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Mpura and Killer Kau Died in Fatal Car Accident; Kabza is Alive

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Sadly, it is spreading that two South African musicians passed away. Reportedly, both musicians Mpura and Killer Kau died in a car accident. It is also reported that Kabza De Small was with the two before the accident, and Kabza is alive.

It is believed that the two had a car crash on their way to Rustenburg.

Mpura and Killer Kau died in car accident
Musicians Mpura and Killer Kau reportedly died in a car accident

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Sources Report Both Mpura and Killer Kau Died

It is reported that both Mpura and Killer Kau were killed in a car crash on August 9, 2021, and Kabza has confirmed this heartbreaking news.

Rikyrick also confirmed this heartbreaking news, writing: “Rest In Peace our Mpura Mpura was what we needed in our lives, selfless, humble, and loving. Love you so much, my brother. Thank you for everything you did while you were still here. Gonna miss you so much, bro. I’m sorry your journey had to end like this. Condolences to the family and the friends, we loved you so much, bro. Lala Kahle, You were the happiest person in every room, your spirit.”


Who is Killer Kau?

Killer Kau has left many people surprised with his single hit titled Tholukuthi Hey, which he had designed for greatness in the music arena. His real name is Sakhile Hlatshwayo.

This single hit brought him to the limelight. His fans believe that he is the youth who popped on the music scene in South Africa at a young age.

Killer Kau and Mpura passed away at the young age

Killer Kau released three albums: “After school,” “Game changer,” and “Tom & Jerry,” and many songs including:

  • Tholukuthi Hey 2017
  • Kataliya 2019
  • Lebanta 2019
  • Aba Gwi 2019
  • Champagne 2019
  • Heineken 2019
  • Sandton 2019
  • Smea 2019
  • Asdume 2019
  • Joy 2019
  • Ebondeni 2020
  • Corona 2020
  • Banda Mpo 2020
  • Kude 2020
  • Koba 2020


Who is Mpura?

Mpura is a professional and popular South African musical artist. He is famous as Mpura Mpura.

Mpura and Killer Kau passed away at the young age

He was also involved in fashion designing, which can obviously be seen on his Instagram as Mpura Designs. His popularity is growing day by day as one of the talented artists.

These are some of his popular songs:

  • Ha Omarata (2020),
  • Umesebenzi Wethu (2020),
  • Ngwana Mani (2021),
  • Fudumeza Amanzi (2021),
  • iDlozi (2021).

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Reactions to Killer Kau and Mpura’s Death

Several fans, friends, and supporters reacted on social media websites following this tragic news. Some stated their condolences, and some others hope this heartbreaking news be a rumor.

A fan wrote on Twitter: “I see a lot of our fellow singers/producers/DJs who do work and close to them also posting about Killer Kau and Mpura death. Kabza who was there also confirming this bad news. That sure means it is really the truth. Ayibuhlungu intliziyo yam xelele!”

One of Mpura’s fans tweeted: “Every time I watched Mpura’s IG videos on YouTube, he was laughing and doing something crazy; he seemed like a fun person…… May his soul rest in peace.”

An online user wrote: “We truly are living on a borrowed time; this is heartbreaking bathong. May their soul Rest in Peace. Killer Kau, Mpura.”

Please kindly scroll down and use the comment box to share your feelings about the heartbreaking news for tributes and prayers.

Their family needs privacy; please respect them during this difficult time. More information about their death will be updated as we receive.

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131 Comments

  1. Ghetto August 9, 2021

    Rest easy killer n mpura

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  2. Nelson Lubisi August 9, 2021

    THE GOOD DIE YOUNG…RIP BOYS.. SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD.

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  3. Ashlin August 9, 2021

    killer may your legacy continue big boss 💔😖😭

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  4. Vhugala August 9, 2021

    I send all my condolences to both families of killa kau and mpura may u stay strong and may their souls rest in peace …
    We all know that god blessed us with a limited time to live but it is heartbreaking to know that the loved two loved artist left us …

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      We are all heartbroken about losing two professional artists. We love both Killa Kau and Mpura and send our condolences to their families.

      Reply
  5. Pakiso August 9, 2021

    May their soul rest in peace

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  6. Lavero August 9, 2021

    may their soul rest in peace 🕊💔

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  7. Thosh August 9, 2021

    It has been confirmed. They dead💔💔💔

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Unfortunately, it is true. We have lost two of the bests.

      Reply
  8. Asibonge August 9, 2021

    This is a very said time for us as a country , i still can’t believe two of the best amapiano vocalists we have has left us , i don’t think the s amapiano sound will ever be the same again

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Losing two professional artists is unbelievable. We love both Killa Kau and Mpura and pray for them. May their soul rest in peace.

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  9. Johannes August 9, 2021

    IT’S very sad indeed, lately we’re hearing almost every week about someone in the spotlight having passed.

    DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO KILLER KAU & MPURA’S FAMILIES…..

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Killa Kau and Mpura’s death has shocked all of us. They may rest is peace.

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  10. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    REST IN POWER MPURA& KILLER KAU

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  11. Edirilwe August 9, 2021

    MAY UR SOUL REST IN PEACE ✌️
    KILLER KAU AND MPURA

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  12. Queen Magetse August 9, 2021

    May their soul rest in peace💔😭

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  13. Queen Magetse August 9, 2021

    May their soul rest in peace💔😭killer kau and mpura

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  14. Taimi August 9, 2021

    Sad and heartbroken news about our famous celebrities.. This is a shocking news that I myself cant believe.may he soul rest peace..

    Forever they will be in our hearts

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      We are all sad and heartbroken. They will rest in paradise.

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  15. Nhleks August 9, 2021

    It is indeed sthe sad news on the day of Imbokodo. No words can explain the hurt I deeply feel for this two youngsters. Surely they were going to go further in the history of music. May their souls rest in amapiano their music will leave forever. Condolences to both tgeir families God will hide them through in these sad moments.

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Our heart is broken. We send our deepest condolences to Mpura and Killa Kau’s families.

      Reply
  16. Mandisa August 9, 2021

    I am still in hopes that this can be reported as a rumor but I am still heartbroken I loved Mpura even if I didn’t know him personally his work was amazing this is so unfair 💔why God?? Why Them Sending my condolences to his family and the families of the other two who have departed it is so sad I don’t think I’ll ever be okay

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Dear Mandisa,
      Our heart is broken, and we are so sorry that we have lost two of the bests in music. But we can send our condolences to their families and friends and nothing else. May their soul rest in peace.

      Reply
  17. Sihle August 9, 2021

    My deepest condolences to your. Families 💔🕊️ it is sad that you left like this 💔we give our condolences to your family and friends may it be the last 🕊️🕯️ we love you guys. You will be missed by your friends, family and fans rest easy gents

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Mpura and Killa Kau’s death has broken our hearts. We send our deepest condolences to their families and friends.

      Reply
  18. Mhlambi August 9, 2021

    I still cant believe that they are dead

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  19. Lethabo August 9, 2021

    Sorry for the Sad news

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  20. Vatos August 9, 2021

    May your souls rest in peace bra💔😭

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  21. Dorah August 9, 2021

    I always ask my self y every tym one celebrity dies then others follow immediately one by one it’s painful…not so long that we buried our beloved actor Shona and now we have to hear this sad and terrible news abt killer kau and mapura died also in a car accident 😥God pls intervene the world needs your mercy..I’m so heartbroken ryt nw n I just wish all this could be just rumor..my condolences to both the families, friends and fans whom are in pain and shock like I am ryt nw

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Dear Dorah,
      As you mentioned, losing artists and legends is painful, and we are all heartbroken about this tragic news. Killer Kau and Mapura’s death shocked all people. They will rest in paradise.

      Reply
  22. Jessica hoffman August 9, 2021

    Y ther amazing souls R.I.P❤️🤍

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  23. Vuyisa August 9, 2021

    Ayalale ngenxeba madoda

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  24. Kamva August 9, 2021

    My soul is paralyzed

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  25. Vhutolo Ramalivhana August 9, 2021

    All I can say is I’m sorry to the families maybe it happened for a reason may their soul rest in peace ✌

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  26. Keamogetswe August 9, 2021

    May their precious souls rest in power 😭💔

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  27. Nokulunga August 9, 2021

    This is so sad and i am so disapointed . I didn’t expect this today yoooo😭😭😭i thougth this was was a lie but when i check in socialmedia yoooo heartbreaking news😭🔥😭😭😭😭yoooo may their soul rest in peace i loved them yoooo especial KILLER KAU YOOOO i am his big fan,😭😭😭

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  28. Sepo Zambia August 9, 2021

    May both their souls rest easy

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  29. Sinenhlanhla August 9, 2021

    Uhm this is really sad
    Im at a loss for words all I can say is RIP killer kau and Mpura.💔

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  30. iyalodechipi August 9, 2021

    So heartbroken I never got a chance to see them perform live Rip kings

    Salute to your dance and music

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  31. Basetsana. August 9, 2021

    may there’re soul rest in peace they will always be loved.💔🥺😭😭

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  32. Dudu August 9, 2021

    Shame😢may their soul rest in peace

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  33. Neo Mogoasa August 9, 2021

    Can we have the pic or video of the car they used.

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      No video or pic is released at this time. However, we are waiting for more official information. So stay with us.

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  34. Nthabeleng Mosia August 9, 2021

    I hope this is all a lie😭💔🥺of it’s not may their souls rest in peace😭💔❤️They left us with AMAZING music😭😭😭💔

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Their music lives forever. May their soul rest in peace.

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  35. Keneilwe August 9, 2021

    I can’t believe they already left us in the middle of the sea💔😭. May their soul Rest Easy 🕊🕊

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  36. Tshegofatso mashigo August 9, 2021

    Rest in peace killa kau and mpura let the gods open the gates for them rest in peace killa kau and mpura to the kings

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  37. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    My deepest condolences 😔😔😭😭

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  38. Resego Moletsane August 9, 2021

    I still can’t believe yhoo😭😭💔🕊️

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  39. Lungi August 9, 2021

    😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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  40. Tshepiso August 9, 2021

    No I don’t believe it, you people are lying I’m their biggest fan they cannot die jlt

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  41. Ndichadzo August 9, 2021

    May their souls rest in peace 💖💯 we are really broken💔..we will miss their beautiful music they used to release

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  42. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    IT SOOOO SAD THEY WERE MY FAVORITE AMAPIANO SINGERS😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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  43. Jacky August 9, 2021

    Piano will never be the same without you 💔guys,RIP KINGS

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  44. Patracia August 9, 2021

    Rest in peace killer Kau and Mpura💔😭😭

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  45. Tshiamo Mogotsi. August 9, 2021

    May thier soul continue to rest in peace,we will miss your music guyss💔😭😭deepest condolences to their families rest easy killer,mpura and the other nigga!😭

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      Their music lives forever. Our deepest condolences to Mpura and Killer Kau’s families.

      Reply
  46. Fafastra GT August 9, 2021

    How is Kabza De Small alive while he was going with them how bafethu

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      He was with them right before the accident. He was not in the vehicle at the time of the car crash.

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  47. Victoria August 9, 2021

    Amapiano won’t be the same without out them as i sadly move on i will never forget them and all the beautiful music the made🕊❤😭

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  48. Bellamy August 9, 2021

    I’m a Zimbabwe who is deeply hurt by the death of our two entairtainers RIP I’m deeply hurt my condolences SA

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    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      So sorry for your loss, dear Bellamy. Our deepest condolences to their families and friends.

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  49. Buhle NGOBELA August 9, 2021

    My condolences to the family

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  50. Thabang August 9, 2021

    😭😭😭💔💔💔💔

    Reply
  51. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    R.I.P

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  52. lukswa09 August 9, 2021

    R.I.P piano legends😭

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  53. Lehlohonolo August 9, 2021

    Rip gents even this is unbelievable I don’t believe that

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  54. Michelle August 9, 2021

    Its hard to accept n to believe that they are really gone… May their souls rest in peace they will always be remembered 😭😭😭😭

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  55. Sbusiso aka sbuda August 9, 2021

    So sad indeed but that’s how life it is only God knows phumlani bafethu 😪🙏🙏

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  56. Breat August 9, 2021

    I still can’t belive that my killer kau is dead my inspiration we are living in a hard , corrupted world oooh mey their soul rest indignities peace

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  57. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    🥺🥺😢😭💔

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  58. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    May your souls rest in peace 🥀🥀😢💔💔

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  59. Elvis August 9, 2021

    May your souls rest in peace 🥀🥀😢💔💔

    Reply
  60. Vuyolwethu Ammie Kunene August 9, 2021

    As a fan I really must say this is heartbreaking. Honestly death should not be proud. This guys were growing in the music industry with their amazing talents and accepting the fate of reality absolutely unbearable.
    #May their souls be at peace.

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  61. Lesedi Bopape August 9, 2021

    So sadly to hear this kind of tragic accident. I still don’t believe that mpura is dead. Yah neh death be no proud, How Mpura was happily performing on saterday at Propa Ganda…mxm God.. Not to say killer kau a happy young soul, yah life neh.
    MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE.

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  62. Tanielle Gerwel August 9, 2021

    Deepest sympathy 🙏🏻🥺🕊

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  63. My heart bleeds of pain and sadness for the two artists. Go botlhoko. May their souls rest in power and makes sure the angels jam to the Amapiano hits that were meant for us on earth. Rest in power Mei bras. ✊🏾

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  64. Nkanyiso August 9, 2021

    I wanted to release a track with killer kau n Mpura but God decided to take them 😢😢
    Why Mara😢😢 please let them live we need them in this music industry 🙏🙏🙏🙏

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  65. T.e.e.d.o.w August 9, 2021

    Killer kau u have always been a good friend and mpura my role model 💔 I’m hurt that I will never see you guys life on Instagram 😭💔 may your soul’s rest in peace 😭💕

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  66. reece shlase August 9, 2021

    rip gys we love u

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  67. Tshepiso Phasha August 9, 2021

    Condolences to their family’s, friends and loved one’s. Death not be proud, May their loved one’s find strength and comfort during this difficult time and May the Holy Spirit touch their souls and rest easy
    #RipKillerKau#RipMpuraWaDiBedtimeStory🕊🙏🥺💔

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  68. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    Rest in peace kills and mpura

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  69. Khomotso August 9, 2021

    Sad news indeed siyo jaiva futhy mara

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  70. Liyabona August 9, 2021

    Rip to killer kua and mpura

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  71. Johannes Shamana Nuugulu August 9, 2021

    Rip my dearest brothers

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  72. Jay xxtra August 9, 2021

    RIP kings surely be missed

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  73. Promise August 9, 2021

    😢👏May their souls rest in peace 🙏

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  74. Ace Queen August 9, 2021

    I really hope they’re alive coz wow we can’t handle all this loss in a short period of time 😥💔😭😭😭😭😭😭

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  75. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    I really can’t believe that killer kau has passed away😭😭💔I’m so hurt coz he was my role model😭😭😭😭😭💔rest in peace killer you will always be remembered🥺💔😭😭😭😭💔❤️

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  76. Queen August 9, 2021

    It’s really sad that we are experiencing so many people and may God let them 2 heaven and may their souls rest in peace

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  77. Anonymous August 9, 2021

    They were so young. Had bright futures ahead of them. So full of life. But God, couldn’t you spare them a few more years? 😭

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  78. Vutshila August 9, 2021

    May their souls rest in peace 🙏💔

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  79. Travolta Dick August 9, 2021

    Depressing to hear such sad news .confirming it only cut deeper rest easy king 😥

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  80. Louisa Molondo August 10, 2021

    Our celebrities are leaving this world like birds flying to the sky. Its so heartbreaking to learn about our superstars who are going turn to heroes one day dying like this….At the journey of showing their talents…May their beautiful souls REST in ETERNAL PEACE and Condolences to the family and friends 💔💔💔😭😭🙃🙃😭

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  81. Esta August 10, 2021

    Rest in peace killer kau😭😭😢

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  82. Keketso Nkhatho August 10, 2021

    It’s not easy loosing people that motivated you 💔🥺killer kau I am the person I think I am because of you 💔it’s really unbelievable that you left us… And mpura amapiano will never be the same without you… And not to focus on people that are well known… Also the people that were involved at the car accident… May your souls rest in peace ✌️ 💔🕊️…. Killer kau you will forever be missed…. As you know it’s for the boys sdubula ka bili sqhoma ka thatho🥺🕊️wadi kaja… ❤️

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    1. Keketso Nkhatho August 10, 2021

      Wadi jaja🕊️✌️🔥😭

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  83. Hope Clement August 10, 2021

    May their soul rest in peace

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  84. sheebah August 10, 2021

    shammm eashhh rest in peacs my brothers

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  85. Beyonce August 10, 2021

    My condolences to their family members…. This is soooo heart breaking xeem their death was rlly uncalled for. May their souls rest in eternal peace..

    When I heard this I thought it was just rumors since Lady Du posted n then deleted again bt when I saw it on google this morning I was sooo heart broken i mean the way they sang n the way Killer Kau used 2 dance . 😭😓😥😭😓😓😥😥😥😥

    Who is going mentor Rethabile now ???

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  86. Thabang August 10, 2021

    Rest in power we will never forget you

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  87. Lelentle Maiketso August 10, 2021

    OMG may their souls rest in peace in this tragical time

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  88. Anonymous August 10, 2021

    RIP LEGENDS #KILLAKAU&MPURAMPURA

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  89. Anonymous August 10, 2021

    May their beautiful souls rest easy 🕊️💔we are indeed living in a borrowed time I’m deeply sadden by these new I’m so much in disbelief condolences to the family and friends 😭😭

    Reply
  90. Thizaro August 10, 2021

    Celebrities are dying repidly it’s so painful to see how young celebrities dies now a days more especially this year it brought sadness within our hearts, may their dear soul rest in peace and may God give stregth to the families

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  91. Paulus angel August 10, 2021

    really
    Is this a joke?omg I can’tbelieve it😭😭😭😭

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  92. Leerá M August 10, 2021

    Piano will never be the same again Rest Easy bafana ..it doesn’t even feel real ..deepest condolences to their families

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  93. Blessing August 10, 2021

    Ii think it’s not true because when I first Google it was a joke plus they in hospital…so please can someone really tell us what’s happening

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  94. Doreen August 10, 2021

    I still don’t believe it ….not at all🙄🙄

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  95. Lebo August 10, 2021

    It is very sad news 😢 may their souls rest in perfect paradise

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  96. Bri August 10, 2021

    RIP kiler kau and mpura we will always remember you

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  97. Pheeha masipa August 10, 2021

    We Have lost our amapiano Legends

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  98. Phindile Zulu August 10, 2021

    I still can’t believe that this is true
    I’m still waiting for someone who will wake me up and tell me I was dreaming

    Life is so unfair 💔
    Mpura and Killer Kau had a long way to go

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  99. Sinenhlanhla MNGOMEZULU August 10, 2021

    😭😭😭😭😭😭

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  100. Queen August 10, 2021

    Yooooo i can’t believe this …we truly living in a borrowed world 😭life is something else

    May their soul rest in peace

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  101. Bonisile Ngcobo August 10, 2021

    Noo words will ecplain how broken I am .
    Rest easy gents 😭😭

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  102. Neeley August 10, 2021

    ❤😭😭😭My crush is dead RIP bbe

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  103. Charmaine August 10, 2021

    We lost best rapper’s in piano

    Piano will no longer be the same with killer Kau n mpura

    May their soul rest in peace

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  104. Charity August 10, 2021

    My heart is bleeding gone too sooon😭😭😭😭😭Rest well kaukiller n mpura

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  105. Charity August 10, 2021

    My heart is bleeding gone too sooon

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  106. Refilwe isaac August 10, 2021

    Iyoh guys its so hear breaking go hear that it will be our first time this December without them & I can’t imagine this whole life without those two musicians💔💔

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  107. Refilwe isaac August 10, 2021

    Iyoh guys its so hear breaking to hear that it will be our first time this December without them & I can’t imagine this whole life without those two musicians💔💔

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  108. Andiswa August 10, 2021

    My condolences to their families we are deeply hurt as their fans

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  109. Tshepzain August 10, 2021

    May their soul rest in peace!

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  110. Mbali tyolo August 11, 2021

    Condolences to their family

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  111. Thandeka Hadebe August 11, 2021

    R.I.P to them 😭

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  112. Cynthia Nyoni August 11, 2021

    My condolencies to both families what a loss

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  113. Tshepiso khosi August 11, 2021

    We deeply hurt and mourning as ma 2K

    Reply
  114. Michelle August 11, 2021

    Moira and killer kau were lovely musicians…What I heard is very heart breaking💔I hope this is just a rumour 🥺Lord please bring them back to us

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  115. Michelle August 11, 2021

    Mpura and killer kau were lovely musicians…What I heard is very heart breaking💔I hope this is just a rumour 🥺Lord please bring them back to us

    Reply
  116. Anonymous August 11, 2021

    Killer Kau, mpura mpura rest in peace bafetho we will miss you

    Reply

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