Popular mugithi star Mighty Salim has been pronounced dead by close family members as he was being rushed to Kenyatta National referral hospital.
Soon after news of the death spread, fans and colleagues trooped to social media platforms, with many describing Mighty Salim as a music legend who transformed the mugithi genre alongside late brother Salim Junior.
According to musician Kamande Wakioi, Salim fell ill and was rushed to Kenyatta university referral hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Kamande revealed to Mpasho on Sunday evening that Salim has been battling Kidney issues.
“MIGHTY SALIM IS INDEED DEAD, IT’S A BIG BLOW TO THE FAMILY AND WE PRAY THAT THEY ARE STRONG DURING THE HARDEST TIME,” KAMANDE SAID.
Might Salim is a brother to Sarafina Salim. Salim Young of Indo Iria Njega Niire one among others.
Last year, Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria settled for his medical bill after numerous fundraising by the family and friends failed to cater.
His death comes a day after the family celebrated the 5th anniversary of his elder brother Salim Junior on Saturday, January 23, 2021.
Last year too, the Salim family also held the burial of their elder sister who was also a musician.
By the time of his demise, Salim was living his with his wife and two children.