Shobede died on Thursday at the Kalafong Hospital in Atteridgeville.
The 31-year-old was admitted to hospital after reportedly collapsing during a performance. He rose to fame as the runner-up in the 12th season of Idols SA.
— Idols South Africa (@IdolsSA) September 12, 2019
Shobede’s has sent shocking waves through South Africa with fans remembering his performances.
South Africans have taken to social media to express their condolences and shock at the news of his passing.
Mzansi Magic and Idols SA have also expressed their shock, saying he still had so much to offer to South African music.
— Tebogo Louw (@Tebogo_Louw) September 13, 2019
— G-U 💕 (@Penny_Gugu) September 13, 2019