Kenya’s Queen Jane dies: Remembering the Queen of Kikuyu Music

Queen Jane, one of Kenya’s Kikuyu benga musicians is Dead. Queen Jane whose real name was Jane Nyambura succumbed to an illness she has had for a while now at the St. Mary’s hospital in Nairobi.
More news about her death and life as a musician can be read here and here.

One of her greatest hits was ‘Tiga Kwiyamba“(stop braging/boasting) which received alot of airplay in Kenya’s venacular stations.

Lets pay tribute to this daughter of Gikuyu.

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