South African Kwaito musician Mampintsha who was part of the musical group Big Nuzand has died.
The 40-year-old star died on Saturday morning.
Mampinstha, who was the husband of Babes Wodumo, suffered a minor stroke a week ago and was receiving medical attention, TshisaLIVE reported citing West Ink Records manager Sbu Ncube.
The manager said an official statement would follow.
Record label Afrotainment released an official statement on Wednesday confirming speculation that the 40-year-old, whose real name is, Mandla Maphumulo, had been admitted to King Edward Hospital in Durban.
Mampintsha and Babes, real name Bongekile Simelane, have a child, known to fans as Sponge.
The pair tied the knot a year ago and their wedding was screened in a Showmax special, in addition to the reality TV show Uthando Lodumo.
Condolences are pouring in for the musician, according to eNCA.
Mampintsha was a producer and musician and he was a member of the Big Nuz band.