Death is considered as an enemy of the people since it robs off us our friends and family.Here is a list of some top African celebrities to suffer the hard blow of death.

Willy Paul

He is a celebrated Kenyan artist who started off in the gospel ministry before transitioning into secular, however, death has not spared him it’s wrath. One of his dancer, Smilley Aura died after getting involved in a grisly road accident, weeks after, Aura’s friend known as Joan who was also part of Willy’s dance crew died.

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Willy Paul (L) and the late Smilley Aura, Willy Paul’s dancer who lost her life in a grisly road accident. PHOTO/COURTESY


From the shoddy streets of Mathare, Bahati rose into fame to an extent of getting a chance to perform for The President where he left tongues wagging after he unseated him. Dennis Musyimi, his closest friend and a fellow dancer died after short illness.

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Kevin Bahati lost his closest friend and a fellow dancer Dennis Musyimi to a short illness. PHOTO/COURTESY

Jose Chameleone

Leonne Island CEO and also Uganda’s legend and superstar Jose Chameleone rose from being a small artist from a remote place of Uganda into him being known worldwide. Death has however not spared his close circle after he lost his brother and fellow artist AK47 and Radio who was a member of Radio and Weasel, Weasel being his brother.


Jose Chameleone’s brother Weasel has also came close to death after his musical partner Radio forming Radio and Weasel died of stroke.


South Africa’s best music group Mafikizolo, was a trio before death took one of it’s member Tebogo Madingoane who was shot dead in a road rage incident after getting into an argument with another driver.

The Mafik

Tanzania’s boy group, PASSENGER hit makers, The Mafik lost one of their member Mbalamwezi was found dead at 2am on August 15th on the shores of Indian Ocean, the cause of his death is still unknown.

Member of Tanzania’s boy group The Mafik, Mbalamwezi was found dead on the shores of Indian Ocean. PHOTO/COURTESY

Khaligraph Jones

Kenya’s Hip Hop king, Khaligraph Jones alias OG lost his artist and friend and backup vocalist Sagini who died after short illness.

Churchill Show

Churchill Show group lost one of their own fellow comedian Ayeiya who died on a road accident when travelling back to his home after their weekly churchill show recording.

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