christian longombas finally laid to rest in the united states.



by Helvine Achieng March 19, 2021

Christian Longombas has now been laid to rest in the States. In an emotional eulogy, his brother Lovy wrote,

”Thank you Lord Jesus for the life of your servant & my brother Christian Longomba .He was always yours & now he has returned unto you.

Glory & honor belongs to you now & forever. Abba comfort the family & his faithful supporters, Amen.”

The Longombas brothers were one of Kenya’s best entertainers through their music.Christian, who impacted the Kenyan showbiz scene together with his brother, Christian died on Saturday after a long struggle with a brain tumor. He had been in and out of hospital before he died. The musician had undergone an operation in May 2015 but had to go through a second one after doctors found blood clots in his brain.

The Longombas became a household name in 2002 and songs like Vuta Pumz, Dondosa, Piga Makofi and Shika More.They were known for their energetic performances and their sense of style.Their debut album Chukua was released in 2005 and in 2006 they were invited to perform at the Channel O Music Video Awards.

The duo went ahead to bag the 2005 Kora award for Best East Africa group. They also won 2006 Kisima awards for Best Group from Kenya, Best Song, and Best Social responsibility.