Tumi Tladi A Rapper Passed Away At The Age Of 30

Tumi Tladi

Tumi Tladi, a South African rapper, died on July 10 at 30. Tladi’s family confirmed the South African musician’s death in a statement:

“The family of South African hip-hop musician Itumeleng George Tladi acknowledged his untimely death today [Sunday] with tremendous regret and loss.”

The statement went on,

“Tumi was adored by his family, friends, and the whole entertainment business.” The Tladi family respectfully requests privacy during their time of mourning and asks that you remember them in your prayers.”

Tladi’s cause of death has not been disclosed, and further details regarding his funeral will be available shortly.

Everything You Need to Know About Tumi Tladi

Tumi Tladi was the son of Peter Tladi, who made substantial contributions to the growth of South Africa’s live music industry. His birth date is unclear. The latter is also the head of Mzansi’s Joy of Music jazz festival. Tladi, full name Itumeleng George Tladi, was an enthusiastic hip-hop musician whose live performances emanated enthusiasm. On March 8, he shared an Instagram video in which he is welcomed with an ovation by the audience as he walks onto the platform.

Tumi Tladi

He released the remix to his song Basadi, which featured rappers Moozlie and Rouge, in June 2020. Tumi revealed in an interview that he had no intention of recording a remix and only decided to do it after the song became a success.ย Tladi has collaborated with Mustbedunz, DA L.E.S., Tyler ICU, Luna Florentino, and Alfa Kat, among others. His most recent video for Presidential, which starred Nadia Nakai and Mustbedunz, was released on July 1. Tumi was also named one of the top choreographers owing to his unique mix of traditional South African dance routines and aesthetic understanding. He started dancing when he was 11 years old and garnered appreciation for his performances. He studied dance at Johannesburg’s Danceweb under Craig Bullock.

He collaborated with Cassper Nyovest on a music video for Will Smith and performed alongside him. Following this, he published his debut single, You Ain’t Shh, and rose to fame when it became a radio and television success. He traveled the globe dancing and even represented South Africa in the Los Angeles Carnival in West Hollywood.

Tumi Tladi

Twitter users pay tribute.

Tumi Tladi came to fame as a brilliant singer and choreographer in the entertainment world. When news of his death spread, Twitter was inundated with tributes:



Tumi’s parents, five siblings, nieces, and nephews survive him. Details concerning his personal life are still unknown.