Johannesburg – In her first Instagram post since the news of HHP’s death, the rapper’s wife Lerato Sengadi shared a picture of herself with the late star, captioning it with a crown and heart.
Industry friends were quick to provide comfort for the former Big Brother Africa contestant, who wed HHP in 2016.
Nandi Madida commented on the post: “His light on this earth. I’m sorry my sister, may God be with you during this difficult and give you the healing you need (sic).”
Singer LeAnne Dlamini added: “Dear Lerato, no words can convey how heartbroken I am for you. My deepest condolences to you and your family sis. Sending you love and strength.”
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News that Lerato had HHP had secretly wed first spread in early 2016. The couple were very private, but in an interview with Slikour HHP finally confirmed the news, saying: “Being married is amazing.”
The rapper’s booking agent Ofentse Mothusi confirmed news of his death to The Juice, saying the star had died around 12:00 on Wednesday.
In a statement issued to the press on Wednesday evening, the family asked for privacy. No further details were released at the time.