South African Rap Icon, HHP Dies At 38


Now this so sad! Jabulani Tsambo better known in showbiz as HHP (Hip Hop Pantsula) or Jabba has died.  Lerato Sengadi, partner of the 38-year-old deceased South African rapper confirmed the news to TshisaLIVE (an online publication).

The cause of death is not known. However, word on the street is that, it was due to depression. The rapper was very candid about his struggles with depression in a couple of past interviews. In a 2017 interview with Gareth Cliff on Cliff Central, HHP revealed that he tried to commit suicide three times.

News of HHP’s death comes as a big  surprise to many fans. Jabba released his EP, Feels Good To Be Back just a couple of weeks ago.


Fans, fellow African rappers and celebs have poured out their tributes on social media.





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