Big Deal: Nameless Leads Kenyan Artistes in Recording Tribute Song for Late E-Sir

  • E-Sir’s tribute song featured legends such as Nameless, Wahu, Big Pin, Mr Lenny, Talia Oyando and Nyashinski
  • The group did not leave out newcomers as they also tagged along with gengetone’s Ochungulo Family and Trio Mio
  • Nameless and company have been putting final touches on the music video which is set to drop soon

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Revered Kenyan musician David Mathenge, known to many as Nameless, has brought together various Kenyan artistes in a tribute song dedicated to his best friend, the late E-Sir.

E-Sir died in 2003 in a grisly road accident.
Nameless, other legendary musicians and some gengetone artists are working on an E-Sir tribute song. Photo: Nameless Kenya.
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E-Sir the great has learnt Nameless, together with his wife Wahu, legendary acts such as Juacali, Mr Lenny, Big Pin, Wyre, Nyashinski, and Talia Oyando have been in the studio working on an E-Sir tribute song, whose name is still under wraps.

The legends did not want to steal the shine as they also tagged along with sensational gengetone stars such as Trio Mio and the Ochungulo Family.

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The release date for the jam which has been produced by Motif The Don has not been revealed but music enthusiasts got all the feels upon learning of the project.

Some of the artists featured shared snippets of themselves working on the music video which will also feature other notable names like late E-Sir’s brother Habib, DJ Stylez among others.

Tribute song

Well, sighted photos of the behind the scenes and noticed the stars remembered E-Sir in the best way possible by flashing bandanas(which E-Sir loved to the core) and banners with the late rapper’s face.

The tribute song comes 18 years after Kenya lost one of its music gems, Issa Mmari aka E-Sir.

E-Sir died on March 16, 2003, following a grisly road accident along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

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E-Sir’s death

Late E-Sir’s friend Nameless survived the fatal accident, escaping with just a broken collarbone.

E-Sir died at the age of 21 alongside one of his friends, Kevin Kiiru Karanja.

The late rapper first made a brush with fame in 2001 with his hit song Jo, which mirrored Black Rob’s song Whoa.

E-Sir was known for his deft lyrical ability and command of the Swahili language, which he effortlessly fused in his songs.

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