Tanzanian singer, Jackson Kazimoto dies in road accident.
Jagwa Music lead singer, Jackson Aluta Kazimoto, popularly known as Dogo Jackie has died after he was involved in a road accident in Morogoro. He was 33 years old. Kazimoto’s death was confirmed on Jagwa Music’s official Facebook page.
“Our lead singer Jackie Simela passed away yesterday from a car accident which happened in Morogoro region where he went to attend a funeral of his aunt. We have lost the best singer we have ever had. Stay in Power king,” the group wrote.
Kazimoto will be remembered by fans and fellow musicians for his wry sense of humour on stage and his musical playfulness. Many have paid tribute to the singer. “Yesterday we learnt of the death of singer Jackie Simela who passed away in a car accident in Morogoro where he was attending his aunt’s funeral,” Nafasi Art Space director Rebecca Corey wrote on Facebook. “It is so hard to believe he is gone. My heart goes out to his family, friends and bandmates, and everyone who loved his music. We have truly lost one of the greatest.”