Tributes pour in for Vukani 'Chilli M' Masinga
Veteran radio DJ Vukani 'Chilli M' Masinga died on Thursday in Johannesburg after landing in hospital on the same day.
Speaking to TshisaLIVE, close friend Isaac Sithole confirmed that Masigna died and stated that he was rushed to hospital on Thursday morning and died later that day.
Sithole also said that Masinga died from natural causes and that the funeral is set to take place next Saturday.
Tributes have been pouring in following the breaking news of the former Ukhozi FM DJ's death.
Worthy of being celebrated♥️ Your wisdom, heart, mind & filterless mouth😂 are only a few things we loved about you. Thank you for your continuous selfless gift to broadcasting, for showing me the ropes, for the laughs & the overflow of love.— Candice Modiselle (@CandieModiselle) January 3, 2020
R.I.P Vukani- Chilli M- The Father🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/oFjbgJX8mh
RIP to the guy who made me love radio Chilli M "uDaddy usebenzile" pic.twitter.com/Fv2lmiDZtJ— Evidence Bongwe (@Evidence_Shongw) January 3, 2020
Starting the year with a loss of a radio legend 😨💔💔. RIP Chilli M your contribution to the Radio industry will never go unnoticed nor will it ever be forgotten! pic.twitter.com/maDhKrciiw— Mrs Messi 🐐 (@JacintaNgobese) January 3, 2020
Man he used driver Dineo Ranaka crazy on their show— hobo group Pty Ltd (@hobo_group) January 3, 2020
REST IN PEACE CHILLI M aka DADDY
One of the best voice to ever hit radio!! pic.twitter.com/cG3cLd5faP
It’s sad to hear the passing of the greatest radio icon Mzansi has ever produced, unpredictable & unruly on the mouth & tells it like it is.— Thulani Mkhabela (@MkhabelaOnline) January 3, 2020
Chilli M “Daddy show me some love” with @dineoranaka
He made radio fun. Rip Chilli M 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/tw1eDUf54v