Zimbabwean musician, Soul Jah Like has died.
According to reports, he died before arrival at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital on Tuesday evening.
He was aged 31.
Taking to Twitter, Zimbabwean politician Nelson Chamisa said the county has lost a giant in the music industry.
He said: “Our nation has lost a giant in the music industry. Young talent gone too soon, one of a kind. The music industry is poorer without this rare gift. My condolences to all Soul Jah Like fans, his family and friends. May God grant us comfort and fortitude during these trying times. RIP.”
Many have taken to their social media to pen down touching condolences to him.
Our nation has lost a giant in the music industry.Young talent gone too soon,one of a kind.The music industry is poorer without this rare gift. My condolences to all Soul Jah Like fans,his family and friends. May God grant us comfort and fortitude during these trying times. RIP https://t.co/qc9IjWF088
— nelson chamisa🇿🇼 (@nelsonchamisa) February 17, 2021
See some of the tributes by fans:
He was in my opinion the lyrical genius of his generation. I never paid attention to this genre until I heard this song which I picked from a medley. The boy was gifted. He made his mark. My best if his discography: Handichabatika
Rest in peace young man #ripsouljahlove pic.twitter.com/YTGGRIyjxk
— Alex T Magaisa 🇿🇼 (@Wamagaisa) February 16, 2021
Despite all this Chibababa would never deny fans a photo apportunity. Apa ndopanoshanda the statement rekuti the nation has been plunged into mourning not paye paye. #ripsouljahlove pic.twitter.com/jNoGcxoi12
— #FreeAlanMoyo (@tabanimcgucci) February 17, 2021
— Wellence Mujuru (@WellenceMujuru) February 17, 2021
— M I S R E D (@iMisred) February 17, 2021
16 February 2020, he cheated death after his car overturned.
16 February 2021, he couldn’t do it no more.💔🕊️
Sleep well brother, mabirira game racho#ripsouljahlove 😭💔🕊
— Rest In Power💔🕊, Sauro (Ghetto Yut) (@Oct7Libra) February 16, 2021
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