SA Celebs React To Gee Six Five’s Untimely Death. Just a few days after her performance on Mzansi Insider, Gee Six Five, has sadly passed away. For the past couple of weeks, Gee Six Five has been making waves on social media with her single ‘Obani Lababantu’ which in English translates to ‘Who are these people’.
The 65 year old recently ventured in the music industry and her Amapiano single, has been a hit since it dropped. Unfortunately, we woke up to the sad news that, the rising star, whose real name is Olpha Selepe, is no more. Her niece Sbu Mpungose, former editor of Cosmopolitan, Bona and True Love confirmed her aunt’s death in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
According to media reports, Selepe died of COVID-19. She was reportedly diagnosed on Monday and passed away Wednesday morning. Heartfelt tributes to the inspirational Gee Six Five are pouring in on social media platforms. Our local celebrities also joined in thousands of people mourning Selepe.
No ways! Our hit maker is no longer💔! Thank you for reminding us GeeSixFive that no matter how old you are, your dreams are definitely still valid. Rest Easy Gogo. #RIPGeeSixFive https://t.co/qbLLzbAZjp
— Lasizwe (@lasizwe) December 9, 2020
Death be not proud. This is a shocking and painful development.
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3”
My deepest condolences to the family, friends and work colleagues. I will keep you in my prayers. #RIPGeeSixFive pic.twitter.com/gSBDmRrNAZ
— Mmusi Maimane (@MmusiMaimane) December 9, 2020
Condolences to the families and friends.
Robala ka Kagiso. pic.twitter.com/0fQo7dgFDe
— Tumi Sole (@tumisole) December 9, 2020
Condolences to the family of Mme Nkosingiphile Olpha Selepe
— Kgopolo Mphela (@PhilMphela) December 9, 2020
Tomorrow is not guaranteed. Live your LIFE. pic.twitter.com/O0M4c3xP5B
— VT (@VusiThembekwayo) December 9, 2020
Rest In Peace #GeeSixFive Olpha Selepe (65)
Retired as a teacher in March and she was a (PhD) student in higher education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
A hit song maker #ObaniLababantu #RIPGeeSixFive pic.twitter.com/MewWQVXRv0
— Advovolicious (@Advovolicious) December 9, 2020
What sad news to wake up to 💔 #RIPGeeSixFive
— Thula Sindi (@thulasindi) December 9, 2020
This is sad🥺💔#RIPGeeSixFive
— Keabetswe🌬 (@akreana_) December 9, 2020