Top Tanzanian singer Sam wa Ukweli of “Hata kwetu wapo” hit song is dead

Top Tanzanian musician Sam wa Ukweli is dead.

Sam wa Ukweli died on Wednesday night, Tanzanian showbiz personality, Millard Ayo, says.

The cause of his death is yet to be revealed, though his music producer identified as Steve says Sam wa Ukweli was ill.

Sam wa Ukweli, who topped charts with his two songs “Sina Raha” and “Hata kwetu wapo”, was overwhelmed, when he was in studio and rushed to Palestina Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where he was pronounced dead.

Sam wa Ukweli was in the process of recording a new song.

Unconfirmed reports from Tanzania claim the singer – in the recent past – feared he had been bewitched. He attributed his sickness to witchcraft performed on him by his “enemies”.

Sam wa Ukweli’s body was moved to Mwananyamala Hospital mortuary in Dar es Salaam.

“Kisiki”and “Milele” are among the latest music projects the singer released before his death.

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