SA Rappers React To The Passing Of Former Jam Alley Presenter V Mash. SA has once more woken up to the news of the passing of one of the greatest stars to ever grace the entertainment industry, VMash.
VMash born name Vinolia Mashego was an actress, presenter and businesswoman who basked itl the South African TV industry in 1980s and 1990s.
Friend and fellow actor Zola Hashatsi announced that Mashego died in her sleep on Friday 3 April, but the cause of death has not yet been revealed.
Mashego fell on hard times post her departure from Jam Alley in the early 2000s. Gigs dried up and she eventually was forced to move back home to live with her parents.
A few other jobs came across her path some years later, notably a role on Mzansi Magic drama Isibaya season two and most recently, as a presenter on prank show Bheka Sikumbambileon Moja Love, which premiered in March 2020 and an appearance on SABC 2 drama Giyani.
V Mash was 57 years-old.
Here’s How Rappers Reacted:
Rest In Eternal Peace Mama, uyenzile into yakho, wayibeka induku ebandla…
Azange Bangani Azange https://t.co/vO3OVGejF6
— Inja Ka Mdeva (@ZakweSA) April 6, 2020
Rest easy V Mash. Our Friday nights in front of our TV screens were lit, thanks to you. Condolences to loved ones. Modimo keyo 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/xb9SLolYCF
— Brother Bear 🐻 (@Blaklez) April 6, 2020
An icon who has gone way too soon. Rest in power to a fearless trailblazer. Thank you for your infectious energy and unshakable confidence. It inspired many. ❤️🙏🏾❤️ #RIPVMash
— #OwnYourThrone👑 (@Boity) April 6, 2020
Legend!!!! The greatest of all time!!!! No one came close!!! Spat out by our ungrateful industry. Changed the game for ever. Her style still lives in most of our presenters!!!! A great has fallen. #RIPVMash https://t.co/iY0WMMEaUO
— R.M Phoolo (@casspernyovest) April 6, 2020