SA rapper Flabba killed, allegedly by girlfriend

Johannesburg, 09 March 2015 - Tributes are pouring in for slain rapper Nkululeko 'Flabba' Habedi. The Skwatta Kamp musician was stabbed to death on Monday morning. 
His girlfriend has been arrested in connection with his death. Video: eNCA
9 March 2015 - Renowned South African rapper Nkululeko Habedi, known as Flabba, has been stabbed to death. Condolences are pouring in from artists and fans across the country. Flabba found fame as a member of award-winning rap group Skwatta Kamp Video: eNCA
9 March 2015 - Police say Nkululeko Habedi’s girlfriend is a suspect in his death. They believe there may have been a domestic dispute. Other witnesses are also being questioned. Video: eNCA
Johannesburg, 09 March 2015 - Fellow Skwatta Kamp member Slikour says he cannot believe the tragedy of Flabba’s death and the pain is unbearable. Video: eNCA
Johannesburg, 09 March 2015 - The local music industry is mourning one of its own. 
Rapper Nkululeko “Flabba” Habedi was a founding member of Skwatta Kamp. Let's take a look at some of the group's achievements. Video: eNCA
Hip Hop artist Nkululeko Habedi, best known to his fans as Flabba, has died Photo: Facebook / FlabbaSA

Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information.

JOHANNESBURG - Skwatta Kamp member Nkululeko Habedi better known as Flabba, has died. He was 38 years old.

The artist was stabbed to death at his family home in Alexandra in the early hours of Monday morning.

Police have confirmed that they have taken a woman, believed to be Habedi's girlfriend, in for questioning in relation to the murder.

Habedi rose to fame as part of award-winnning rap group Skwatta Kamp which was founded in 1996.

Rapper, group member and close friend Siyabonga “Slikour” Metane confirmed the death, “I just got a call from his family. I will be on my way to his family’s home.”

Fans and friends have taken to social media to send their condolences.


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