The music industry is mourning another loss of a talented 32-year old artist, Thobogang Sebulelo popularly known as Kgosi Maburu.
Known for hits such as Maburu and Tshegana, the Gantsi born must died on Friday after he was hospitalised at Princess Marina Hospital for a few weeks.
In an interview with this publication the deceased’s sister, Monyadi Sebulelo said that the family was still devastated by the passing of her brother.
“We are still trying to come to terms with his loss as we believed he was going to make it.”
Although the sister refused to divulge the cause of his death, some media reports say he had brain a tumour.
At the time of going to press the family had not decided on whether to bury him on Saturday or Sunday but Sebuelo confirmed that it will be in Gantsi.
She also said that at the time of his death, Kgosi Maburu was working on another album which was probably going to be a hit.
“He was talented and didn’t want to rush into doing shoddy jobs and that is why we expected an album with songs better that the two that made him popular,” added the sister who described the deceased as a humble, loving and caring person who always assisted the elderly in his community.
“He is gone but he will not be forgotten,” She said
Member of Parliament for Gantsi North, John Thite also sent his condolences saying Maburu was a cultural music ambassador.
“ His love for Shekgalagari language and culture was unmatched. His choice of language, lyrics and rhythm is testament to that. He will be remembered for his distinct voice that shines through his hit songs such as Maburu, Beragko, Bona and Tshegana ya ga lengaungau.”