Mandoza rivaled MaBrrr and was kwaito real deal

Tributes have continued to pour in for late kwaito musician, Mandoza, who died on Sunday after a battle with brain cancer.

The 38-year-old hit-maker rocked the South Africa kwaito scene with his songs Nkalakatha, Godoba, Sgelekeqe and many more in the early 2000s.

702's John Robbie spoke Danny K who Mandoza collaborted with about the memories they created together.

He said Mandoza's death was unexpected and he was hopeful he would recover and share his talent behind the mic.

Listen to the interview below:

None of us thought he would go so suddenly. He was still undergoing treatment and there was a chance he would pull through it.

Danny K, musician

Music guru, Sean Brokensha, said the kwaito star had a staying power that saw him produce 9 albums throughout his career. He said his passion ushered in a new era of music super stardom in South Africa.

Listen to the interview below:

He was a family man, he was a community man... He was one of the few people to rival Brenda Fassie in terms of popularity.

Sean Brokensha, music guru
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