Thomas Chibade, who is popularly nicknamed Chenkhumba rose to popularity and fame in the early 2000s. His album titled, “Zatukusira” is a Chichewa word and it closely means “It has come out.” However, it is extremely saddening to announce that Thomas is no more.
What Happened To Thomas Chibade? Obituary
Thomas Chibade is one of the most popular musicians hailing from Nasawa. However, he has breathed his last on October 18, 2023, Wednesday. Numerous tributes are pouring in from the fans and followers of Malawi’s biggest music star.
Thomas was only 37 years old at the time of his death. He was popular for Afro-pop and reggae genres. He was described as a “fine vocalist” with a “golden voice” by his fans.
How Did Thomas Chibade Die? Cause of Death
Thomas Chibade passed away on October 18, 2023, Wednesday. His death occurred at a hospital in the capital Lilongwe. The exact cause of his death is not clear yet. However, according to some reports, Thomas died due to malaria.
Who was Thomas Chibade?
Thomas Chibade was a renowned and notable musician hailing from Malawi. He is extremely popular for his unique musical style and exceptional talent. His influence on the entire music industry is phenomenal and profound.
Thomas was renowned for his emotive compositions in various genres like Afro-pop and reggae. Various fans could connect themselves with the extraordinary music of Chibade.
Some of Chibade’s notable and beloved songs include, “Usanyoze Osauka,” “Batchala,” and “Zatukusira.” Thomas hailed from Nasawa. Moreover, he made Lilongwe his home.
He participated actively in the Musicians Union of Malawi. Moreover, he also offered mentorship showcasing to foster the next generation of talent among young musicians.