Tributes pour in for Reacxion

Tributes pour in for Reacxion
Tributes pour in for Reacxion

Botswana's music community has been plunged into mourning following the sudden and tragic death of Motswako artist, Tlamelo Joseph popularly known as ‘Reacxion’. Musicians and other personalities have taken to social media platforms to pay tribute to the late rapper.

Reacxion lost his life over the weekend after he was involved in a car accident along the Tlokweng-Modipane road. He died on the spot alongside a companion who is yet to be identified.Tlokweng Police Station's Assistant Superintendent Motlalepula Jimmy confirmed the tragic news to Arts&Culture.

“We are investigating an accident that was fatal and claimed two lives on Saturday night. As news has been circulating, one of the people that passed is local rapper Tlamelo Joseph as his family managed to identify his body yesterday,” Jimmy said.

She, however, highlighted that his deceased companion is yet to be identified, seizing the opportunity from the interview to appeal to members of the public to come forward and identify their body.

Meanwhile, messages of condolences and tributes continued pouring in for the musician. Celebrated house kwasa artist, Vee Mampeezy was amongst the first to pay his respects to the fallen Motswako artist via his Facebook page.

“Rest well brother, you were such a hard worker, such a hustler, you were always on your line [sic], one of the best motswako rappers. Sometimes you wonder why the good ones always die, only God knows. May God comfort your family and friends. RIP Reacxion,” Vee Mampeezy wrote.

Miss Botswana second runner-up, Sebaga Manyapetsa also penned a heartfelt tribute to the late rapper. “We were supposed to meet today (Monday). We had so many plans for collaborating and growing Mosadi Tota and ToroNtle. You introduced me to a beautiful project. Fly high tsala yame (my friend),” she said.

Public figure and TV presenter Sadi Dikgaka shared the rapper's picture and wrote, "Bro I have no words. Rest in peace, my friend".

Despite identifying his remains yesterday, Reacxion’s family is yet to make an official statement on the passing of their beloved son.

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