RIP: Brenda Fassie’s ex-husband Nhlanhla Mbambo has died

By | October 4, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Nhlanhla Mbambo, the ex-husband of South African singer Brenda Fassie, has passed away. Further details about his death have not been provided.

RIP: Brenda Fassie’s ex-husband Nhlanhla Mbambo has died

Sad news reverberated through the music industry today as it was announced that Nhlanhla Mbambo, the ex-husband of the late South African music icon Brenda Fassie, has passed away at the age of 58. The news was confirmed by a tweet from Sara Ataa, a close friend of the family.


Nhlanhla Mbambo, a renowned musician and songwriter in his own right, had been battling a long-term illness, which ultimately led to his untimely demise. Born on the 12th of February, 1965, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mbambo was brought up in a musically inclined family that nurtured his passion for music from a young age.

Mbambo’s path crossed with Brenda Fassie, one of the most iconic figures in South African music history, and the two embarked on a whirlwind romance that captured the hearts of fans across the nation. Their love story became the stuff of legends, and their collaboration on several hit songs showcased their undeniable chemistry and talent.

While their marriage did not stand the test of time, the impact of their union on the music scene remained lasting. Mbambo’s contribution to the industry went far beyond his relationship with Fassie. He released numerous solo albums and penned songs that resonated with audiences, touching on themes of love, loss, and the human experience.

Known for his soulful voice and remarkable stage presence, Mbambo’s performances were always an electrifying experience for his fans. His music effortlessly blended traditional African sounds with contemporary elements, creating a unique sound that set him apart from his peers.

Today, the music community mourns the loss of a true talent and a beloved figure. Nhlanhla Mbambo will be remembered for his immense musical contributions, his infectious energy, and his unwavering passion for his craft. He leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire future generations of musicians.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mbambo’s family, friends, and fans during this difficult time. May his soul rest in eternal peace..


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