Big Nuz member Mampintsha has died

24 December 2022 - 10:21
By TshisaLIVE
Big Nuz member Mampintsha has died.
Image: Instagram/Mampintsha Big Nuz member Mampintsha has died.

Mampintsha, gqom musician and husband of Babes Wodumo, has died.

The 40-year-old star died on Saturday morning. 

West Ink Records manager Sbu Ncube confirmed  the news to TshisaLIVE.

In a statement, the artist's management said details of his passing cannot be shared with the public and that communication about funeral and memorial services would be announced in due course.

See statement below:

Statement from WestInk about Mampintsha's death.
Image: WestInk Statement from WestInk about Mampintsha's death.

Record label Afrotainment released an official statement on Wednesday confirming speculation that the 40-year-old, whose real name is, Mandla Maphumulo, had been admitted to King Edward Hospital in Durban.

This after the star, who gained fame as part of musical group Big Nuz, suffered a minor stroke. It added the musician was under the supervision of doctors.

Mampintsha and Babes, real name Bongekile Simelane, have a child, known to fans as Sponge.

The pair tied the knot a year ago and their wedding was screened in a Showmax special, in addition to the reality TV show Uthando Lodumo.

This is a developing story.

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