Co-Founder of Loxion Kulća and Kaya FM Mix DJ, Wandi Nzimande was announced dead on Wednesday, 13th of January, 2020.
Gauteng-based radio station Kaya FM, where he was a resident DJ confirmed the news yesterday’s evening.
“It is with great difficulty that we share the news of Mzwandile Nzimande’s passing earlier today, as confirmed by his family.
“DJ 1D, as he was affectionately known, was the pioneering co-founder of the iconic streetwear brand – Loxion Kulca, a storyteller and a highly accomplished figure in the South African music scene,” Kaya FM’s acting programming manager Ncebekazi Manzi.
Lots of South Africans have taken to social media, expressing their pain and paying tribute to the late star.
We are saddened by the passing of the wonderful Co-Founder of Loxion Kulća and Kaya FM Mix DJ, Wandi Nzimande (@DJ1D). We send our condolences to his family, friends, and South Africans at large. May his soul rest in eternal peace🙏🏼
#RIPWandiNzimande #RIPDJ1D pic.twitter.com/ChYsdgrxXd
— The SA Music Awards (@TheSAMAs) January 13, 2021
Sad to hear that DJ 1D is no longer, He was the guy who gave me my first TV Presenting job at Soweto TV back in 2011, He always told me I would land up at Live AMP one day. Always kind to me. RIP!! 🙏🏾🕊
The last interview I did with him in 2019:https://t.co/iferDEWP1q
— DJ Speedsta (@speedstabro) January 13, 2021
“You are enough” – Wandi Nzimande. 💔 pic.twitter.com/JamltBbjfS
— Bafana Nzimande (@nzimandebafana) January 14, 2021
Rest easy King, you’re together now #RIPDJ1D Wandi Nzimande @Dj1D. For those who didn’t know DJ 1D was a co-founder of Loxion Kulca and one individual who played a huge role in our Hiphop culture.
Man, this is painful. 🕯🕯🕯🕯 pic.twitter.com/xPS9bsKHPx
— IG:iamlection (@lection) January 13, 2021
When you talk about a pioneer and a visionary, fearless and intelligent. Wandi Nzimande aka DJ 1D thank you for paving the way, and keeping the door of endless possibility open. May your soul rest in Power. 🙏🏾💔 pic.twitter.com/nxV0YxSnef
— Tbo Touch (@iamtbotouch) January 14, 2021
A true giant of the Game is Gone. “Wandi Nzimande” 💔 the Game would not be what it was, what it is and what it will continue to be – WITHOUT YOUR CONTRIBUTION! 👊🏽👏🏽 DJ 1D – the honour & privilege was Ours King ❤️ Rest in Power 👑 @LootLike @PearlThusi @TheMarvinCohen @sjulad pic.twitter.com/Er8LQDtYV1
— Warras (@Shady_Lurker) January 13, 2021
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