Monday, August 19, 2019- Celebrated Kikuyu musician John Ng’ang’a popularly known as John DeMathew died on Sunday evening following a tragic road crash.
The Benga maestro was driving alone in his car when he rammed into a lorry near Blue Post Hotel and was rushed to Thika Nursing Home where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
His body is being preserved at the Kenyatta University mortuary as the family plans for his final send off.
A video has emerged on social media of DeMathew’s performance on Saturday night, hours before he met his death.
Sharing the video of his performance at a local pub on Saturday night @AndyUtd wrote:
“Just Yesterday night At Our Local John DeMathew performed for us we didn't know it was his Last time Gone Too Soon”
Watch the video below.
Just Yesterday night At Our Local John DeMathew performed for us We didn't know it was his Last time Gone Too Soon... 😪😪😪 #RIPDemathew pic.twitter.com/lQ2eg9kBR7— ANDY (@AndyUtd_) August 18, 2019
The Kenyan DAILY POST.