Afrikaans mumble rapper, Angie oeh (real name Angelique Eurika Greeff), passed away on Saturday, 19 August at Life Wilgers Hospital in Pretoria. She was 24 years old.
She was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer on Monday, the 14th of August and despite successful crowdfunding efforts (which raised more than R280,000) last week, she succumbed to her illness surrounded by those she loved.
Wynand Myburgh (Angie oeh’s manager and close friend) comments
“It is very sad and very terrible to lose Angie at such a young age. Those whom have met her or have worked with her, will know how wonderful and special she was. We are not only losing a South African gem, but also a very special friend and partner.”
“I’ve had one of the biggest and most fulfilling opportunities in my life working with her. Her creativity, work ethic, lovingness and sincerity was tangible. Her music will live on and she will never be forgotten.”
Angie oeh managed to realise many of her dreams in her less than two-year-old career. At the end of 2021 her debut single, Dis Jou Wyfie, went viral on TikTok and attracted the right kind of attention.
By the end of 2022 she landed a coveted feature in a Jägermeister TV commercial, had her music synced in the Netflix series, Ludik, released two EPs and three music videos, had her music included in major playlists like Spotify’s GLOW Playlist and started playing large scale shows and honing her live performance presence.
Rest in peace Angie oeh, You refused to conform and demanded equality through your music. You will be remembered.
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