Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, and South African anti-apartheid activist has passed away.
Winnie’s family released a statement that the “Mother of the Nation” passed at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long standing battle with diabetes.
Born and raised on the island streets of New Providence, Bahamas; H. Sylver grew up in a Haitian household that nurtured his love for music and theatrical performances, spoken word poetry, and writing. This passion gained him a spot on Island/Def Jam's Street Team, where he became an ambassador for hip hop, promoting artists like Jay-Z, Kanye West, Jeezy, Nas, Rick Ross, and many more. He has great insight and analysis of the current music scene, providing written reports on trending news, and original think pieces. He currently resides in Baltimore Maryland with his family, and is currently writing his first novel.