Brenda Fassie’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 3, 1964

Death Date

May 9, 2004

Age of Death

39 years

Cause of Death

Cocaine Overdose


Pop Singer

The pop singer Brenda Fassie died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Afropop artist who wrote and performed anti-apartheid songs and sang “Weekend Special” and “Too Late for Mama.”

She grew up in Langa, Cape Town with eight older siblings. Later on in life she was briefly married to Nhlanhla Mbambo.



“I’d been shouting and shouting and no-one wanted to hear me.” (Brenda Fassie)


“I’m a shocker. I like to create controversy. It’s my trademark.” (Brenda Fassie)


“I’d rather have happiness than money. People ask for it. Sometimes when I don’t have it. I make other people’s problems my problem because they want me to; they ask me to.” (Brenda Fassie)


“I’m so good and so loving that men don’t believe it.” (Brenda Fassie)


“I wanna be loved. I just wanna be loved.” (Brenda Fassie)