SA celebs and social media users alike have responded to the death of Crazy Lu
Former YoTV presenter Crazy Lu has passed away. Reports of the Jozi rapper’s passing made the Twitter trending list on Friday evening after it was revealed that he has passed away in Cambodia as a result of an asthma attack. The news was met with disbelief from some celebs and social media users as they sent their condolences to the Cohen family.
TshisaLive spoke to Crazy Lu’s brother, Marvin Cohen, who confirmed the news. “All we know is that he died at 3am this morning [Friday] from an apparent asthma attack. He’s been an asthmatic his whole life. A year ago he fell into a coma from a bad attack,” he said.
Social media pays tribute to Crazy Lu
Former Jozi member, Da LES, Rouge and Riky Rick were some of the celebs who paid tribute to Crazy Lu and hailed his contribution to the culture.
REST IN PEACE BROTHER. Very big condolence goes out to the COHEN family. Terribly sorry we couldn’t connect when you were alive. Life’s short 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/1c4b74KESb
— Da L.E.S (@2freshLES) November 8, 2019
R.I.P to our brother and SA hip hop pioneer CRAZY LU. Thank you for all the memories and condolences to the family. We will miss you.🙏🏾❤️ pic.twitter.com/aBA6TyQH0F
— MR MAKHADO™️ (@rikyrickworld) November 8, 2019
— Ke Mathapelo🇿🇦 (@Mathapelo_DDR) November 8, 2019
R. I. P CRAZY LU
— Love & Other Stuff (@Rouge_Rapper) November 8, 2019
Damm this sad, life is so short 💔 Rip crazy lu pic.twitter.com/HdBkmjOeC8
— #16 (@L_Tido) November 8, 2019
Luther ’Crazy Lu’ Cohen became a child star when he hosted the popular kid’s programme, X-Attitude on SABC 1’s YoTV. He was also a member of the pioneering Hip Hop group, Jozi, alongside Da LES and Ishmael.