Popular KZN Dancer and Musician Lungy Gwala Dies Unexpectedly

Popular KZN Dancer and Musician Lungy Gwala Dies Unexpectedly

In a heartbreaking turn of events, the dance and music community is mourning the untimely passing of Lungy Gwala, a renowned choreographer, dancer, and musician from KwaZulu-Natal.

Gwala, who began her dance journey as a teenager, lent her talents to renowned artists such as DJ Tira, Jobe London, Tipcee, and TDK Macassette before embarking on her own musical career. She was known for her high energy, kindness, and vibrant personality, which earned her a dedicated following.

Family Confirms Devastating News

The tragic news was confirmed by Gwala’s family, who expressed their deep devastation at her passing. They stated that she breathed her last on Tuesday evening and asked for space and compassion as they navigate this difficult time. The family added that her funeral and memorial information will be revealed in due course.

“In this time of grief, we appeal for your compassion, space, and the time to congregate as a family to decide on the upcoming days,” they stated.

Lungy Gwala Dies: Cause of Death

While the family has not yet shared the cause of Gwala’s death, they assured that they will provide more information once they have processed the news themselves. “We are still dealing with the news, we will share what happened to Lungy, we are just not okay as yet,” a friend and musician told ZiMoja. The friend added, “We will miss her so much for her high energy, kindness, and crazy personality. Lungy was born to be a star.”

A Shining Star Dimmed Too Soon

Lungy Gwala’s remarkable talent was recognized in 2021 when she was nominated for two awards at the South Africa Amapiano Music Awards, in the categories of Best Amapiano Street Dancer and Best Amapiano Dance Act. Though she did not win, her nomination was a testament to her exceptional skills and contributions to the industry.

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