Heartwarming messages have been streaming for late First Lady of Kwaito, Mshoza
Messages have been pouring in since the news of the passing of Mshoza, real name, Nomasonto Maswanganyi were made public. The celebrated Kwaito artist’s death was confirmed Thursday morning and it is reported that she passed away in hospital, while receiving treatment. Mshoza leaves behind two young children.
According to SowetineLive, Mshoza passed away from complications from diabetes. The 37-year-old musician first revealed that she was diabetic in 2014 when she was hospitalized after a health scare. Mshoza’s manager of over a decade confirmed the news.
— Azee (@TheRealAzee_RSA) November 19, 2020
#RIPMshoza Feels like a lifetime ago when this shoot happened. Thank you for the music, living unapologetically and for being such a cool person. And standing up for others when you didn’t have to. 💔 pic.twitter.com/yMG8zGcuIX
— AndThenMamaSaid 🌈✊🏾🇿🇦 (@tumi_morake) November 19, 2020
Yet another loss to the music industry.
— SAMRO (@SAMROMusic) November 19, 2020
— Sisa (@Titanbaddie) November 19, 2020
Mshoza gained prominence in the early 2000’s as the first Lady Of Kwaito. Her smash hit, Kortes was released from her debut album, BullDawgz First Lady. This is the album that set her apart from her contemporaries and made her an icon. She collaborated with stars such as Mzambiya and Msawawa, where they redefined the Kwaito sound.