South African legendary singer, Steve Kekana is confirmed to have died of unknown causes.
Kekana’s manager, Xolani Majozi confirmed the passing of the singer on Thursday 1 July.
“Yes it’s true, Ntate Steve Kekana is no more. He died in the early hours of this morning and we are waiting for more details from the family,” Majozi said.
“I spoke to his wife and she confirmed that he’s no more. He was fine the last time I spoke to him. I spoke to him last week over the phone and we were having an event around him but had to cancel due to the latest lockdown regulations.”
South Africans flood social media with tributes to the 63-year-old.
— djmalwela (@djmalwela) July 1, 2021
#RipSteveKekana 😭🕊💔 Will never Forget how you gave us An National Anthem TAKE YOUR LOVE AND KEEP IT I DON’T NEED IT ANYMORE SONG 🔥🔥 UP TO THIS DAY ITS STILL THE GREATEST
WILL ALWAYS LOVE AND MISS YOU
REST IN PEACE pic.twitter.com/LE0pU5k6xP
— IG:Joy-Zelda (@joy_zelda) July 1, 2021
A #legend has fallen. 💔😢
My condolences to his family, friends and fans. 🙏🏾
— Kenny, son of David (@KennyMaistry) July 1, 2021
The giant has fallen 💔🕊 #ripstevekekana
Definitely probably already singing “Take your love and keep it” there with my dad in heaven! pic.twitter.com/YEMccl2ZzL
— Coyote Ugly 🐺 (@MphoCoyote) July 1, 2021