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Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse Says He Is Devastated By The Death Of Ray Phiri

Celebrities have also taken to social media to pay tribute to Phiri.

12/07/2017 10:19 SAST | Updated 12/07/2017 12:15 SAST
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Fellow musician and friend of world-renowned music legend Ray Phiri, Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse has taken to Twitter to express sadness following the 70-year-old's death.

Mabuse, also a legendary musician, said he was too devastated by Phiri's passing.

He wrote, "I have no words on the loss of my dear friend Ray Phiri. I am too devastated and I am at a loss for words".

Phiri's death has sent shockwaves across South Africa.

Celebrities have also taken to social media to pay loving tributes to Phiri, who was a founding member and vocalist of the band, Stimela.

Here some of the most touching and fitting messages celebs have since shared on social media: