- Zimbabwean musician Soul Jah Love has died at only the age of 31
- The young man died before arrival at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital on Tuesday evening
- Zimbabwean politician Nelson Chamisa said the county has lost a giant in the music industry
Zimbabwean musician Soul Jah Love has reportedly passed away at the age of 31. The late musician, real name Soul Musaka, was pronounced dead upon arrival at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital on Tuesday evening.
According to media reports from Zim, a doctor's report states that he had no pulse upon admission at the hospital.
New Zimbabwe reports that one of the dancehall artist's handlers, Father Paris, confirmed Jah Love's passing. Zimbabwean politician Nelson Chamisa took to Twitter and penned a heartfelt tribute to the star:
"Our nation has lost a giant in the music industry. Young talent gone too soon, one of a kind. The music industry is poorer without this rare gift. My condolences to all Soul Jah Love fans, his family and friends. May God grant us comfort and fortitude during these trying times. RIP."
His fans and music lovers have flooded social media with messages of condolences and tributes.
Twitter users have also been sharing the Zimbabwean's favourite songs and music videos on the platform since the news of his death broke. Check out some of their comments below:
"Rest in peace Sauro Soul Jah Love. You will always be remembered."
"Rest in Peace Chababa... Drop your favourite song from the legendary Soul Jah Love."
"Rest in Peace Soul Jah Love. #Zimbabwe will always remember you. We played your music in celebration."
"Soul Jah Love was really the GOAT that he thought he was. Rest in peace King."
"A huge blow to the music industry, us the music lovers and the nation at large. One of the finest artists to ever exist in Zim dancehall has departed. My heartfelt condolences to the Musaka family and friends on the sad passing on of Soul Jah Love. Rest In Power ChiBaba."
Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian music industry witnessed a great loss as 2020 came to an end. A fast-rising music artiste called Kobbe was reported dead after battling a brief illness.
The late music star's brother, Yusuf Adepitan, shared the sad news and prayed for his soul to rest in peace.
Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at Legit.ng with over three years of working experience in the media industry.
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