Is Suffocate leaving Rhythm City?

Mduduzi Mabaso portrays one of Rhythm City’s longest-running characters, Suffocate, and, despite having taken on other roles throughout his career, has no plans of leaving the show soon.

Mduduzi Mabaso has portrayed the highly popular character of Suffocate on eTV’s Rhythm City for over 13 years, with rumours of his departure being a topic of conversation throughout his time on the show. The streetwise character has narrowly escaped death on numerous occasions, but has always managed to come out triumphant in the end.

Whilst on Rhythm City, Mduduzi has also taken supporting roles on other weeknight soapies, such as eTV’s Imbewu, causing fans to speculate that he attempted to explore other opportunities away from the show. The 44-year-old actor has addressed the rumours numerous times in local media reports, and claimed that he has given his full loyalty to the eTV series, despite taking on other roles. According to the previews of the upcoming episodes of Rhythm City, Suffocate still remains a prominent character, with no plans of him being killed off in the near future.