According to TimesLive, the dead of the popular rapper was confirmed by his wife on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. 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. However, details surrounding the cause of his death have not be released.
HHP whose real name is Jabulani Tsambo according to reports had opened up in the past about his struggles with depression. According to TimesLive, another media outlet SowetanLive reported back in 2015 that HHP had attempted to commit suicide on several occasions.
Messages have however started pouring out from his colleagues including AKA and Da L.E.S who have both eulogised the late award-winning rapper on their Twitter pages. HHP was 38 and had a number of awards to his shelf which includes; South African Music Award for Male Artist of the Year, MTV Africa Music Award for Video of the Year in 2009.