South African rapper Cassper Nyovest (real name Refiloe Maele Phoolo) has mourned the death of Bulawayo based rapper Cal Vin (real name Mgcini Calvin Nhliziyo) who died this morning in Bulawayo after a hit and run driver of a White Mazda Familia car with no plates ran over him in the early hours of Sunday the 25th of October.
Cassper Nyovest took to Twitter to share his condolences for Cal Vin in a tweet that said Zimbabwe has lost a passionate artist. Tweeted the award-winning rapper:
Rest in peace big dawg. Sad news. Zimbabwe rap icon Cal Vin. What a passionate guy
Cassper in 2015 featured on Cal Vin’s song Zikhupan’ and the song was a chart-topper and also won the Song of the year award at the Zimbabwe Hip Hop Awards that same year.
Meanwhile, another rapper who died on 5 October M.O The Rapper ( real name Alvin Munondo)’s song M.O Mutema’s music video was released on YouTube today. M.O The rapper succumbed to injuries sustained during an accident on 5 October but his death only came to light on social media today.