In an unfortunate twist of fate, Lerato Khanye, ex-partner of Jabulani “HHP” Tsambo has passed away. She was also the mother of his son, Leano.
Her passing comes barely a month after the death of the rapper himself; dealing the 13-year-old the very sad blow of losing both parents only weeks apart.
According to a confirmation by the spokesperson of the Tsambo family, Nkululeko Ncana, Lerato Khanye passed away Monday morning at a Johannesburg hospital without revealing the cause of death.
“I can confirm this. She passed away this morning at a Johannesburg hospital. The family has requested privacy while they process her untimely death,” Ncana said.
Lerato Khanye and HHP broke up in 2009. The SA Hip Hop icon himself passed away sadly on the 24th of October, 2018.
At only 38 years of age, HHP took his own life at his Johannesburg home after a lengthy battle with depression.