Josphat Weldon Cheruiyot alias Keneni International (Jazz Band) of the popular “Samantha” and “Woi Chamyet Ko Ki Nee We!” hit songs that sends fans screaming in joy is no more! Him, alongside other 6 artists died on the spot in a grisly road accident along Nakuru – Eldoret Highway. They were heading to perform in Soja Bar Iloti.
Mabengo, Sun star, Dj Nico En Embassy and three dancers perished in the accident after a Toyota Probox car that they were travelling in collided head on with a truck while they were overtaking. More shocking is a post by DJ Nicco has posted on facebook on 3rd December at 3:45 PM. The post that ended with the words “Na nimeenda” has raised shock among some fans about the power of the words and death premonition.
May their souls rest in eternal peace.
This writer will remember Keneni for the favourite “Tago Tai, Tago Mbele” song.
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