Mandoza died at a Johannesburg hospital after succumbing to a brain tumour. The star was revered for his music which was loved by people of all colour and he was considered a pioneer of local kwaito and rap music.
Celebrities took to Twitter to share their sentiments about the muso.
RIP to Mandoza – a life cut short but well lived.
— RSA Min of Sport (@MbalulaFikile) September 18, 2016
Former City Press editor and ex-mayor of Pretoria also honoured the late star.
— Kgosientso Ramokgopa (@Kgosientso_R) September 18, 2016