HHP Suspected To Have Taken His Own Life

Yesterday the whole of South Africa stood still as the tragic news of SA hip hop legend, Jabulani Tsambo aka HHP’s, passing. The news of his death was then confirmed by his wife & publicist Lerato Sengadi. Other close friends of Jabba also added on to the confirmation of his death by mentioning that depression was what took him. Its no secret that HHP struggled with depression for a number of years and had been vocal about his battles with it. The family of Jabba have requested for some time before any other details of his death can be shared according to Sowetan HHP is suspected to have taken his own life and that his body was discovered in his bedroom by his helper. The news paper stated that in HHP’s last few hours he had spoken of how he was “losing it”. He then apparently uttered the words “I’m depressed. I’m going out of control. I’m losing it,” before ending it all.

In 2016 he actually revealed how he first attempted to end his life when he described how he waited for his children to go to school, went into his garage and tried committing suicide through carbon monoxide poisoning, which did not work after an hour of constantly inhaling the dangerous gas. He then asked his friend for his car to attempt the suicide again, which did not work again. The third time he tried committing suicide was back in 2015 after he had had a “silly” fight with his then girlfriend. He said he waited for her to leave the house and tried helium poisoning, which also didn’t work. It was also revealed that he had prepared for his death via calling his financial manager before the attempt and asking him if him & his family were covered for suicide. He said he also made sure his son’s education fund was covered for him to go to school until he was the age of 28.

Fans are still in shock as more tributes keep on pouring in from fans and the whole of South Africa. #RIPHHP

At the time of his passing he was 38-year-old. He is survived by his wife, his parents, two sisters, his son and nephew.

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