Amid the shock and sadness following HHP’s untimely death, fans and fellow musicians flocked to social media to pay homage to the late hip-hop legend.
One Twitter post stood out, sparking a debate about South African musicians dying before the age of 40.
The user listed the names and ages of local musicians who passed away just before or at the age of 38. He wrote:
"Flabba died age 37
Mandoza died age 38
Lundi died age 38
Sfiso Ncwane died age 37
Prokid died age 37
Now HHP... died at age 38?