Police have confirmed that a woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of Skwatta Kamp member Nkululeko Habedi, aka Flabba.The South African Police Service confirmed on Twitter that he was stabbed yesterday and that a woman a�� believed to be his girlfriend a�� has appeared in court charged with murder and will be back on dock on 17 March.
a�?#sapsGP Nkululeko Habedi, aka FLABBA, was stabbed & passed away; a woman is in custody,a�? the SA Police Service tweeted.
Gauteng police confirmed that the musician was stabbed to death a�� allegedly by his girlfriend a�� in the early hours of this morning, in Alexandra.
a�?At this stage we can confirm that a well-known musician was allegedly stabbed to death,a�? spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Katlego Mogale said.
a�?His girlfriend is in custody and she is expected to appear in court soon.a�?
South African celebrities, fellow musicians and fans have taken to social media to express their condolences and shock, as the news of his death broke early this morning.
Musos, celebrities and fans have reacted in shock and disbelief.
Habedi (38) was one of the founding members of Skwatta Kamp, which is largely credited with revolutionising the South African hip-hop industry.
Skwatta Kampa��s Siyabonga a�?Slikoura�? Metane confirmed the death.
a�?I just got a call from his family. I will be on my way to his familya��s home,a�? he was quoted as saying.
He would not comment on the events leading up to Habedia��s death, but confirmed that he was with him yesterday, at the birthday party of fellow band mate Lebo a�?Shugasmakxa�? Mothibe and rapper JR. a��Zalebs