Heartbreak in Zimdancehall: King Shady’s Nephew and Protégé Junior King Dies

Zimdancehall Icon King Shady’s Nephew and Protégé Junior King Dies

In a heartbreaking turn of events, renowned Zimdancehall artist King Shady is mourning the loss of his nephew and protege, Junior King.

Junior King, real name Tanaka Dengu, passed away on Friday, though the exact cause of death has not yet been disclosed.

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Junior King Dies: King Shady Confirms

King Shady announced the sad news on his official Facebook page, expressing his grief. The “Letter to Mai Hun” hitmaker paid tribute to his nephew and protégé, praising Junior King for his significant contributions to the Zimdancehall genre.

King Shady emphasized that Junior King’s legacy will endure and continue to inspire people worldwide. He expressed gratitude for the talent Junior King shared with the world.

“REST IN PEACE JUNIOR KING will always dance to your music and remember the joy and passion you brought to all who heard you. Your will live on forever, inspiring and uplifting people around the world. Thank you for sharing your talent with us. Rest peace, Junior King. You will be greatly missed,” King Shady said.

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Outpouring of Condolences from Fans

In the comments section, King Shady’s devoted followers expressed their sorrow and offered heartfelt condolences. Fans reminisced about Junior King’s standout tracks, including the much-loved “Mistaken Identity,” and emphasized the profound void his passing has left in the Zimdancehall community. Here are some of the comments:

Francis Gumbo:

So sad..Mistaken identity still my favorite track to this day. Rest in Peace my king 👑

Stanley Robinho Jnr Mukarati:

RIP Junior king wl always remember you

Ras Jerry:

Rest Easy my king, I lastly met him at my work place in Kaguvi

Chaplin Moses:

I m feeling it is such a sad story to hear this King was so amazing I can’t believe it 😭😭😭😭


Tisu type dziya dzinoshanda undercover…Ndoda kukutora ndokuti you’re my lover….Gara waziva ndiwe ndiwe baby rangu saka hapana mumwe….💔💔💔💔RIP BRO

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