Who is Nomasonto Maswanganyi (Mshoza)? Nomasonto Maswanganyi Bio/Wiki
Nomasonto Maswanganyi, popularly known as Mshoza, the Kwaito singer and entertainment personality, died on Thursday. She was famous for her hit “Kortes” song.
In 2018, she was vocal on a variety of topics, including gender-based abuse, and shared her experiences of intimate partner violence. Maswanganyi had two children name Pride and Jacob Junior.
Yet another loss to the music industry.
— SAMRO (@SAMROMusic) November 19, 2020
She was 37 years old.
With her smash hit Kortes from her debut album Bulldawgz First Lady in the early 2000s, the Kwaito singer rose to fame.
Alongside fellow stars Mzambiya and Msawawa, she’s frequently cited as an influential figure.
For her skin-lightening routine, Moshoza has received a backlash over the years, with outrage over her decision to lighten her complexion.
It has not released the cause of death. On Thursday, a source close to the family confirmed the news to Eyewitness News.
Thanduxolo Jindela, Mshoza’s manager, also released a statement on the Kwathole Link Facebook page confirming her death.
That post reads: “Sad Passing of the Queen of Mshoza Johannesburg 19 November 2020.”
“It is with great sadness to announce the ultimately death of Nomasonto “Mshoza” Maswanganyi.”
“The Kortes hitmaker succumbed peacefully in the early hours of this morning. She was 37.”
“She will be deeply missed as an ultimate entertainer who loved being on stage. ”Not only did she radiate star quality, Mshoza a Media darling.”
Sad Passing of the Queen of Mshoza Johannesburg 19 November 2020
It is with great sadness to announce…
Damm rip mshoza! 💔🙏🏽 can 2020 end already! pic.twitter.com/WwFJu13R7a
— 16V (@L_Tido) November 19, 2020
#RIPMshoza Feels like a lifetime ago when this shoot happened. Thank you for the music, living unapologetically and for being such a cool person. And standing up for others when you didn’t have to. 💔 pic.twitter.com/yMG8zGcuIX
— AndThenMamaSaid 🌈✊🏾🇿🇦 (@tumi_morake) November 19, 2020
— MoonchildSA Moon (@MoonchildSAMoon) November 19, 2020
2 more kids are now left motherless 😭😭😭
— 🇿🇦 #ProjectHopeOutNow #Indoda (@Thembisile_Q) November 19, 2020