K-Star a young Kenyan artist of Msanii recording, producing and composing is dead. His proper names are Bartholomew Aburi. He attends St. Patrick Catholic Church in Jersey City, NJ. He is the beloved son of Mr &Mrs Alloys Aburi of Jumuiya Choir St. Patrick Catholic Church in Jersey City. Orinally they are from Gekomu-Mwembe Tayari-Kisii town.
Monday 03/31/2014, his mother was prepared for work but before she left the house she routinely checks her children’s bed rooms. Today it was a sad day in her life; She first checked her daughter Esther and went to check “Kanda” as he is popularly known. He failed to respond to his mother’s check up call. Mrs. Aburi went ahead and touched him still there was no response; she tried to turn him because he was facedown with his head leaning on his hands but still no response. She woke up her husband and daughter and called 911.
They performed CPR in his bedroom with assistance of paramedics on the phone until Jersey City Medical Center paramedics arrived and did CPR and took him to emergence room where he was pronounced death. His body was taken by medical examiner in Newark New Jersey for investigation before it’s released to Watson funeral home.
On the past weekend he performed in Maryland.
K-star “Kanda” known as Bathlomew Aburi’s death has shocked many people. He is the only son of the two children of Mr. & Mrs. Alloys Aburi. He went to Gusii Highlights Primary School up to 7th grade, then with his family he relocated to USA in Nov.2003 and joined Nicolas Copernicus No. 25 elementary school in Jersey City, New Jersey for his 8th grade. Then he joined William L Dickenson High School in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is currently a mechanical engineer student at Essex County Community College. He usually works part time as a sanitation officer for Jersey City Police Department. He was born march.7th.1991.
He was grandson to late Paul Kegengo and Brigita Mongina Kegengo both of Bosigisa Nyaribari Kisii County and late Mr.&Mrs Pius Akumu both of Gekomu-Kisii town –Kisii County.
He was the most and only loving brother to Esther Aburi. He was the loving nephew to late Lukas Machogu, Kennedy Kegengo of Coca-Cola bottlers Kisii, James Kegego retired teacher, Pacifica Orucho both of Bosigisa Nyaribari Kisii County. Stephen Nyairo, George Ragogi, late Joseph Akumu, Anastancia Akumu, Annah Ombongi both of Gekomu Kisii town-Kisii County, Mary Masese of Nyahura Kisii County.
He was the loving cousin to Lameck Maragia, Ronald Orucho both of Coca-Cola Kisii bottlers, Nicoline Machogu Kisii Level 5 Hospital , Doline Gesare clinical officer Samburu, Anthorny Omuya of Daily Nation Nairobi , Ronald Bob Business Mombasa, Samuel Omuya accounting Mombasa, Thomas Kegengo Student Moi University, Joseph Aburi student, Leo Maragia and Stella Mande Nurse Jersey City.
People are currently meeting at his parent’s residence daily at: 267 Clerk Street, Jersey City, New Jersey. Further details will follow shortly.