John De’Mathew: Kikuyu benga maestro dies in tragic road accident


Kikuyu benga musician John Ng’ang’a, fondly known by his stage name as John De’Mathew has passed on.

De’Mathew died after being involved in a tragic road accident at Blue Post hotel along Thika Super Highway on Sunday evening, August 18.

According to Thika Base Commander, Elenah Wamuyu, the musician’s car rammed into a lorry on his way from a fundraiser in support of a fellow musician.

He was however pronounced dead shortly after being rushed to Thika Nursing Home for treatment.


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