Sad Christmas for Malinga's Family,The Veteran Musician Has Passed Away
Thousands of people have taken to social media on Monday on a Christmas day to send their condolences to the late Sobabili, Mthande and Baby Please hitmaker. Details about his death are still unclear at this stage.
According to media reports, his label manager Kenny Tlale has confirmed that he spoke to Malinga's wife and that he still needs to be informed about the finer details of his death.Despite being in and out of hospital this year, those close to Robbie Malinga said his death was still a shock.
"He has been sick and we've had to counter so many false death messages about him, but this time it is true. Nobody can believe it. He was well. He was better," said Universal Music spokesperson Dharam Sewraj.
The 47-year-old musician celebrated his birthday in style in November, explaining that after being diagnosed with anaemia earlier in the year, he was afraid of dying, but thought of his children and young wife.
"I was scared for my kids man. My kids are so spoilt. I make sure that I do everything for them. My wife as well, she's still young to have her husband die. It was scary but I'm a strong person, I am a believer," he told ngiyesabanews.
Rest In Peace Mr Malinga