Reports from Tanzania confirm that artiste Ilunga Khalifa aka CPwaa died on Sunday after losing a battle to an illness.
He was undergoing treatment at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)- the artiste was suffering from acute pneumonia.
CPwaa was an award-winning artiste who started his music career with Park Lane comprising of other artistes such as Suma Lee. The duo released hit songs including Nafasi Nyingine and Aisha. The artiste, later on, branched off and released solo projects; Action, Problem, So Pwaa, Six in the Morning, among others.
CPwaa was also one of the earliest breeds of American Hip Hop influence on Tanzanian music.
The late artiste’s discography also included an album release ‘The Album’ which debut in 2013 and had 15 songs.
Outside his music career CPwaa was an avid tech guy with a keen interest in ICT, VAS, Digital content, media monitoring, gaming, mobile money, among other tech-related interests.