Mzansi is still in shock from the news of Gee Six Five aka Olpha Selepe’s passing.
The gogo became a household name after she released her banging new track, Obani Laba Bantu.
The family has released a statement about the passing of the elderly woman. They confirmed that Selepe passed away in Durban while self-isolating after being diagnosed with Covid-19 on Monday, 7 December.
The statement further detailed Selepe’s life and achievements. The 65-year-old was a retired teacher and previously worked as a school principal. Her career did not end there, she also headed up Northdale TVET college in Pietermaritzburg.
Selepe was described as a “sharp dresser, hard worker and lover of life”. She leaves behind three children, a number of grandchildren, her sister, nieces and nephews.
— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) December 9, 2020