Habedi, real named Nkuli passed on after being stabbed to death by his girlfriend in her Alexandra home in Gauteng province.
The last time I had a long chat with him was two weeks ago and he told me they broke up,”said Slikour in an interview with Jacaranda.
eNCA said that his former rapmate, Siyabonga ‘Slikour’ Metane confirmed the death.
“I just got a call from his family. I will be on my way to his family’s home.”
He said that he cannot give details around Flabba’s death.
“I don’t think I am in a shape to talk about it, all I know, whatever happened, is that I have lost a friend.
“Whatever the story is, he is not coming back,” said the emotional Slikour.
Flabba is one of the founding members of South African rap group Skwatta Camp which opened a new chapter for SA hip hop with their debut album “wash’umkhukhu” in 2007.
As a solo artist Flabba released his solo project titled ‘Flabba vs Nkuli” on which he was nominated and won a metro award for best hip hop song.
It is understood that Flabba had two children.
Slikour said that Flabba was a genuine person.
“Everything about him is genuine, whether he was angry, whether he was he was happy. He generally had a big heart, he was a good guy.
“In Skwatta Kamp he was the most independent thinker and he just got a big heart. He had a big heart,” said Slikour.
According to SAPolice the woman who is a suspect in this case has been arrested.
Additional reporting: The Sowetan.