Wednesday, March 16th 2022 marked 19 years since the tragic passing of Kenyan Rapper E-Sir.
The hip hop legend, Issah Mmari Wangui, know for making timeless classics including Hamnitishi, Boomba train, Moss Moss among other hits was remembered in a year he would’ve turned 40 years.
‘You still inspiring the new generation with your awareness!’ Nameless On E-Sir
Nameless who collaborated with the E-Sir on ‘Bombaa Train’ wrote a message on Instagram;
“19 years since you left us, 16 March 2003. Love and miss you bro!!
You still inspiring the new generation with your awareness!”
Nameless shared his favourite tracks by the late Rapper.
“Fam, what’s your favourite Esir jam, mine was moss moss, Leo ni Leo and ofcourse Boomba.” He wrote
Recently Nameless alongside Trio Mio, Dmore, Habib and Nelly The Goon release a single, ‘Bandana ya E-sir’ to celebrate E-sir, writing;
“A Kenyan Icon, an inspiration to many, who passed away 19 years ago at the age of 21!”
Nviiri The Story Teller, Bien and Chimano Play an Acoustic rendition of Moss Moss in E-Sir’s memory
Nviiri The Story Teller and Sauti Sol’s Bien and Chimano did a Beutiful acoustic rendition of Moss Moss to celebrate the late Rapper.
Sauti Sol’s official page posted;
“Forever in our hearts #Esir”
Still widely regarded as one of the best rappers to emerge on the Kenyan hip hop scene, E-sir’s entire catalogue is on streaming platforms.