Music Producer Bojo Mujo Dies After a Short Illness


By Oliver Ngwenya    01-Feb-2015 22:36 UTC+02:00
Jacky Lehlake, better known as Bojo Mojo died in Pretoria  Image: Sunday World

Jacky Lehlake, better known as Bojo Mujo, has died after a short illness.
Image: Sunday World

As the South African entertainment industry was still in shock following the news of the passing on of Zimbabwean born Top Billing presenter, Simbarashe ‘Simba’ Mhere, there arrived news that on the same day, they had been robbed of another entertainment guru, namely, Bojo Mujo.

The music producer and DJ is said to have passed on in Pretoria after a short illness surrounded by his family. There was, however, very little information about the nature of his illness or how long his illness has been but there is speculation among members of the public and in social media circles that the Dj’s disappearance from the public domain may have much to do with his short illness.

According to his manager, Sello Lehlake, the music star died peacefully on Saturday at around 5 am in Pretoria surrounded by his family. He added that even though he was not going to be around, Bojo Mujo, whose real name was Jacky Lehlake, his music would live among his fans forever. He was known for his music like Summer Rain, Hlonolofatsa and Thando Lwami among others.

Despite the fact that several fans prophesed ignorance about who Bojo Mujo was, particularly on Twitter, it was clear that his music was consumed quite a lot, particularly in the townships. However, what has come out very clearly was the lack of recognition that he was accorded. He was aware of it all but he never let all of this bother him much. He even pointed this out and said that it did not bother him as it allowed him to mix and mingle with members of the public at will.

When quizzed about how he had arrived at the name Bojo Mujo, he spun quite an elaborate tale which culminated on how, after choosing for himself the name Bujo Mojo, many people had erred and called him Bojo Mujo which resulted in it sticking. This, in a long way, shows how the man was in the music industry to make his fans happy. He is survived by a son, Koketso.


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  1. lucy says:

    may ur soul rip bujo

  2. Ofentse says:

    Pretoria will never be the same without you buddy, RiP :'(

  3. maropeng vincent nyakala says:

    The nation and music industry lost an icon and we will always remember you,RIP jacky lehlake aka Bojo Mujo

  4. Bokkie Moali says:

    May your Soul R.I.P bro Bojo

  5. Mondli Ngomane says:

    my deepest condolences to th family of th late singr Bojo may ur soil rest in peace n God please heal th brokens hurt n b wt thm in terms of sorrow

  6. Sello James Makoaba says:

    May your soul rest in peace…, Free State and especially Botshabelo is going to miss you and your good music…, #Legendary you’re…

  7. Sandiso Mkhatshwa says:

    Rest in peace. We learn music by you.

  8. Harry says:

    Rest in peace bojo mujo

  9. Kgakoa says:

    Robala ka kgotso Bojo mujo we will miss u .

  10. Dee says:

    May ur soul rest in peace Bojo

  11. djmudhifo monyela says:

    May ya soul rest in peace

  12. otiss Moremi says:

    R.I.P man bojo..

  13. shimmy morena says:

    May ur soul rest in peace big brother …we wll alwys miss u ..

  14. michael selotole says:

    My fererite artist bojo mujo r I p alway I remember tea key le ma eli go foward like bojo mujo sorry

  15. Thembi says:

    My sincere condolence to the family and friends RIP Bojo mujo

  16. Moyahabo makala says:

    Rest in pease bojo mujo,SA e lahlehetswe ke icon.

  17. Ma eightyfive wordplay ginuse says:

    Angeke ngizengphinde ngilulahle uthando olunjena….. I will miss u my king R.I.P #bojo

  18. tsholo/cena says:

    Robala sentle senatla sa kwaito I will rmmbr u ka marry me.n kere family family n frnds b strong n rmmbr modimo o tseya se sekhatlhang matlho a rona RIP

  19. Ntharbie magolego says:

    R.i.p bojo mojo….will miss u

  20. Charles Matlou says:

    rest in peace I will always remember you with your songs.

  21. Sbusiso zulu says:

    Brother RIP i hope u in gud pleace am stil ur fans

  22. siphesihle says:

    may ur soul rest in peace king bojo mujo

  23. Fresca says:

    Rest in peace xigubu xa pitori

  24. Luyanda says:

    u wil b missed a lot Bujo Mujo,may yo soul rest in peace

  25. Mbongeni says:

    P.I.P BOJO MUJO sizokukhumbula njalo ngezingoma zakho ezithinta iinhliziyo zethu

  26. MULOVHEDZI PHUMUDZO says:

    WTH A BROKEN HRT,,,,,,,,,,,TRAVEL WEL BOJO MOJO WE WIL MET,,,,,,,,,,,,GOD MEND UR SOUL,,,,,ROBALE KA KGOTSO,GUDBYE

  27. elisa mabidilala says:

    may ur soul rest in peace bojo mujo n we’ll rmmbr u n ur songs we lv u all,family n 4rnds we all cry wth u coz ur nt da only1 who lost we lost too n u’ll be strng(bojo mujo 2us u’ll be in our hrt/ROBALA KA KHUTSO JACKY)

  28. montell says:

    May your soul rest in peace

  29. Anonymous says:

    Gone too soon

  30. rabothata fortune says:

    may ur soul rip…u rocked our world wth ur music…R.I.P

  31. Nono says:

    RIP Bojo Mojo u will always be missed!!

  32. benzidoh says:

    May the almighty god be with you brother, you’ll always be in our hearts nor matter what…yah nah so much I was still awaiting to hear your next coming songs. R.I.P Bujo mojo the hiro of kwaito mixed house

  33. Lepora says:

    may ur soul rest in peace ‘Bojo Mujo’

  34. elsy says:

    R.I.P Mr shine on me

  35. piet says:

    we ll always miss u brother R.I.P

  36. Sma nkosi says:

    Ulale ngoxolo….

  37. Vusie says:

    May your soul rest in peace bru,we’ll always remember you….RIP

  38. vusie says:

    Robala sentle morena wa pretoria house

  39. Dj tsepsa says:

    rest in peace bojo mojo we will alwys miss u bojo.

  40. zethu mthembu says:

    May your soul rest in peace you will always be remembered by us.

  41. Griffiths Mangweta says:

    Rest in peace Bujo Mujo you made us have great weekends at Mkhombo Dam Vaalbank/Libangeni”God cannot deprive what he can’t replace,we will rejoice wen we meey again

  42. Eliboy zakes says:

    RIP MISTER LEHLAKE they’s no one better than u when come to Dj nd all stuff…we miss u nd i was used to play my favourite track called tonkana wile badimong bosso yaka

    • KhomotsoYour name... says:

      Hey bro, do you still have that song(tonkana wile badimong) by Bojo Mujo ? I’ve looked everywhere for it but I can’t find it. Kindly let me know if you still have it.

  43. Mngadi says:

    Rip Jacky sohlala sikukhumbula

  44. Bro zola says:

    Robala ka kgotso bojo “shine on me” will b always remembered through yo music.

  45. thiza says:

    Rip bojo I espect other new album bt God tk u ealy no1 can change God plans I wll alys mic u bojo,going crazy dats my favrit track,tk ma eli sorry bafetho r I p bojo boso

  46. Richard Chirwa says:

    Your Music was superb, rip

  47. tumi seimela says:

    r.i.p bra bujo mujo we will miss u i was the biggest fan of ur music i wil rememba u ka track ya a reyeng ka maoto

  48. Richard Chirwa says:

    Your Music was superb, we really enjoyed the hits here in Malawi.RIP

  49. sharon says:

    RlP bojo…lala ngoxolo.

  50. HAPPY MASHIMBYI says:

    I WIL RMB U ALWZ

  51. sanele vanto says:

    R.I.P Ngwenya owakho umsebenzi uwgqibile..

  52. Anonymous says:

    R.i.p brthr

  53. Violet says:

    Rest in peace Bujo Mujo, my dream for seeing u is shatterd by da will of God nd thank u for da beat brada*thalabodiba and thank u*u will forever be remembered by ur hits man*cryin

  54. Percy selowe says:

    May ur soul rest in peace…

  55. mothiba says:

    Rest in peace, u will always be remembered

  56. thabza.com pilosa says:

    r.i.p broer

  57. Nwabisa Ndzeku says:

    Lala ngoxolo bhuti, ugqatso ulufezile uyakuhlala usezintliziyweni zethu

  58. Portia says:

    Rip mi brada but ur music will leave on will remember u till we meet again

  59. Thimolana Matthews Skosana says:

    I have all His albums and I have never stopped from supporting his Good work. May Jacky Lehlake ‘s soul rest in peace.

  60. Sfiso mhere says:

    Rip simba and bojo mojo

  61. David says:

    U may be gone but will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace. One Love Brother.

  62. Nolwazi says:

    RIP bobutiza sohlala sinithanda,inene isitya esihle asidleli

  63. Anonymous says:

    Bujo mujo lest in peace till we meet again, why too soon.

  64. Smith mpilingidza says:

    Lest in peace mujo till we meet again amen.

  65. portia Nkuna says:

    R.I.P brada….we always luv u

  66. Tshwarelo Isaac Semosa says:

    Rest in peace my bro we will miss u All

  67. tsholofelo says:

    to all family and frnds,be strong for it is GOD’s will ROBALA KA KGOTSO ABUTI.BOJO MUJO

  68. karabo elton says:

    may your soul RIP

  69. Jennifer Vanniekerk says:

    Rip Bujo we will miss u but ur music will linger on esp.Thando lwami

  70. Anonymous says:

    R.I P bujo mujo

  71. Vusi ndaba says:

    Rip we will miss u bojo mujo ;-(;-(

  72. Nomcebo says:

    u may be gone bt u never b 4goten may soul rest in peace man

  73. djmatex says:

    Robala ka khotso mi brthr

  74. matome says:

    Rest in peace bojo

  75. welly says:

    May ur soul rest in peace bujo

  76. phathuchedzo nenzhelele says:

    We will mic u bojo mujo,may ur soul rest in peace am so painfull

  77. sharon says:

    U may be gone but wil nevr be 4gottn,R.I.P bojo n simba

  78. innocent moshakga says:

    my hero bojo mjekana u gave me a gift that none will take away frm me,u gave me sgiqa , I pride my self in what showed us, rip jacky

  79. yvonne kalamore says:

    may ur soul rest in peace my frnd.

  80. levyt tlhompho makgolo says:

    rest in peace…. yr music will leave among us as yr fans…#SALUTE

  81. E Thubisi says:

    May your soul rest in peace Bojo Mujo….. We will miss you…..

  82. Lawrence khosa says:

    R.I.P. My brother,fewel to you Bojo mujo until we Meet again,we will dance again.

  83. willingtin says:

    May ur soul rest in peace Bojo..

  84. tebogo dzonzi says:

    Rest in peace skhokho I will always miss u with my ladies soul track

  85. Anonymous says:

    My ur soul rest in peace jacky… By j lebudi

  86. Mpho Matsieng says:

    Robala ka kgotso

  87. Dave makua says:

    may his soul RIP and we will always remembers him all time and condolences to the letlhake family and bojo s fans

  88. bontle says:

    gobala ka kgotso abuti wa gona

  89. tshepho dolo says:

    BUJO MUJO ROBALA KA KHUTXO HOME BOY.RE TLO DULA RE O GOPOLA KA DI NAKO TXOHLE RE KA SE LAHLE U MUSIC KE MMINO WO KO GO RATANG KA PELO YAKA KA MOKA.R.I.P MY BROER

  90. thandie says:

    M so hurt I loved U and yo music I used to play it back home in Zimbabwe#sad fo days#

  91. Mqhelez says:

    rest in peace man hv nthng more to say

  92. Dj Mujasto says:

    Famba kahle bojo, always in ma hrt….# mocha o chile

  93. maggie makgopa says:

    Rest in peace bojo mujo.u will always be remembered………

  94. happyson kgwetiane says:

    Frm plk, bgf, bolobedu, pta, jhb, maftown, rusty, makasi kaofela agorata boi rest in peace bojolution

  95. Anonymous says:

    u gone 2 soon may ur soul rip bojo mujo we wl mic u

  96. Refilwe Lorraine says:

    Rest in pease my brother may the God of mercy be with

  97. mvemve sabelo says:

    rest in peace bra mojo….you will always remain in our hearts

  98. Yskoud Mkhence says:

    the guy has paved a way for a lot of upcoming pta-based music producers called “Sgitcha”

  99. Amoomo Brasilia says:

    rest in peace bro.. In GOD we trust

  100. xzibit says:

    eish bathung m sorry that guy ke tsibile house music ka ene .he was my best DJ (“.”) rip my brother modimo o mogolo

  101. Sydney says:

    rest in peace king of house music

  102. Tshepo Ramakgolo says:

    Rip my brother will always remember you.your music will always rock in our hearts your the best.

  103. mandla mpofu says:

    Rest in peace my Brooda, u wl be alwz remembered by yo great work.

  104. Mzwakhe says:

    RIP brother xikwembu xibenawena

  105. nwa bob says:

    Rest in peace bojo we will alwayz love u

  106. Anonymous says:

    Rip my bro we will always mic u,when i met my husband he used 2 play thando lwami u have touched so many hearts bro i dnt believe this but its tym ur music will foreva in zim bye

  107. MZKM says:

    Wow who is going to entertain us on top billing yyyy so soon Simba a man can luk strong outside but inside is dying rip bhudi at least u have done something gud Zim is very proud of u bye

  108. Vusi ndaba madonna says:

    R i p mr acivator pretoria never be the;-(same ;-(without;-(you;-(bojo mujo”xigubu xa pitori

  109. Edson Blinky says:

    A sua alma descanca em paz! I will also remember you til we meet! !!!

  110. Cate Letsoalo says:

    Ma heart its brkn.i’l alwyz rmbr u wit”marry me”.may ur gentle soul rest in perfect peace

  111. madonna vusi says:

    I miss u bojo mujo

  112. trinity mtsungie says:

    rest in peace

  113. Dj vusi madonna says:

    I miss u bro bojo mujo

  114. Bongeka says:

    i always prayed n hoped to c him in action live, i jst cnt believe dat hz no more, i was very fond of him as a person and his music especially his best selling track “summer rain”,,u will forever be in our hearts, much love, may your soul rest in peace honey, there aint no DJ lyk u in South Africa, u were d best DJ ever, with a heart melting voice, u were gifted n u always will b remembered by us ur fans, my heart bleeds dat i nvr got a moment to c u live :'(

  115. Madonna vusi ndaba says:

    I miss u bojo mojo my bra

  116. Vusi ndaba says:

    I miss u bojo

  117. Dj madonna says:

    I miss u lehlake bojo mujo

  118. PROMISE MOHLALA says:

    MAY UR SOUL REST IN PERFECT PEACE MA BRA, I WIL ALWAYS MIS U! And ur music

  119. v says:

    pretoria is dead we miss u bujo

  120. Buntu Ginya says:

    Although you are no longer with us we still have happiness brought by you to our hearts. I really love your music. South Africa is missing you

  121. Anonymous says:

    Oh,R.I.P BROTHER I REMBR U AT ONGWEDIVA WTH PAPA DOG IN 2010

  122. Dj moss 0734920916 says:

    Sorry bra !!!!we will mic u and we still luv u and ur music,rest in peace brather ,,,,robala ka kgotso

  123. Thumeka Mbengo says:

    May ur soul rest in perfect peace my brother we’ll always love.sizohlala sikukhumbula ngomculo wakho.

  124. Vusi ndaba says:

    #I miss u bojo mujo

  125. Trabby.sh says:

    Buya kim..wl nvr 4gt u buddy,RIP.

  126. Madonna says:

    We mic u bojo mujo

  127. David says:

    May, ur soul rest in peace Bojo Moju, u r dearly missed. The music industry is definitely not the same without u.

  128. Bethuel says:

    Rip bujo i wll alws rmmbr u wth trck clld tala bodiba

  129. Dj madonna says:

    We mic u bojo mujo

  130. Vusi madonna says:

    #2017 i miss u bojo mujo

  131. bribro says:

    RIP (summer rain

  132. Vusi says:

    I miss u lehlake

  133. Vusi ndaba.sa says:

    #2018 i miss u bojo mujo

  134. tino dube says:

    Bojo…….Zorora murugare( rest in peace ) ( robala ka kgotso )

  135. Rudi says:

    Will never forget. Summer rain in the mini van from Summerstrand boardwalk to Central in 2005. Loved it!

  136. ntha says:

    may ur soul rest in peace brother

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