The year 2020 and 2021 will forever remain in the memory of Kenyans because of covid 19 infections and numerous deaths that have been registered.However, Mount Kenya people have been hit hard than any other people due to the loss of their cherished secular musicians.
Where did we go wrong ?We have just gotten into the fourth month of the year with sad news.This year have been not good for the Kikuyu musicians and also the benga lovers.The fraternity have lost 3 musicians recently.
Popular Kenyan secular musician Muriithi John walker has passed away; popular Kenyan secular musician Muriithi John walker passed away yesterday on 12th March 2021.The cause of his death is yet to be established.
The Kikuyu artists and the mugithi fans have lost famous musicians.The Kikuyu community is among the largest vernacular group in Kenya.It is also the community which have produced a lot of music artists both in the gospel sector and the secular sector.
Mugithi and Kikuyu music lovers has been thrown into grief again after a Legend Mugithi king Mr John walker passed on.Muriithi John walker is a famous Kikuyu musician known and loved many for his hit Mugithi songs.Muriithi John walker passed on after a short Illiness.
The late mugithi maestro Muriithi John Walker will be laid to rest today,16 March 2021 in his rural home at Kamweti in Gichugu,Kirinyaga County,Kameme FM reports.