Vusi Ma R5 whose real name is Itumeleng Mosoeu has been confirmed dead by his family.
An official statement revealed that the popular Bacardi star died on Monday morning.
“The artist Itumeleng Mosoeu allegedly ran into an unfortunate incident that led to his untimely death,” read the statement.
Investigation about his death is ongoing, but it’s reported that he was fatally shot.
Details about his memorial and funeral services will be announced.
Social media users have taken to various platforms to pay tributes to the late icon.
Pitori has lost another Legend 💔💔 Rip #vusimaR5 😢 pic.twitter.com/ywyIndys1C— Tebogo Hlongwane (@TEHlongwane) January 30, 2023
Rest In Peace to the King of Barcadi Music #vusimaR5— Kasi Economy (@KasiEconomy) January 30, 2023
His music contributed millions of rands into the Tshwane township economy. As Kasi Economy we are deeply saddened by your passing. pic.twitter.com/Bma7zV2CUV
Thanks— THABIS⭕ NK⭕ANA (@THABISOFINKIE) January 30, 2023
His more famous in Pretoria, but Pretoria people think he was big in SA— Siphiwe (@Siphiwe11530440) January 30, 2023