Deceased singer Christian of the Longombas(Photo/Courtesy)
Music fans were left in shock last evening after the death of legendary singer Christian of the Longombas was announced by his brother Lovy. Christian died while undergoing treatment in one of the hospitals in Los Angeles.
Lovy took to social media and posted the sad news of his brother's demise saying, "To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord. I love you Christian ,My brother, my friend & partner but Jesus loves you more. Enjoy Heaven.”
Kenyans from all walks of life led by renowned celebrities took to social media to mourn the deceased singer who was one of the pioneers of the Kenyan music industry. Mambo Mseto presenter Willy M Tuva is among the notable celebrities who have mourned Christian.
Tuva revealed that the death of Christian has shocked him and further narrated how he flew all the way to Los Angeles, California to interview him after he underwent a brain surgery in 2015.
Tuva said that he still remembers the warm reception that he got from Christian.
"Im still in shock. I remember with the help of my boss Fred Afune, flying all the way to Los Angeles, California just to talk to Christian after his surgery. I was so happy to see him better. I remember how he received me. Condolences to the family,'' he posted on Twitter.
Christian was diagnosed with brain tumour in 2015 after he suffered a seizure. He has been in and out of hospital since then until God rested his soul yesterday at around 7PM. His brother Lovy was at his bed side when he died.
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