Malibongwe Gcwabe a gospel artist and a pastor at The Remnant Ministries dies. The Eastern Cape based gospel artist was aged 55 years.
Gcwabe died at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital on Wednesday, his assistant manager Lucky Shingwe confirmed.
“I can confirm that Malibongwe has passed away today. We are here at Makiwane (CMH) with his wife,” he said.
Malibongwe Gcwabe succumbed to chest related problems and passed away. The Enkosi Bawo hitmaker was taken to hospital and passed on the same day.
He said Gcwabe’s death was a huge loss.
“The whole thing is still very fresh. I am still struggling to believe it,” he said.
Malibongwe Gcwabe started his music career in 1995 as one of the lead vocalists of the popular East London based gospel outfit Youth with Mission.
He and Khanyisa Sabuka were the voices behind the success of the group, which became a household name.
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He quit the group after releasing seven albums to focus on his solo career.
Gcwabe released his first album, Umlilo, in 2002.
A few years later he established his own music label Malibongwe Music Production where he released popular songs like Siyakudumisa, Taru Bawo and Calvary.
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