Entertainer and DJ, Vusi Mabuza popularly referred to as Dj Papers 707, seen together of the pioneers of creating amapiano mainstream, was laid to rest in his range in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.
He was aged 42.
His death was met with shock and great sadness by fans and therefore the show business last week Wednesday.
With limited people allowed to attend the funeral thanks to the Covid-19 regulations, the virtual service was crammed with music, dance and fond memories of the many called an excellent man.
Family member and MC Tallersette said that they had lost someone special:
“We had shared numerous moments together, there was one put last December i used to be booked across Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and Durban and that i would always meet him at those events. He was valued within the show business .”
Tallersette said before Mabuza’s passing they were getting to share the stage before and after Covid-19.
“We not saying goodbye. He will remain in our hearts. He was a really humble man with character and charisma. He did it care he would tell you thigs to your face, especially once you did something wrong he would say fix it. He wasn’t just a colleague he was my mentor, my uncle, my brother, and a father to me.”
Close friend Makhoza said they did tons of labor together from political campaigns to music gigs.
“Sometimes things happen in life and that we must ask God for a few time. He was a straight talker, he wouldn’t hesitate to mention it, even once we struggled with money we made an idea . I can say tons about him, i'm disappointed but we are laying him to rest today and only God knows why. Rest in peace.”
In paying tribute to Dj Papers 707, Makhoza played a tribute song called Papers as more relations and friends reiterated that the DJ was an excellent person.
“The earth has lost, heaven has gained,” Tallersette said.