South Africa mourns the death of a rising star as celebrities tweet their goodbyes and emotional farewell to Lulu Dikana who died at 35.
The passing of the urban soul singer Lulu Dikana has hit the hearts of fans and celebrities. Lulu’s star was certainly on the rise. She had recently released her third album, I Came To Love, which was receiving great reviews and airplay.
In a recent interview with DESTINY, Lulu said opening for Grammy-award winning singer John Legend on the Johannesburg leg of his All of Me tour recently was a dream come true.
Dikana, older sister to songstress Zonke Dikana passed away last night in hospital after a short illness, Sony Music Entertainment confirmed.
Kaya FM station manager Greg Maloka in disbelief tweeted that yesterday they were watching Lulu’s unplugged live performance on Kaya FM.
“I cannot believe #LuluDikana has passed on. Just yesterday we viewed her @kayafm95dot9 performance. My heart goes out to her sister and family.”
YFM DJ Moflava also shocked tweeted: “Shocked by the passing of the amazing songstress Lulu Dikana.”
Musician RJ Benjamin tweeted that Dikana’s music was a true reflection of her life.
“Music with intergrity and honesty which no doubt reflected her life, too sad.”
Other celebrities sharing #Lulu Dikana tweets:
Boity Thulo: “Rest in peace. May you have a beautiful journey home.”
Mpho Maboi: “The passing of Lulu Dikana is just sad. As someone who has a sister im close to, I don't even want to imagine how Zonke is dealing.”
Leanne: “So sad to hear about the passing of an incredible songbird, Lulu Dikana My condolences goes out to @ZonkeMusic & the rest of the family.”
Boichoko Qwabe: “You are the Most high God, that’s all my heart is saying even as tears fall for @luluDikana, deepest condolences to her family.”