Wandi “DJ 1D” departure from life shockes his partners
The entertainment fraternity is in mourning again following the passing of the co-founder of Mzansi’s iconic streetwear label Loxion Kulća, Wandi “DJ 1D” Nzimande.
News of his passing sent shockwaves across social media platforms and messages of condolences are pouring in Kaya FM, a Johannesburg-based station, where he worked as a resident DJ confirmed the news of his passing during a statement on social media.
“Wandi was a lover and brother to numerous staff members. we’ll miss his genuine interactions with people within the building and therefore the work ethic he brought into every mix. it’s been a true honor working with a cultural icon like him,” said Ncebakazi Manzi, Kaya FM’s Acting Programming Manager.
The DJ had an incredible career within the show business and he won the hearts of the many people together with his passion for storytelling. His latest project was on SABC 1’s Evolution of Mzansi Street Culture.
World-renowned DJ Black Coffee also took to social media to precise his shock following his passing, “No ways!!!!! @Dj1D,” wrote the DJ on Twitter.
No ways!!!!! @Dj1D 😨🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🕊
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) January 13, 2021
Cassper Nyovest paid tribute to him and said he always motivated everyone. “@Dj1D what a legend… Groopman laka. Always had something nice to mention, something motivating. many thanks for showing us that it’s possible. For showing us that local isn’t only lekker but it superior. Rest in peace Bra Wandi.”
.@Dj1D what a legend.. grootman laka. Always had something nice to say, something motivating. Thank you for showing us that it's possible. For showing us that local is not only lekker but it superior. Rest in peace Bra Wandi
— R.M Phoolo (@casspernyovest) January 13, 2021
TV stars including Euphonik, Sizwe Dhlomo, and Maps Maponyane also reacted to the news of his passing and extended their condolences to his family. In other news, gospel star Israel Mosehla also passed on recently. consistent with Sowetan Live, the musician died “after battling hypertension that eventually led to coronary failure .”
Another star who died in the week is known actress Lindiwe Ndlovu. The television star passed on at her home on Monday morning. Her family confirmed her passing through a press release. “It is with heavy hearts and unimaginable sadness that we bring you the news of Lindiwe Thembeka Ndlovu passing in her home this morning 11th January,” reads the statement.
The family didn’t reveal the circumstances surrounding her explanation for death but they need to describe her as an unsung incredible actress who lived an enormous space within the creative world of acting.
“Her bright, large burning light has gone out, and that we are devastated to bring you this sad news. To us Lindiwe was family but to several, she was such a lot more,” said her family.
Condolences to their families.