Mombasa based artist Benso is dead


Mombasa music industry is mourning the death of one of its own.

Benso real name Benson Katani died today (Sunday ) early morning at the Coast General Hospital where he had been receiving some treatment.

Speaking to Ommydallah, one of his close associates DJ Tally revealed that the late Benso was suffering from pneumonia and had been admitted at the hospital since Friday.

” I was informed that he was sick but I did not take it seriously until today morning when I was called and told of his death and decided to go to the hospital where I confirmed the news” said Dj Tally.

“Its very sad, he was a very good friend and a very talented artist, its a loss for us” he added

Tally revealed that burial preparations are underway with close friends and family members already meeting.

“We will also be having a meeting on Wednesday before we travel to Taita for his burial” he charged.

Several artists have so far come out to mourn their colleague.

“Dah ama kweli kifo hakichagui Rest in Peace my brother Benso Ulikuwa Mtu mwenye ndoto kubwa na mwenye Roho yakusaidia sitaacha kukuombea kwa Mungu akulaze mahali pema peponi” posted Mswazi Masauti.




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