Well-liked South African, singer Nichume Siwundla has died right after an apparent suicide, a assertion sent on behalf of her history label, Major Chap Media, has verified.
The singer, perfectly acknowledged for featuring on Mobi Dixon’s track Buthiza, hailed from the Eastern Cape and was also a capable ophthalmologist.
“Nichume was discovered at a friend’s position last evening next an apparent suicide,” the statement reads.
Pursuing the results of Buthiza in 2017, Nichume was signed to Best Chap Media which was started by Mobi Dixon. The pair a short while ago released their one Thobela.
“I’m distraught. I will remember Nichume as a shiny light at Leading Chap Media exactly where we signed her. She was not only my initial artist, but we had developed so close in the past 3 decades that she turned my tiny sister. She truly is long gone as well soon. may well her soul rest in peace,” Mobi reported about the singer’s premature demise.
Speaking on behalf of the family members, Nichume’s brother, Qamani Siwundla said “we, as a loved ones are in absolute shock as to what has transpired. Understanding that your sister has succumbed to feelings and taken her possess existence can by no means relaxation very well.”
“We certainly are left with a large amount of questions but also know that she had one of the strongest figures in the family members. Whichever she was emotion at that moment brought on immense hopelessness. We stand united as a loved ones for the duration of this tricky time. Nichume was so cherished and appreciated. We are proud of all her achievements,” he additional.
Minister of Arts and Tradition, Nathi Mthethwa, took to Twitter to express his sympathies.
“We’re deeply saddened by the tragic passing of a shining star, the celebrated musician Nichume Refeloe Siwundla – a proficient daughter of the soil whose charming voice reverberated in our hearts & gifted us lasting memories. We deliver our deepest sympathies to her loved types,” he wrote.