Babes Wodumo Begs DJ Tira And Danger Not To Abandon Her

It seems she has taken a page from DJ Tira's page

By  | Dec 30, 2022, 04:51 PM  | Top of the

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Gqom singer Bonbgekile "Babes Wodumo” Maphumulo has pleaded with DJ Tira and Big Nuz's remaining member Danger not to abandon her after losing her husband Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo Shimora.

The singer was speaking at her late husband's funeral service held on Friday morning at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban.

Babes Wodumo was in high spirits as she bid farewell to her husband and paid tribute to him. She delivered a moving eulogy where she begged Tira and Danger to stick with her. "Thank you, Tira for loving my husband and Danger thank you. Tira please do not abandon me and you Danger," she said.

On Thursday, DJ Tira advised Babes to get on top of the game. The musician  DJ was speaking at Mampintsha’s memorial service held on Thursday at the eThekwini Community Church in Durban. 

“Babes must go back to the top of the charts. When she joined the music industry she was charging R100,000 per gig. You [Babes] should not be comfortable [with earning less] and you need to get out of your comfort zone if you want to go back to the top. You need to work hard and have a focus. Also, we still have Sponge [Babes’ child] to raise because Mampintsha is no longer," he said.

Speaking at Mampintsha's on Thursday, Babes' father said the pair were a match made in heaven.

“Babes, in this journey of music, was put into it by Mampintsha. He trained and taught her because Babes used to be a model here in eThekwini. Before I know it there goes Babes into music with Mampintsha. I will never forget him because he groomed my child to be the successful star that she is today. He succeeded in doing that.

“There are very few people who, when they love their women, groom them ... For that reason he has left her with bread. She is able to sustain herself. Mandla built Babes and for that I'm thankful.”

Mampinstha's father also bid farewell to his son and said he was still struggling to deal with the loss.

“I’m sorry for being emotional because he was my only son and his passing still cuts deep... The way he died still pains me because he fell sick for a short period before he left us. He spoke to me during his time at hospital and assured me that he still walks with God and He still blesses him in his career. That meant a lot to me because most people would say that he lost his Christian values because of the music he was affiliated with,” said Maphumulo between taking long pauses fighting back the tears.

“God has always been with me even when I was raising him (Mampintsha). He (Mampintsha) was raised in church singing for a choir and that made him a people’s person. Wherever I went after his passing, people would give me their support and to me that meant I had raised a great man in Mampintsha,” said Maphumulo.

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