One of the celebrated South African Hip Hop artist, Cassper Nyovest has lost his father though he said the man was not his biological father. The rapper announced this today via his social media handle. He did not reveal what actually led to his demise.

The news comes just minutes after the rapper announced that he was going to be a guest judge on Idols SA.

Announcing his death on twitter in a series of tweets via his twitter handle Cassper wrote..

RIP papa. Thank you for everything. I see some people are confused about this post. I know i don’t need to explain myself but just to put the facts out, this man was not my biological father but he lived with my mom for years & he has been the man in my mom’s life for years hence he is my dad. RIP Papa Edgar.