Israel Mosehla: Mzansi mourns death of Gospel star
South Africa’s gospel fraternity has lost one of its liveliest worshippers after news of Israel Mosehla’s death was confirmed, on Monday.
Israel Mosehla dies: What’s the cause of death?
His wife, Millicent, confirmed the news when probed by Tshisa Live.
At this time, not much is known about the circumstances of his passing. The Mosehlas have declined numerous attempts for comment.
The family says it will issue a statement via a spokesperson soon.
Born in a family of Gospel musicians, Mosehla was destined to own his place on the big stage. The word of God and singing praise were daily events, nurtured by his parents, who were preachers and musicians.
His music career started out as one part of the five-member group G. Effect, which included his brother Isaiah. Mosehla stood out as a great promise and after years with G. Effect, he pursued his solo career where he shot into stardom.
Social media reacts to fallen Gospel star
Mosehla is renowned for songs like Kepha Ngale and Fill My Cup.
His fans took to social media to pay tribute to the fallen star. Here are some of the reactions we found on Twitter:
Sincerest condolences to the Mosehla family. We will fondly remember Pastor Israel and his ministry and legacy will continue to impact lives for generations #RIPIsraelMosehla pic.twitter.com/ZHKgdNTvrP— Dr Tumi (@DrTumi_) January 11, 2021
You sang at my dad's funeral two years ago. My heart is aching as I hear of your passing. My heart is heavy. I need grace just to get through the show today. Oh Modimo, bona bana ba hae le mofumahadi. 😭😭😭 Rest in Glory @IsraelMosehla… #monatebreakfastshow #RIPIsraelMosehla pic.twitter.com/aM1CF4rKlq— SustainedMomentum (@Twasagirl) January 11, 2021
Life is short, too many blows, the champ is gone #RIPIsraelMosehla.— Catchvibe Moatshe (@IamCatchvibe) January 11, 2021
A true worshiper 😭. Thank you blessing us with your music. The sing along, the energy you put on stage, the jokes, entertaining us on stage. Heaven has welcomed you 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/G6GFDaQRul