Leono Tsambo, the son of the late Mostwako rapper HHP was dealt another blow as his mother, Lerato Khanye died on Monday.
In the space of a month, Leano has lost both parents.
According to the Star the family spokesperson Nkululeko Ncana said, “She was sick. The family are asking for privacy at this time.”
He said the family was now committed to ensuring the 13-year-old Leano’s wellbeing.
Khanye was HHP’s long-term girlfriend before he met his customary wife Lerato Sengadi.
When the news of Khanye’s death broke, South African’s took to Twitter to plead for prayers for young Leano;
The son of the late rapper Jabulani “HHP” Tsambo‚ Leano has been dealt another tragic blow with the death of his mom Lerato Khanye, a month after losing his father. #RIPLeratoKhanye pic.twitter.com/zfEh2qBfdx
— Man’s Not Barry Roux (@AdvBarryRoux) November 26, 2018
GOD PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE WATCH OVER AND TAKE CARE OF LEANO TSAMBO! #canthisyearjustend
— GroovyP (@pH_rawX) November 26, 2018
Dear God may you send your strength & angels to be with Leano Tsambo. If we could all please take a moment to say a prayer for this boy. Grief on grief is nothing a teenager has to experience. Condolences to the Khanye family.
I don’t know how but peace find a way 💔💔💔 🕊
— Refilwe Modiselle (@vanillablaq) November 26, 2018
Dear God I pray that you be with Leano and send your holy spirit to cover and protect him through this difficult time. Let him be surrounded by people who will put his best interests before their own gain.
— Donna Motsepe (@Gali5393) November 26, 2018
Wow! What’s happening kanti? God please comfort Leano? 2018 was not kind to him, at all. Wrap him in your arms dear Lord 💔💔💔💔💔#LeratoKhanye why so soon though? 💔💔💔💔💔💔 the boy needs all the strength in the world wow 😢
— 👑 Kween Sabali 👑 (@Miss_Realist) November 26, 2018
#LeratoKhanye The news that Lerato Khanye has passed on just got my heart bleeding for Leano. I pray that Leano finds the strength to carry on in spite of losing both his parents within just over a month of each other. 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿😇
— Lebogang Mogotsi (@ellmogotsi1) November 26, 2018