Former Jozi And YoTV Member Luther ‘Crazy Lu’ Cohen Has Died

Luther Cohen known as Crazy Lu / Photo file: Screengrab

Former Jozi and YoTV member Luther ‘Crazy Lu’ Cohen has died, his family confirmed to a journalist on Friday night.

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Crazy Lu’s sibling, Marvin Cohen, the former producer on SABC 1 entertainment show Live Amp, said they were informed about his death at around 3 on Friday morning.

“All we know is that he died at 3 this morning [Friday] from an apparent asthma attack. He’s been an asthmatic his whole life. A year ago he fell into a coma from a bad attack,” said Marvin.

He included that the family would travel to Cambodia on Sunday. Crazy Lu has been living in East Asia country for the past three years.

Former Jozi member Da L.E.S and different individuals from the hip-hop community have overflowed social media with tributes to Crazy Lu.

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Da L.E.S stated, “Rest in peace brother. Very big condolence goes out to the Cohen family. Terribly sorry we couldn’t connect when you were alive. Life’s short.”

“Our condolences go out to the family, friends, and supporters of Luther “Crazy Lu” Cohen. Thank you for your influence in the SA hip-hop scene. @TheMarvinCohen your #LiveAMPis here for you,” the show said on its official Twitter account.

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