Just days after the ohangla fraternity laid one of their own Abenny Jachiga to rest; the industry has been thrown into mourning again.
Popular Benga artiste Erick Omondi popularly known as Omondi Long Lilo has died at the Bondo Sub-county hospital in Bondo, Siaya County
The singer succumbed to cancer on Tuesday morning at around 4:30 am.
His wife Goretty Awino and family spokesperson Olima Gondi confirmed the death.
Long’ Lilo is a member of the legendary Nabi Kings Band.
In his prime days Omondi sang alongside Osito Kalle, another legendary Luo Benga icon who trained him.
He is known for hits like Goretti Awino, Were wuod Ogalo, Okoth Mang’ang’a, Kong’o shida, Anita Nyausonga , Thomas Mwaya and many more.
In his song Japuonj, Omondi praises Osito Kalle for his ability to nurture other singers like himself, Odhiambo Tusker, Aluoch Pamba and many others.
He is survived by his wife and three children