Radio Veteran, Vukani, gave up the ghost on Thursday. This had occurred at a hospital in Johannesburg. The incident occurred on the same day he was brought in.
Vukani ‘Chilli M’s close friend, Isaac Sithole, confirmed his death. He stated that on Thursday morning, Vukani was rushed to the hospital but he died before the end of the day.
He also said that the cause of his death was natural. Vukani’s funeral is set to be held next week Saturday.
As the death of the former Ukhozi FM DJ is known, fans have taken to social media to pay their tributes to the radio veteran.
— Themba L Masondo (@Themba777) January 3, 2020
Chilli M has passed??? OMG, I grew up listening to that dude while he was still on the real @Yfm back in the days. He was a radio legend, not a perfect one but a DAMN Great one. Rest easy Daddy Osebenzile 🙏🏽 #RIPChilliM pic.twitter.com/Xjs49I7qZr
— Lloyd Molefe (@LloydMolefe) January 3, 2020
— Isizukulwana sakwaTshabalala🕯️📿🌟 (@Mpumza2828) January 3, 2020
RIP Chilli M one of the greatest to ever do it,a true inspiration💔 pic.twitter.com/UTybtHgsSi
— KingSfiso (@kingsfiso) January 3, 2020
RIP Chilli M. I still remember him from back in the days on YFM. When radio was lit pic.twitter.com/A1EZDslHXm
— Malusi Mnisi (@MalusiPMnisi) January 3, 2020