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WATCH: A final tribute to Nichume Siwundla

2019-06-13 14:59

Cape Town - A memorial service for singer Nichume Siwundla was held in Johannesburg on Wednesday. 

According to a statement released on behalf of the singer's record label, Top Chap Media, Nichume died following an apparent suicide.

Twitter was set ablaze on Wednesday when the Man's Not Barry Roux Twitter account shared a string of posts making accusations against Nichume's record label Top Chap Media and its CEO Mobi Dixon. 

"According to Nichume's family 'Mobi Dixon is the cause of [Nichume's] death, he is the cause why she committed suicide'," the first tweet read. 

Issuing a statement to address the accusations, Top Chap Media said: "We are aware and deeply saddened by the allegations against Top Chap Media and our CEO Mobi Dixon by Nichume's family. We will respect the wishes of the family and refrain from making any further statements or comments about Nichume."