“Starting the year with a loss of a radio legend. RIP Chilli M, your contribution to the radio industry will never go unnoticed nor will it ever be forgotten!”
Tributes are pouring in for radio veteran, Chilli M, who died on Thursday at a Johannesburg hospital.
The former Ukhozi FM DJ was rushed to hospital on Thursday morning and died later that day.
A close friend of Chilli's, Isaac Sithole, confirmed to TshisaLIVE that he died from natural causes and will be buried next week Saturday.
Since the news of the host's death, fans have flooded social media with tributes to the radio personality.
— Themba L Masondo (@Themba777) January 3, 2020
Man he used driver Dineo Ranaka crazy on their show
REST IN PEACE CHILLI M aka DADDY
One of the best voice to ever hit radio!! pic.twitter.com/cG3cLd5faP
— COURIER WITH HOBO (@hobo_group) January 3, 2020
Chilli M has passed??? OMG, I grew up listening to that dude while he was still on the real @Yfm back in the days. He was a radio legend, not a perfect one but a DAMN Great one. Rest easy Daddy Osebenzile 🙏🏽 #RIPChilliM pic.twitter.com/Xjs49I7qZr
— Lloyd Molefe (@LloydMolefe) January 3, 2020
— 𝕳𝖊𝖗 𝕸𝖆𝖏𝖊𝖘𝖙𝖞 🕯️📿🌟 (@Mpumza2828) January 3, 2020
Just heard the devastating news that Chilli M, Vukani is no more. This is so sad man! Eish
— Macfarlane Moleli🇮🇹 (@macmoleli) January 3, 2020
The reason I got into radio. The first person to put me on air as an official mix Dj.
I guess he was coming to say good bye last month. 💔
— #WhyYouMad (@DjZanD) January 3, 2020
RIP Chilli M one of the greatest to ever do it,a true inspiration💔 pic.twitter.com/UTybtHgsSi
— KingSfiso (@kingsfiso) January 3, 2020
Starting the year with a loss of a radio legend 😨💔💔… RIP Chilli M your contribution to the Radio industry will never go unnoticed nor will it ever be forgotten! pic.twitter.com/maDhKrciiw
— Mrs Messi 🐐 (@JacintaNgobese) January 3, 2020