Fans, family and friends are gathering at Bassline in Newtown to pay tribute to Skwatta Kamp rapper, Nkululeko Habedi aka Flabba.
Flabba's funeral will be on Sunday. More details to follow.
#Flabba Rapper turned pastor Mr. Selwyn prays for peace during the trial. "May we not act out of anger." GW pic.twitter.com/MCkkNrTQfv— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) March 11, 2015
#Flabba Rapper turned pastor Mr. Selwyn prays for peace during the trial. "May we not act out of anger." GW pic.twitter.com/MCkkNrTQfv
#FlabbaMemorial former rapper Selwyn closes the memorial with a mini sermon about the late Nkululeko Habedi pic.twitter.com/h6yWmLIsQs— Star Reporter (@ReporterStar) March 11, 2015
#FlabbaMemorial former rapper Selwyn closes the memorial with a mini sermon about the late Nkululeko Habedi pic.twitter.com/h6yWmLIsQs
Dr Smile, Alex on stage saying a prayer in Setswana.
Peter thanks everyone for attending the memorial.
A montage of Flabba's life plays.
Two more items on the programme - a montage and a closing prayer.
JR says they will still shoot the music video for the single.
Flabba's last single, Nayinkinga, being played.
JR talking about the plans he and Flabba had for his career this year.
Kwesta joins Skwatta Kamp to perform Do Like I Do, one of the last songs #Flabba recorded pic.twitter.com/99Rq32oYdQ— DRUM Magazine (@DrumMagazine) March 11, 2015
Kwesta joins Skwatta Kamp to perform Do Like I Do, one of the last songs #Flabba recorded pic.twitter.com/99Rq32oYdQ
Kwesta takes to the stage to perform one of the last songs Flabba featured on Do It Like I Do.
Bozza: 'Flabba had a beautiful heart.'
Bozza says #Flabba would swear a lot and he asked him why? pic.twitter.com/TfeQgsua2f— Ntombi Mlangeni (@Ntombi_Mlangeni) March 11, 2015
Bozza says #Flabba would swear a lot and he asked him why? pic.twitter.com/TfeQgsua2f
Bozza now talking about Flabba.
Slikour tells Flabba's daughter that everything will be okay and that Flabba just wanted them to be okay. They are all he really cared about.
Slikour: 'He is what a unique rapper is globally. There will never be another Flabba.'
Slikour: 'He never needed the industry, the industry needed him.'
Slikour: 'He was coming back but maybe he just saying goodbye. He was saying goodbye through his music.'
Slikour: 'Flabba was was so good he never had to work hard.'
Slikour now talking about Flabba.
Shuga: 'Too many stories, we will never finish if we start...'
Shuga: 'Flabba was one of the greatest.'
Shuga has the crowd laughing with funny stories about Flabba.
Shuga says Flabba's first stage name was 'Hound'.
Skwatta Kamp on stage.
Swatta Kamp on stage. #FlabbaMemorial pic.twitter.com/3thPztSUEU— Ntombi Mlangeni (@Ntombi_Mlangeni) March 11, 2015
Swatta Kamp on stage. #FlabbaMemorial pic.twitter.com/3thPztSUEU
Shugasmakx recites a Flabba lyric about Yvonne Chaka Chaka and recalls when they first met her.
Skwatta Kamp takes the stage.
Linch says #Flabba came up with the name of the group Skwatta Kamp, he was the inspiration #FlabbaMemorial.— Jacaranda Newsteam (@JacaNews) March 11, 2015
Linch says #Flabba came up with the name of the group Skwatta Kamp, he was the inspiration #FlabbaMemorial.
A montage of Flabba being shown.
Peter says Skwatta Kamp will be on Channel O's Stripped Down this weekend.
Yvonne: 'He’s just gone to sleep, I am 30 years in the industry but I do respect young musicians. I want to say to government: give our children the support you give to 50 cent, that you will give to Jay Z when he comes.'
MC introduces himself as Peter Linch Skwatta Kamp's manager.
He recites Ecclesiastes 3.
Yvonne performs Summertime.
Yvonne takes the opportunity to tell the government to treat South African artists the same as international acts.
Amu: 'As hip hop we’ve been through a lot of struggles, and I am happy the media is here to see how much love we have and how much love we get from people. One thing about Nkuli, he represented Alex.'
Yvonne Chaka Chaka on stage now paying tribute.
Amu says Flabba would take a bullet for his friends.
Amu gets emotional during his tribute.
Ramesh: 'A person doesn't die they set like the sunset.'
Flabba had Ubuntu and he was real!
Ramesh: "If anyone has known him, you can’t mourn him, you can only celebrate his life. Every memory is indeed a happy memory."
Ramesh says after meeting Flabba he went to the studio to record a diss track.
Ramesh recalls how he and Flabba met.
He wanted to meet Flabba after hearing a track by Skwatta Kamp with the lyrics, 'Alex makes Hillbrow look like Disneyland'.
Friends Amu and Ramesh take to the stage to pay tribute.
MC asks the media to open up their ears today and to hear what is being said about Flabba.
MaxHoba asks the crowd to join in on the next song as he performs a popular hymn.
Fans remember Flabba through song.
Watch The Juice's video here.
Musical tribute by MaxHoba.
MC says Flabba was funny, he always had a joke and a smile and he talked a lot of smack.
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