Lakhe “ThisGuy ThatGuy” Somdaka died on Saturday, April 8, after being stabbed in Durban. Former OneMic 2018 contestant blossomed into the scene after the rollout of the SABC 1 music show.
Also known as The Schizophrenic Prince of Rap, ‘ThisGuy ThatGuy’ can be remembered for his tracks such as ‘Gege-Legege’, ‘With The Squaa’, ‘I’ll always have me’ and ‘SELF’ to name a few.
Slikour confirmed the heartbreaking news which has people worried due to the insecurity of SA musicians. In February, Kiernan AKA Forbes was shot and killed in Durban; Vusi Ma R5 , DJ Sumbody, and many others were killed.
Bongani Fassie escaped death after an unknown man tried stabbing him in the chest.
“I don’t know who the man is. I just saw him come at me with a panga. I was driving with a friend with my window down.”
“The guy was aiming for my chest but I grabbed him, tried to disarm him and he butchered my arm,” he adds. “He cut one of my major arteries, but I continued to fight.”
“Of course, someone wants me dead. I first received a message saying, it should have been me who died instead of AKA.”
In other news – Possible court action to force inquest into Chris Hani’s assassination
The South African Communist Party’s (SACP) General Secretary, Solly Mapaila has called for the opening of an inquest into the murder of its former General Secretary Chris Hani. Mapaila says they will even go to court if the justice minister refuses to open an inquest into Hani’s death. This came out at the 30th anniversary of the commemoration of Hani’s death at the Thomas Nkobi Memorial in Ekurhuleni.
Representatives from the SACP and its alliance partners Cosatu and the ANC, shared the stage at the event that was attended by hundreds of their members. Chris Hani widow, Limpho, has called on the ANC-led government to start paying attention to South Africans who are living in abject poverty.Learn More