@akaworldwide) October 24, 2018
— Lasizwe (@lasizwe) October 24, 2018
I’m GUTTED. I went to high school with Jabs. I listened to him sing in the choir. We went to rugby training. I was around for Verbal Assassins. The last time I saw him we chatted candidly and he sounded happy and optimistic. My heart is sore 💔😭 #RIPHHP A talent has been taken.
— Rob AF. (@RobForbesDJ) October 24, 2018
Now that the curtains have closed, we can only give you another round of applause. Thank you for the show, thank you for the music. May your beautiful soul rest in perfect peace, Jabba man. 💛 #RIPHHP
— Cathy Bulelwa Mgwayi (@MsCatheee) October 24, 2018
The details around his death are still unknown at the moment but we will surely keep you updated.
R.I.P to the legend and the greatest to ever do it! R.I.P HHP.