Somber mood engulfed Kalalani Village, Mariakani when family, relative and close friends of a renowned DJ and an entertainer Chris Mutinda Nzomo famously known as ‘DJ Brown’ was laid to rest.
The youngest DJ who has entertained party goers in Mariakani, Mombasa, Mtwapa, Kilifi and Voi was laid to rest beside his mother’s grave at Kalalani area in Kinango, Kwale County.
DJ Chris well known by many suffered acute lung disease and tuberculosis according to doctors who treated and closely monitored his health.
The situation worsened while he was entertaining his fans at a club in Voi, Taita taveta County last week. He was however treated and discharged.
He was later taken back to Mariakani home by his colleagues at work where he was rushed for urgent medical treatment at a private hospital by his cousin Richard Nzomo.
The tale is relatively devastating as DJ Chris was later discharged and was seemingly in good condition. He was very active chatting with his relatives and cousins who had paid him a visit at ‘Coast palace’ area within Mariakani town where he lived.
However, according to Mr. Richard, on Thursday 13th September at night the situation worsen Chris Mutinda Nzomo aka DJ Brown took his last bow before the Lord.
[Chris Mutinda Nzomo AKA DJ Brown playing with his son at their Kalalani home. Photo/ Maxwell Ngala]
Narrating the painful final journey of the renowned DJ Brown in bawling eyes, Mr. Richard who has been nursing the DJ said that the young entertainer was a very hardworking youth and would do any job at a tender age.
“He was a quick learner and always interested in discovering new things, he was an electrician by profession, he would repair all the electronics that came across him and none of his clients would complain,” added Mr. Nzomo.
Chris Mutinda Nzomo later development an interest in music and would love all sorts of music, an interest that would push him to clubs and entertainment joints in various Coastal towns.
“These are God’s plan in God’s hand Chris Mutinda Nzomo will rest in peace but in our hearts he lives forever,” noted an evident pained Richard Nzomo.
All those who worked with the innocent soul ranging from local entertainers within Mariakani area, those in Mombasa, at Mtwapa in Kilifi and in Voi paid their last tribute to the music lover who would term music as ‘Medicine’.
DJ Brown who was 31, leaves behind a widow and a son, a young family that remains under the care of his sister Anne Mwikali Nzomo and elder Cousins Richard Nzomo, George Nzomo among other close relatives of the great Nzomo Family at Kalalani area in Kinango, Kwale County.
[Family, relatives and close friends pay their last tribute to the late DJ Brown. Photo Maxwell Ngala]
Jambo entertainment pays last tribute to the Music Disc Jocular-DJ Brown as the curtains closes and he is laid to rest.