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The night the music died: Nkululeko "Flabba" Habedi

Season 1, Ep. 18

The subject of today’s episode is Nkululeko Habedi – also known by his musical persona or nickname “Flabba.” Flabba’s case attracted a lot of media attention, because he was already famous as a member of the South African hip-hop collective Skwatta Kamp, and for his work as a solo artist. On the evening of March 8 2015, Flabba, his girlfriend Sindi and some of their friends, are all set for a night out at one of Joburg’s swankiest spots – The Sands, in Sandton. But the night would end in his death - a death that sparked a national debate about self defence versus premeditated murder...




Sources:

https://www.iol.co.za/news/i-was-there-the-night-flabba-was-killed-1911965

https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/murder-shattered-flabbas-family-1995987

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/lifestyle/music/skwatta-kamp-hip-hop-shugasmakx-new-album-the-clap-song-flabba-nish/

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2015-03-14-flabba-crazy-gifted-loving2/

https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/opinion-and-analysis/2015-03-15-obituary-nkululeko-flabba-habedi-rapper-who-found-art-in-the-ghetto/

https://www.enca.com/south-africa/flabbas-girlfriend-tempers-were-high-fatal-stabbing

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2015-09-23-sindisiwe-and-flabba-how-love-affair-went-wrong/

https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/if-flabba-didnt-die-sindi-would-be-dead-1949559

https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/sindis-rights-infringed-says-lawyer-1915866

https://roodepoortrecord.co.za/2015/09/17/day-8-flabba-trial-and-i-stabbed-him-2/

https://www.all4women.co.za/490546/news/south-african-news/flabbas-girlfriend-felt-degraded-and-disrespected-by-him

https://www.news24.com/News24/flabbas-killer-expected-longer-jail-term-20160311




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