Amapiano Star Gee Six Five Dies, Weeks After Finding Fame

The 65-year-old rose to popularity with her song 'Obani Lababantu'. The track quickly became a hit with social media users, who adopted the phrase. Gee Six Five was a retired teacher, who was pursuing her doctorate in higher education.

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The 65-year-old academic and Amapiano star Olpha “Gee Six Five” Selepe has died, just weeks after finding fame across Mzansi with her hit single Obani Labantu.

The sad news was confirmed by her niece Sbu Mpungose in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

“My beloved aunt, MumNcane who many of you know as Gee Six Five, is no more. She displayed leadership throughout her life, was the epitome of fearlessness and inspired many with her single Obani Labantu. Mthiya, Shandu kaNdaba, Sontshikazi. RIP Gee Six Five,” she wrote in a short statement on social media.

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The 65-year-old rose to popularity with her song ‘Obani Lababantu’. The track quickly became a hit with social media users, who adopted the phrase. Gee Six Five was a retired teacher, who was pursuing her doctorate in higher education.

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