#RIPGeeSixFive: Gee Six Five Has Died
This morning South Africa awakened to the hashtag, #RIPGeeSixFive with tweeps mourning the loss of musician Gee Six Five.
A lady by the name Sbu Mpungose, who’s also a magazine editor, reported that Gee Six Five is not any more. Mpungose also claims that the musician is her aunt. Her tweet from this morning shocked thousands of fans.
“My beloved aunt, MumNcane who many of you recognize as #GeeSixFive is not any more. She displayed leadership throughout her life, was the epitome of fearlessness & inspired many together with her single #ObaniLababantu.
Mthiya, Shandu kaNdaba, Sontshikazi.”
My beloved aunt, MumNcane who many of you know as #GeeSixFive is no more. She displayed leadership throughout her life, was the epitome of fearlessness & inspired many with her single #ObaniLababantu.
Mthiya, Shandu kaNdaba, Sontshikazi. #RIPGeeSixFive pic.twitter.com/NAOHlWlsIp
— Sbu Mpungose (@SbuMpungose) December 9, 2020
South Africans are shocked and saddened by her reported passing as they saw Gee Six Five as an idea . She made us believe that anything is feasible .
“Its unbelievable, through her I learned that anything is feasible and that i should never limit myself and keep pushing regardless of what people say. Rest in peace Ma.” Commented @Motsumilebo.
Its unbelievable, through her I learned that anything is possible and I should never limit myself and keep pushing no matter what people say. Rest in peace Ma.
— I’m Still Here! (@Motsumilebo) December 9, 2020
Although there hasn’t been the other confirmation except the Tweet from Sbu, who claims that Gee Sex Five was her aunt, tributes are flooding in through social media.
Just a few days after her one and only performance as Gee Six Five, Olpha Selepe has reportedly passed away.
“live everyday as though it were your last because one of these days it will be”.
— Man’s Not Barry Roux (@AdvoBerryRoux) December 9, 2020
Controversial author Jackie Phamotse is additionally in disbelief.
Honestly gone too soon #RIPGeeSixFive
— Jackie Phamotse (@JackiePhamotse) December 9, 2020
Some tweeps, however, don’t believe the reports. They believe this might be another case of faux news from Twitter’s midnight gang.
Ke bethegile#RIPGeeSixFive pic.twitter.com/nNsVZVafj2
— QueenBee (@bonts04) December 9, 2020
Real name Olpha Selepe, the Obani Lababantu star left teaching a couple of months back to pursue a career in music. The grandmother to 13 has seen great success since dropping her single in November. Idols SA judge and Metro FM DJ Somizi also put it out there that he wanted to figure with the 65-years-old.