“The star as he is affectionately known as Mampintsha, from multi-award-winning group Big Nuz has suffered a minor stroke a week ago upon his return from a performance with Big Nuz.
He is currently in hospital receiving medical attention and is under doctors observation,” read a statement from record label Afrotainment.
“We ask that you keep him in your prayers. Afrotainment wishes him a speedy recovery and we cannot wait for him to rock our stages again,” the statement went on to say.
Mampintsha is married to gqom artist, Babes Wodumo, whose real name is Bongekile Simelane . They have one child together.
The family has asked for privacy during this time.
Reactions from his fans
Speedy recovery Shimora bhuti ‘ 🇿🇦 M.X.O😎 🇿🇦 (@Mxolisi_Lekena) December 22, 2022 May the good Lord strengthen him& his family…may God heal him🙏
Thembi Khumalo (@Thembi48938303) December 22, 2022 My prayers are with you TakaSponge🙏🙏🙏🙏🥺🥺🥺🥺❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Nisha Keswa (@nisha_keswa) December 22, 2022 Get well soon Shimora
Sibusiso ISO Makhoba🎼🎹🎙 (@SibusisoMakho11) December 22, 2022 Just after releasing song of the year 💔 l can imagine all the bookings and gigs
NotYetUhuru✊ (@T15842645) December 22, 2022 Speedy recovery to the legend…
Nyawo zeshongololo aziphumuli😎 (@Mepho_Isinamuva) December 22, 2022