What happened to mgqumeni?

A man who made headlines for impersonating a dead Zulu folk musician has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Sibusiso Gcabashe was found guilty of a string of charges, including kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old woman.

Is mgqumeni still alive?

POPULAR maskandi singer Khulekani Mseleku, aka Mgqumeni, has died at the age of 27. Expressing shock at the news of his death, Weziwe Thusi, provincial MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, described Mgqumeni as a talented musician who died before his time.

How many wives did mgqumeni?

THE four wives of late Kwazulu-natal maskandi singer Mgqumeni Khumalo are divided over whether the man who claims to be Khumalo is the real deal.

When did mgqumeni passed away?

On the 19th of December 2009, Mgqumeni and his band were travelling home to spend time with their families ahead of a busy festive season.

How many awards has mgqumeni?

They said to them he was a king because he had more fans than Mgqumeni, a claim they said was backed by the 15 awards he won while he was alive.

Where is mgqumeni from?

The man claiming to be Khulekani “Mgqumeni” Khumalo, a maskandi musician from South Africa who died in 2009, has been detained by police for questioning and a DNA test.

Who is Mtshengiseni Gcwensa?

Gcwensa‚ also known as iThwasa Langempela‚ was part of popular group Amageza Amahle. He was also a solo artist who won nine South African Traditional Music Awards (SATMA) including Best Song of the Year‚ Bestselling Album and Best Composer of the Year. His work was also recognised by Amantshontsho KaMaskandi Awards.

How many albums has Mtshengiseni?

25 albums
In a career spanning 16 years, he released 25 albums – most of which sold more than 25000 copies each. He started out as a backing singer for female maskandi group Amatshitshi Amhlophe, which was led by Mgqumeni Khumalo’s uncle Mahawukela Mseleku.

Is Mtshengiseni still alive?

Johannesburg – Maskandi musician, Mtshengiseni Gcwensa has passed away. The popular musician, known as Indidane, passed away at a hospital in Dundee, KZN on Monday morning.

How old was Mtshengiseni?

The 39-year-old was known for his humour and love for his family‚ the department said.