Tributes and messages of condolences have been flowing on social media since the news of Mshoza’s death.

Her fans, Mzansi celebs and some organisations paid homage to the Kortes hitmaker.

The Queen of Kwaito died in a Joburg hospital on Thursday morning, 19 November.

Among many other organisations, Samro also tweeted about her passing.

It wrote: “Yet another loss to the music industry. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of kwaito star Nomasonto Maswanganyi, affectionately known as Mshoza. #RIPMshoza.”

Political party EFF also sent out a statement.


“The EFF joins the music fraternity and South Africans in mourning the loss of the talented musician, Nomasonto “Mshoza” Maswanganyi. The former kwaito singer and songwriter gave South Africans some of the best kwaito hits that we continue to dance to till today,” read their statement.

Mzansi celebs such as Thembisa Mdoda, Tumi Morake, Mmabatho Montsho, Terry Pheto and Lindough were some of the few who paid their respect to her.