Kenyans mourn the loss of Benga musician John Demathew


Our roads have once again robbed us of a great artist and musician. Top legendary Kikuyu artist cum songwriter John Ng’ang’a, alias John DeMathew, came to his untimely death driving down Thika Road. Thika Base Commander Elenah Wamuyu said Demathew’s car rammed into a lorry near Blue Post Hotel. Gatanga MP Ngugi Nduati confirmed that DeMathew was coming from a harambee held at Metro Bar in support of fellow musician Peter Kigia.

The Benga musician is well known for a plethora of songs rich in entertainment and great advice. He expressed his political views, social views and economic views through his music.

The accident has thrust the country back into mourning as messages of condolences flooded social media.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *