Mampintsha, a renowned musician, has passed away after having a stroke in the last few days.

Cape Town – Popular musician and businessman Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo has died at age 40.

This follows reviews previously this week that the singer and songwriter who is a member of the award-winning team Big Nuz, suffered a stroke.

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On Thursday, Afrotainment launched a announcement on Thursday nighttime confirming Mampintsha had suffered a stroke after rumours about his unwell health.

“This is a public notification by means of Afrotainment, a file label based totally in Durban, KZN, South Africa. This assertion serves as a notification to the Public, Media, Promoters and Big Nuz followers about businessman and artist, Mandla Maphumulo,” study the release, which was once posted on the Afrotainment Instagram page.

It in addition stated the musician had suffered a minor stroke a week in the past upon his return from a overall performance with Big Nuz and used to be presently in clinic and below medical doctors observation.

Fans and celebrities took to social media wishing him a fast recovery.

But, on Saturday, Mampintsha’s former manager, Dogg Durban proven the musicians passing to Daily Sun.

Tributes have been pouring in on social media after information of Mampintsha’s passing spread.

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation tested the musician’s demise on Twitter: “In reminiscence of Big Nuz team member Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, SAMRO sends heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and enterprise colleagues. Mampintsha will usually be remembered for his huge contribution to the South African tune industry.”

In a assertion launched with the aid of track label Afrotainment Thursday, Mampintsha – actual title Mandla Maphumulo – was once hospitalised after struggling a stroke following a overall performance with Big Nuz.

“He is presently in clinic receiving clinical interest and is below doctor’s observation,” the declaration said. “The household asks that the public and media admire their privateness throughout this tough time.”

Mampitsha used to be married to Babes Wodumo. The couple welcomed their first baby in July 2021 and had been working on their marriage, as viewed on their actuality show, Uthando Lodumo.

The 2nd season used to be launched in September.

The first season of the couple’s fact exhibit gave viewers a front-row seat into the couple’s lobola negotiations, their star-studded wedding ceremony celebration, and the anticipation of the start of their first child, affectionately recognised as “Sponge”.