In case you missed it, Gospel star Lundi has passed on. Lundi died in the early hour of Friday morning surrounded by family. The singer lived quite a public life but there are things you might still not know about him. 5 things you might not know about Lundi Tyamara.

1. Lundi was began his musical career as a background singer for Rebecca Malope and was scouted by producer Tshepo Nzimande, who later helped Lundi launch his first ever solo album.

2. Lundi was one of a handful of South African Artists who exceeded unit sales of one million, with every release having exceeded double platinum.

3. The Gospel star had 11 studio albums, a Live DVD and two compilation albums under his belt over a musical career spanned over 18 years.

4. He was charitable. In 2005 Lundi raised R30 000 from the four shows to help a woman whose husband had thrown acid on her face, greatly injuring her and landing her in hospital.

5. Lundi died at the age of 38.