Hip hop Pantsula is also known as Jabbaman was born on the 14 September in 1980. He was one of the pioneers of the Motswako hip hope movement. He is known for his style of rap in which he performs in his home language Setswana. The Motswako rapper was initially part of a group called Verbal Assassins, working closely with producer Tebogo Rameetse.
In 1997 he met with producer Chicco Twala who produced their debut album, Party.
Details around his death are still sketchy however his peers in the music industry are sending their tributes to the family.
Just heard the most terrible news … another icon gone too soon. ?
— AKA (@akaworldwide) October 24, 2018
This can’t be true. No ways ?
— R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest) October 24, 2018
Had I known that we were chatting for the last time I would have stayed on the line for long. But we were setting up a meeting for Tomm (THURS) for a further brotherly session ??? #RipJabba #RipHHP #RIPjabulani pic.twitter.com/QHifHkbWIi
— www.djcleo.co.za (@djcleo1) October 24, 2018
Last year the rapper confirmed that he been suffering from depression. HHP has previously spoken out about attempting suicide three times in 2015