On a very sad note, musician Jose Chameleone’s young brother AK47real names Emmanuel Mayanja has passed on. The ‘champion’ singer, according to reports reaching Chano8 desk indicate that he slid in the toilets of Dejavu pub where he had gone to ease himself and went into a comma.
He never recovered from the fall and later apparently died on the way to hospital and his body has been lying in Nsambya Hospital as further tests and checks are being carried to ascertain the exact cause of death.
Our snoops on the ground are working tirelessly to dig into details of the young dancehall singer’s demise and will keep you posted on new developments as the music industry is in shock because of the sudden death which is now being investigated for further action.
AK47 who has been singing under Team No Sleep managed by Jeff Kiwa was mentored by big brother Jose Chameleone at Leone Island before falling out and joining TNS last year. Jose Chameleone who was in Nairobi on a working trip with Maisha Magic overseeing a talent search show as a judge, flew back to attend to pay his last respects to the fallen brother.
Akay as is fondly known by peers is also brother to Goodlyfe singer Weasel(Douglas Mayanja) and Pallaso(Pius Mayanja) of Team No Sleep..
Last year he went into a music partnership with upcoming singer Bakri and rebranded to Akay before splitting up and reverting to AK47. His music career seemed to have taken a deep, but he was planning a revival this year with a series of new songs. And had released Twazilwana, Tondabisa and . ‘Story’ among others.
As usual, we’ll keep you updated on any new developments. May his Soul rest in eternal peace.