EWN reports that Tshola was had been hospitalized at Teyateyaneng Hospital in Lesotho after contracting covid-19.
Tshola also famed ‘The Village Pope‘ has created some of the greatest hits through his music career. Having been in the music industry for over forty years, Tshola was also the lead vocalist of the Sankomota music band.
Condolence messages are pouring in on social media, and the South African Government has also extended its condolences to Tshola’s family, friends, and fans.
We extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and fans of the legendary singer #TshepoTshola (The Village Pope). We remember him for his classic gospel favourite ‘Ho Lokile’.
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— South African Government (@GovernmentZA) July 15, 2021
The EFF is saddened by the passing of the legendary songwriter and musician Ntate Tsepo Tshola.
We send our deepest condolences and prayers to his loved ones.
Ha Moya wa hae o robale ka Khotso.
— Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) July 15, 2021
RIP TSHEPO TSHOLA .
— Chymamusique (@Chymamusique) July 15, 2021
Rest in peace Ntate Tshepo Tshola.