Mampintsha, a famous musician, died on 24 December 2022 at the age of 40. He was a member of the South African Kwaito group Big Nuz, also known as Mandla Maphumulo. Mampintsha’s cause of death has not been revealed, however, he was admitted to King Edward Hospital in Durban a few days ago after suffering a stroke while performing with his band. According to Afrotainment, he was treated by elite doctors. Currently, Afrotainment has also asked his followers to pray for his speedy recovery.
He died in the same hospital. It is unclear whether the stroke contributed to his death. The South African Music Rights Foundation confirmed the news on social media, saying they express their condolences to his family and friends and that his death is a significant loss to the industry. music business. Westlink Management, Mampintsha’s governing body, released a statement saying details of his death would not be shared with the public at this time. They also say that his family has asked for privacy as they mourn his death and that details of his burial will be released soon.
People have honored him on Twitter.
Mandla Maphumulo has been recognized as a virtuoso musician for many years. As news of his death spread, Twitter was flooded with tributes:
If there’s something bad you want to tweet about the death of Mampintsha or Babes Wodumo, now is not the time. Think Babes Wodum and Baby Sponge😞💔. Words of wisdom from Sizwe Mdlalose🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/WFfxJdof09
– wie💎 (@wihzulu) December 24, 2022
– Slenda (@Slenda05) December 24, 2022
Mampintsha is known as a member of Big Nuz.
Mampintsha was born on July 18, 1982, best known as a member of Big Nuz. Big Nuz consists of three members, Mzi and Sbu are the other two members. They began collaborating with a number of artists before signing with Gallo Records in 2006. Their first album, Zozo, received critical acclaim, followed by the single Uyoyshol Wena. The band signed to another record label, Afrotainment, and their follow-up album, 2nd Round Knockout, was a huge success. He has received several awards, leading to more collaborations and awards. Undisputed, the group’s third album, was released in 2009 and its hits were warmly received by the audience.
Pound for Pound is the second album by Big Nuz, followed by Made in Africa and For The Fans. Sbu, one of the members, passed away from illness shortly after the release of For The Fans in 2015. R Mashesha, the group’s latest album, was released this year (2022).
Big Nuz has received several awards at the 9th AMFA Awards, Channel O Music Awards, 16th SAMA Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards and 22nd South African Music Awards. became famous for their album hits like Sting Ray, Inazo, Osisi Bendawa and others.