Jabulani Tsambo, better known as Hip Hop Pantsula, died on Wednesday.

The cause of death is not yet known.

The family released a statement, saying: “[We] would like to extend our sincerest gratitude for all the messages of condolences and for all the love and support received during this difficult time.”

“Jabulani has left an unforgettable mark in the lives of millions of people who have had the privilege and honour of knowing him personally and through his craft.”

The following details about his memorial and funeral have been released:



Date: Tuesday, 30 October

Venue: Newtown Music Factory Time: 12:00 – 17:00

Mmabatho, Mahikeng:

Thursday, 1 November

Venue: Mmabatho Convention CentreTime: 12:00 – 17:00


Date: Saturday, 3 November

Venue: Mmabatho, Mahikeng

Further details still to be confirmed.