Kwaito star Sipho Ndlovu, popularly known as Brickz, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of raping a 17-year-old relative in 2013.
The celebrity was found guilty of raping his 17-year-old niece at his home in Johannesburg in November 2013.
The woman who is now 22, said in a statement that she was not coping well after the rape. She was allegedly suicidal.
His R50 000 bail was revoked after the conviction.
Brickz’ legal team immediately said it would be appealing the conviction as well as the sentence.