Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Lamania Shaaban of East African Melody Taarab is no more

THE EAST AFRICAN MELODY MODERN TAARAB group today lost one of its long time musicians, who was also one of the groups directors, composer, and guitarist. Lamania Shaaban, who died in his sleep last night. He had been suffering from stroke, which got him 4 years ago. But of recent he seemed to be getting better and regularly attended prayers at the mosque near his home. Lamania who will also be remembered by his hit composition ‘Utalijua jiji’ will be buried tomorrow 17th January 2013 at the Msikiti wa Shehe Kilembe’ burial grounds at around one o’clock.
May he Rest in Peace

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