The news of his death were broken by popular radio presenter Jeff Kuria who wrote that the musician had been fighting for his life in the ICU for a long period.
"Mariru hit maker and Music Producer Albert Gacheru Wamaitu is gone he has been in ICU for long. Rest In Peace Ithe wa Kiarie." Wrote Jeff Kuria on social media.
Popular pastor Muturi wa Muiru on the other hand wrote a message of condolence to the family of the late artist.
Albert Gicheru will be remembered for songs like Mwendwa wakwa marirù, Mumunya, Hurry Hurry Waithera, indo ciakwa ikìhia, Gathangaraiti, Mùka mweru.
All his songs contained great teachings and were mainly played during joyous ocasions.
The kikuyu music industry has surely lost a legend. The opera news hub family sends sincere condolences to the family of the late musician. May his soul rest in peace and may God grant Albert Gicheru eternal rest.
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