Big Nuz member, Mandla Maphumulo Mampintsha passed away on December 24, 2022, at the age of 40. Let’s see what happened to the South African musician and Mampintsha cause of death in detail.
How did Maphumulo Mampintsha die?
On Christmas Eve, it is reported that Maphumulo Mampintsha had passed away. The online publication stated, “The 40-year-old star passed away on Saturday morning, December 24, 2022, after being hospitalized for a stroke.”
The musician’s passing was verified on Twitter by the Southern African Music Rights Organization: “In memory of Big Nuz group member Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, SAMRO sends heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and industry colleagues.
Mampintsha will always be remembered for his immense contribution to the South African music industry.”
In memory of Big Nuz group member Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, SAMRO sends heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and industry colleagues.
— SAMRO (@SAMROMusic) December 24, 2022
Mampintsha cause of death:
Mampintsha, a member of the hit group Big Nuz, has died. Following Afrotainment’s announcement that the South African musician Mampintsha was hospitalized after having a stroke last week, Mampintsha passed away on Saturday.
He was admitted to King Edward Hospital and transferred to Durdoc hospital where he lost the battle this morning. Mampintsha cause of death was a stroke.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news of the untimely passing of multi-award-winning artist, Mampinstsha,” Afrotainment confirmed in a statement.
Following a concert with Big Nuz, Mampintsha, whose true name is Mandla Maphumulo, was hospitalized after having a stroke.
The statement reads, “He is currently in the hospital receiving medical care and is under doctor’s monitoring.
During this trying time, the family requests that the public and the media respect their privacy.
Following the news of the passing of artist Mandla Maphumulo, popularly known as Mampintsha, condolences have poured in from all parts of South Africa.
Who was Mampintsha?
Mandla Maphumulo was born in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, where he also started his music career. He was now well-known under the stage name Mampintsha.
As a member of the kwaito group Big Nuz, which debuted on the music scene in 2002 and delighted South Africans with multiple hit songs and the great album “For The Fans,” he quickly rose to popularity. Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, Mzi “Danger” Tshomela, and the late Sbusiso “R Mashesha” Khoma are the members of the group.
After the band broke up, Mampintsha launched a lucrative solo career. He was awarded the South African Music Award (SAMA) for Record of the Year, the MTV Africa Music Award for Song of the Year.
He also won the SAMA as a member of Big Nuz (2015: SAMA, Album of the Year: “For The Fans”). The group’s song “Umlilo” won the same award in the Song Of The Year Category.
The artist Mampitsha was married to gqom artist, Babes Wodumo, whose real name is Bongekile Simelane.
As shown on their reality show, Uthando Lodumo, the couple welcomed their first child in July 2021 and had been working on their marriage.
In September, the second season was made available. The first season of the couple’s reality program provided fans a front-row seat inside the couple’s lobola negotiations, their star-studded wedding celebration, and the anticipation of the arrival of their first child, fondly known as “Sponge”.
Tributes to Mampintsha:
TRACE Southern Africa posted,·
RIP Shimora. Tributes pour in for beloved Big Nuz member Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo who has sadly passed following a stroke.
We send our deepest condolences to his friends, family, and loved ones
DJ Tira posted,
Kwaze kwabuhlungu Rest in peace Mampintsha mfowethu ngohlala ngikuthanda
Real Pabi_Cooper posted,
Mampintsha has allegedly passed away, Rest in peace Mampintsha “My hubby suffered from a stroke and was taken to King Edward Hospital in Durban over the weekend and then transferred to Durdoc Hospital”. Babes wodumo, This year we lost many people, if you get a chance, please pray to God to protect you and your families, till 2023, God protects all my fans, we loved your Music brother, condolences to Mampintsha’s family — listening to 2020 albums.
Malum Locus Kau posted,
*Mampintsha suffered a stroke. The 40-year-old Mandla Maphumulo was admitted to King Edward Hospital in Durban and then later transferred to Durdoc Hospital in Durban Central.
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