Reactions to HHP’s Death
HHP (Hip Hop Pantsula), was confirmed dead on Wednesday, October 24 and this shook the continent’s showbiz arena.
After PlugTimes.com broke the news that he has died, it invited a lot of reactions from fans of the late 38-year old rapper.
Just heard the most terrible news … another icon gone too soon. 💔
— AKA (@akaworldwide) October 24, 2018
Also known as Jabba, his demise was also greeted with shock from colleagues in music, and to a larger extent, the showbiz industry, across Africa.
Notable among them were Minnie Dlamini, Binang Matheba, Oskido, JR, Boity, Kgomotso Christopher and Amanda du-Pont. Others were Sarkodie, Samini, M.anifest, AKA, Da L.E.S, Iman Rappetti, DJ Cleo, King Kaka, Ziyon, Sauti Sol, and Khanyi Mbau.
Most of these personalities made their reactions known via social media and as expected, it was on emotional and sad note.
Check some of the reactions out.
💔💔💔💔 RIP Brother https://t.co/2bTv8LPJWF
— HIGHES➕ (@sarkodie) October 24, 2018
— KHANYI MBAU (@MbauReloaded) October 24, 2018
— SAUTI SOL (@sautisol) October 24, 2018
Bad News for HIP HOP TODAY.
— Da L.E.S (@2freshLES) October 24, 2018
Gutted. He lit up the room. He always kept you laughing. While recording, he always had great ideas & he really understood/enjoyed the process. New or old, he treated with you the upmost regard & respect.
— Ziyon (@iamZIYON) October 24, 2018
May God be with his family. We have lost a legend😢💔 #RIPHHP
— Amanda du-Pont (@AmandaDupont) October 24, 2018
Damn. 💔💔💔💔💔 #RIPHHP
— Bonang B* Matheba (@bonang_m) October 24, 2018
Today is a sad day for South African Hip Hop! It’s actually just a sad day for our entertainment industry period! #RIPHHP 💔
— Minnie Dlamini Jones (@MinnieDlamini) October 24, 2018
— KING KAKA (@RabbitTheKing) October 24, 2018
— SAMINI (@samini_dagaati) October 24, 2018
Such a beautiful full moon. On such a sad and painful night for South Africa. Robala ka Kgotso Bosso💔. #RIPHHP
— Kgomotso Christopher (@kgchristopher) October 24, 2018
Had I known that we were chatting for the last time I would have stayed on the line for long. But we were setting up a meeting for Tomm (THURS) for a further brotherly session 😭😭😭 #RipJabba #RipHHP #RIPjabulani pic.twitter.com/QHifHkbWIi
— www.djcleo.co.za (@djcleo1) October 24, 2018
— 50degrees (@OskidoIBelieve) October 25, 2018
#RIPHHP… I’m gonna miss you champ.
Swahili, literally ‘pulling or working together’
— Jr (@JRafrika) October 24, 2018
I say this ka Pelo e botlhoko thata. 💔😢 Rest In Peace to a Legend. A lyrical genius. An icon. A true game changer. Thank you for making Tswana fashionable. Robala ka Kgotso, Jabbaman. #RIPHHP 💔🙏🏾😢 pic.twitter.com/0UmiqW45Mh
— #WuzDat now available (@Boity) October 24, 2018
— Iman Rappetti (@imanrappetti) October 24, 2018
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Source: Yaw Sarpong | PlugTimes.com