It’s a sad day for the local entertainment industry as Kwaito superstar Nomasonto ’’Mshoza” Maswanganyi has died at the age of 37.
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) confirmed the news in a tweet saying “Yet another loss to the music industry. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of kwaito star Nomasonto Maswanganyi, affectionately known as Mshoza,”
Mshoza’s manager Thanduxolo Jindela has also confirmed the news in a statement saying “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.”
Details surrounding her death are not yet known but according to the Sowetan, she died at Far East Rand Hospital on Thursday morning.
Mshoza is survived by her two children Pride and Jacob Junior.