Local music producer Bongani Cele, best known as Sir Bubzin has passed away at the age of 37 on Friday afternoon. Sources close to the Durban-based producer confirmed heart-breaking news.
Bubzin produced DJ Tira’s hit track ‘I Won’t Let You Go and Desha with Big Nuz and Tira‘. He also worked with Oskido, Mahoota vs. Vetkuk and ALASKA.
Afrotainment founder DJ Tira shared an emotional tribute on social media saying: “Live your best life now. Do best for the ones you love now. Life is too short.”
“We made beautiful music together. Inazo by Big Nuz, Won’t let you go with Joocy, Sdesha sdeshile, and many more. Rest in Peace Bongani “Sir Bubzin” Cele. Uyibekile induku ebandla. Super Producer (sic).” – DJ Tira tweeted.
Live your best life now. Do best for the ones you love now. Life is too short. We made beautiful music together. Inazo by Big Nuz, Won’t let you go with Joocy, Sdesha sdeshile, and many more. Rest in Peace Bongani “Sir Bubzin” Cele. Uyibekile induku ebandla. Super Producer 💔 pic.twitter.com/00ospFxFh4
— Thank You Mr DJ (@DJTira) August 17, 2018
Babes Wodumo (real name Bongekile Simelane), who also worked with Sir Bubzin on a few projects called it “a sad day”.
“We have lost our brother Sir Bubzin. We go way back from Desha and he produced most of my songs. Sadly inqwaba izoqala iveze ukuthi ibisebenza nawe kodwa you were alone bengekho abezayo bezokubona usagul. May your soul RIP bhuti wami. My condolences to umndeni ka Sir sithi unkulunkulu anipholise amanxeba, (sic)” Babes Wodumo wrote.
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