The gospel star was admitted to Fourways Life hospital where he was diagnosed with kidney failure‚ and was later moved to ICU.
As friends‚ fans and colleagues struggle to accept the news‚ his family have released a statement detailing his last moments.
“He unfortunately took his last breath at 9.30 am on Monday morning in the presence and arms of his loving wife Ayanda Ncwane‚” read part of the statement.
The statement went on to add that funeral and memorial details will be announced in due course.
Thousands of fans have inundated social media with an outpouring of tributes in honour of the icon.