By Jeoffrey Mukubi
As the news that a legend and Golden Child of Namibian hip hop music Shilongo Peuyavali Ashipala known to many as Kanibal, quickly made its rounds on social media, many artists and creatives started to write messages of condolences. Some of the artists include Don Kamati, King Tee Dee.
Mitch the comedian, Mappz as well as Porchmunki Entertainment. “Rest well Mbushe. I remember when I joined Base FM you made me feel at home always had my back when I lost my daughter then my dad Mbushe you gave me strength this news really fucked with my head gone too soon R.I.P,” Don Kamati wrote.
“A true legend has fallen, thank you for your contribution to our success. Our sincere condolences to your family and friends, may we all find strength to navigate through this storm. Go Well Kani,” Porchmunki entertainment wrote on Instagram. “RIP Kanibal.
One of the greatest to ever do it,” King Tee Dee wrote on Twitter.
“Damn my bro, Rest In Power King,” Mappz his Twitter. “In this world, we live in now, you are the only one to come to your rescue, nobody cares not even the people that brought you on this earth instead parents compete with their own children then mothering or fathering them… Siblings hate you for being different and your own people you work so hard for, pray to see you fall it’s too much. R. I. P Bro. I still have the book I took from you,” Mitch wrote.
One of Windhoeks sought after DJ’s Sebby Ngeteya wrote. “Kanibal was a pioneer, a legend, a king and so many things to so many people, not just in hip-hop. We as a people have lost so much today. This is not how things are supposed to end. Thank you for all you gave us. Go and rest well brother.”
Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi confirmed that Kanibal committed suicide. The deceased’s body was found in the early hours on Wednesday. Kanibal Was 38 years old.