Cape Town – South African rap heavyweight Cassper Nyovest performed the song Monate Mpolaye at his friend DJ Sumbody’s funeral service on Saturday.
The song was a collaboration with Sumbody, Thebe and Vettis.
DJ Sumbody, whose real name was Oupa John Sefoka, died on Sunday morning last week while traveling on Woodmead road in Johannesburg.
Unknown gunmen sprayed his vehicle with a hail of bullets, killing him and one of his bodyguards instantly.
Police in Gauteng said in a statement that they were searching for suspects and investigating circumstances that led to the shooting.
Heart-felt send of by @casspernyovest
“My beautiful brother, Ntja ya Kota!!! You broke my heart. I won’t lie, ha ke shapo. You had big plans!!!” Cassper Nyovest wrote#RIPDjSumbody#Djsumbody pic.twitter.com/PYz1DWb9mo
— News Live SA (@newslivesa) November 23, 2022
During his memorial service on Wednesday, several industry friends and colleagues took to the stage to share their tributes, and one of them was Cassper.
Rapper Cassper Nyovest says he will remember his late friend DJ Sumbody, as a person he could always count on. Loved ones gathered in Centurion to celebrate the life of Sumbody. He was shot and killed in the early hours of Sunday morning. pic.twitter.com/lHTdcsqoXy
— eNCA (@eNCA) November 23, 2022
“You could be brutally honest with him and he wouldn’t take offence. No matter how much you fought with him, he wouldn’t change how much he loved you. I’m going to miss you, I love you,” said Cassper.
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Compiled by Betha Madhomu