Family, friends and fans alike took to social media to share messages of condolences:
I can’t believe what I’m hearing. Pelo ya ka e rotha kutlo botlhoko. Was with him late last year and now he is no more. Radio has yet lost another talent in former @motswedingfm and @northwestfm898 dj Chris Matshaba Condolences to the Matshaba family. #RIPChrisMatshaba
— Karabo Molotlegi (@KaraboMolotlegi) February 11, 2018
The first time i heared about you it was on The Movement Satisfaction with the Great late Chris Mashaba @SirMaxSA may his soul rest in eternal peace.I have drawn a lot of inspiration from Mr Mashaba, he was a radio legend #RIPChrisMatshaba .
— Bongani S Dhlamini (@BonganiStevenD) February 11, 2018
— Kedumetse Makape (@amogee) February 12, 2018
I remember the radio show on motsweding hosted by Tshepo Maseko and the late Chris Matshaba, it was one of the best of its time. #RIPChrisMatshaba
— Mmamasedi Wa Barolong (@ThatsoPule) February 11, 2018
You made radio simple..
But this came as a shock.
Condolences to all your fans,friends and mostly your family💔💔💔#RipChrisMatshaba
— Khauhelo Motsoari (@WaNneteMotsoari) February 10, 2018
Our heartfelt condolences go out to his wife, children, family, friends, fans and loved ones. May his precious soul rest in peace.