Mshoza finally went to her final resting place after the memorial
Mshoza’s funeral service happened at the House of Treasures Ministries in Rispark, Johannesburg yesterday.
This comes after the Kwaito star, whose real name was Nomasonto Maswanganyi, died earlier in the week thanks to complications caused by diabetes.
The ceremony was broadcast survive YouTube for those that wished to hitch in honouring the life of the late musician. The likes of Khanyi Mbau, Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye and Mzwakhe Mbuli were attending and paid their deference to Mshoza. Mshoza’s children delivered a moving eulogy in honour of their late mother and Jub Jub performed his “Ndikhokhele” remix alongside other artists as they paid homage to the queen of kwaito.
A moving tribute through music
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Khanyi Mbau described Mshoza’s loss as an enormous loss to the industry and South Africa as an entire. “If resilience and endurance was an individual it might be her. We may cry but legends never die, they find an area in our hearts, in history and therefore the fibre of our culture because it evolves in going forward. We allow her to rest and take her place within the sky with all the musical gods,” Khanyi said.
The funeral procession moved to Westpark Cemetery in Montgomery Park where Mshoza was buried and that we were never able to hear her children crying and asking her to awaken because the casket went down. Mshoza’s tombstone was also revealed and it looked amazing and truly embodied her personality and therefore the incontrovertible fact that she lived her life to the fullest.
The tombstone has taken us to backtrack memory lane to a number of the foremost notable celeb tombstones we’ve seen:
The legendary actor gave up the ghost from a car accident in 2017 and his lounge tombstone was so extravagant that it trended for days on social media. it had been created by Bataung Memory Tombstones which was the brainchild of businessman Lebohang Khitsane who unfortunately gave up the ghost in August this year amid some controversial family drama.
Following Robbie’s passing from pancreatic cancer in 2017, his tombstone also trended on social media because the life-sized statue didn’t appear as if him. It had to be redone and unveiled again. The tombstone was reportedly made by a team of 15 people and price around R500 000.
Dumi was shot dead during a botched hijacking in 2017. His rotating tombstone reportedly weighed 2 tonnes and price over R160 000 to form.
Mandoza died on 18 September 2016. consistent with his family he was being treated for pharyngeal cancer and had lost his eyesight before he died.
Flabba was stabbed to death by his girlfriend in 2015. He was 38 years old.
The Top Billing presenter died during a car accident in 2015.
Somizi’s mother gave up the ghost this year and was buried during the height of lockdown. She was buried next to her late husband Ndaba Mhlongo.