Callers share moving tributes to HHP

Tributes continue to pour in for South African hip-hop legend Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known as HHP.

Tsambo died on Wednesday at the age of 38, his family confirmed.

Speaking to Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, Siyabonga 'Slikour' Metane says he is sad by Tsambo's passing.

READ: 'He was crying out for help' - Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse pays tribute to HHP

But I think it is important to contextualise that Hip Hop was what it was and it was always a bunch of young kids, even when we were making it mainstream as Skwatta Kamp, Jabba was the first guy who literally had the street cred and could rap.

Siyabonga 'Slikour' Metane, Hip Hop Artist

TK, a caller says even though it has not been confirmed that Tsambo committed suicide or his death was because of depression, we need to talk about the issue of depression.

What is to going to take for people who are depressed to be taken seriously by people? Jabba himself spoke out about being depressed.

TK, caller

Listen below to the full open line:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'He was crying out for help' - Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse pays tribute to HHP

'He was crying out for help' - Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse pays tribute to HHP

Mabuse says he is deeply saddened by Jabulani Tsambo's (HHP) passing because he still had so much to offer.

Motswako maestro HHP has died

Motswako maestro HHP has died

Condolences pour in for Hip Hop legend HHP.

Vavi disputes government's claim of exorbitant salary bill

Vavi disputes government's claim of exorbitant salary bill

Saftu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi says minister's figures are wrong and another way to limit poor from getting services.

Hip-hop artist Blaklez on life, love, music & making peace with ex, Dineo Ranaka

Hip-hop artist Blaklez on life, love, music & making peace with ex, Dineo Ranaka

Known by his fans as 'Steve Biko with a mic', Blaklez has established himself as a firm favourite on the SA hip-hop scene.

Sneakers as investment? You bet! Yours may be worth more than you paid for it

Sneakers as investment? You bet! Yours may be worth more than you paid for it

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Tebogo Mogola, co-founder and Director at Sneaker Exchange Expo.

Hip-hop artist ProKid dies

Hip-hop artist ProKid dies

Setswana rapper HHP paid tribute to Hip-hop artist Linda Mkhize (Pro Kid) saying he was the most selfless person he knows.

'Call me Miss Monroe!'  -  CT's hottest hip-hop sensation

'Call me Miss Monroe!' - CT's hottest hip-hop sensation

Cape Town MC and hip-hop star Miss Patty Monroe chats to Sara-Jayne King about her rise to fame.

David Makhura on social cohesion efforts in Gauteng

David Makhura on social cohesion efforts in Gauteng

Excerpts from the Premier's State of the Province Address 2018

[LISTEN] HHP's last interview on 702 in February

[LISTEN] HHP's last interview on 702 in February

‘Because I was a big guy with pimples the black model C kids used to call me Jabba the Hutt & I didn’t know who, or what that was'

[WATCH] Jub Jub talks about forgiveness and performs on #702Unplugged

[WATCH] Jub Jub talks about forgiveness and performs on #702Unplugged

He says he did a great deal of introspection when serving his prison term and says at times it is hard to forgive himself.

The best of Azania's 702 Unplugged in 2017

The best of Azania's 702 Unplugged in 2017

We go down memory lane and enjoy some of the local artists who performed live and unplugged on the Azania Mosaka Show

DJ Sbu shares memories of Malinga

DJ Sbu shares memories of Malinga

My entire career is because of him. He was my musical mentor - DJ Sbu, musician, entrepreneur and a former colleague of Malinga.

Solid Gold Playlist Saturday 24 June 2017

Solid Gold Playlist Saturday 24 June 2017

Memory after memory this Saturday.

Solid Gold Playlist: Saturday 10 June 2017

Solid Gold Playlist: Saturday 10 June 2017

Memory after memory this Saturday.

‘I still have a lot of love for Boity' - Cassper Nyovest

‘I still have a lot of love for Boity' - Cassper Nyovest

Cassper says he has decided to focus on building his business and career.

Popular articles
Motorist who drove off with traffic officer faces criminal charges

Motorist who drove off with traffic officer faces criminal charges

A video of the incident that happened on Friday last week has gone viral.

EFF: Pauli van Wyk and Marianne Thamm are working with Gordhan and Hanekom

EFF: Pauli van Wyk and Marianne Thamm are working with Gordhan and Hanekom

Economic Freedom Fighters Mbuyiseni Ndlozi explains why it banned the Daily Maverick and amaBhungane from attending its events.

Burger King rebrands as Bacon King (but drops 'ham' from the word 'hamburger')

Burger King rebrands as Bacon King (but drops 'ham' from the word 'hamburger')

"They seem to have succumbed to consumer pressure," says branding and advertising expert Andy Rice.

'I am proud of Ndlovu Youth Choir's performance on AGT,' says conductor

'I am proud of Ndlovu Youth Choir's performance on AGT,' says conductor

Ralf Schmitt weighs in on the incredible achievement of performing in the finals of America's Got Talent.

[WATCH] Reporter saying dead man 'was unavailable for comment,' goes viral

[WATCH] Reporter saying dead man 'was unavailable for comment,' goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[WATCH] Mzansi's Ndlovu Youth Choir's wows at AGT finale, voting is underway

[WATCH] Mzansi's Ndlovu Youth Choir's wows at AGT finale, voting is underway

South Africa waits with bated breath as the countdown to the winner of America's Got Talent begins.

Forensic investigator pokes holes in Watson death probe

Forensic investigator pokes holes in Watson death probe

The recent findings of a private pathologist ruled out suicide as the cause of death of the former Bosasa boss.