Popular Kalenjin singer Harmon Kipkirui Rono is dead. He was 26 years old.
The singer, popularly known as Rhino Kaboom, is reported to have been killed in an accident at Emining, Baringo County on Sunday evening after his Motorbike crashed head-on into a Toyota Probox.
Kalenjin popular secular artist Harmon Kipkirui Rono (Rhino Superstar) is no more.
Rhino lost his life in an accident at Emining Saos Road , Baringo County this evening. RIP Rhino. pic.twitter.com/XHTrL1YaUD
— Chamgei Fm (@Chamgeifm1) October 4, 2020
The singer was widely loved and respected across the Rift Valley region, where he has dominated captivating secular songs such as; chomyet Verah, Monica, Tamu tamu Beril chomyet, among many other envied songs.
The accident happened at night and it’s believed the singer died on the spot.
His death has now left the Kalenjin community in total grief and labeling as many took to social media to mourn the young musician.
RIP Rhino Kaboom pic.twitter.com/h60OnGNoAs
— Denis Kibet (@deniskibet01) October 4, 2020