News of the veteran musician’s death was confirmed by his wife Lerato Sengadi on Wednesday, leaving the country reeling in disbelief.

Details surrounding his death remain unclear at this stage.

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HHP will be remembered for his frank openness around his long battle with depression in the past.

In a 2015 interview with Gareth Cliff on Cliff Central, HHP revealed that he’d tried to commit suicide three times that year.

Tsambo first rose to fame with Verbal Assassins, but the group separated shortly after their debut album.

He went on to become one of the most prolific Motswako MC’s.

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At the time of his death, Tsambo was the co-chairman of music label Lekoko Entertainment.

He is survived by Sengadi and a child.