By Chisomo Phiri
BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-A dark cloud has engulfed Malawi’s music industry following the death of the multi-award winning Hip Hop artist Martse real name Martin Nkhata who has passed on Monday, May 23, 2022 at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) Intensive Care Unit in Blantyre where he was receiving further treatment on fire wounds.
The artist suffered serious burns after a house he was sleeping in caught fire in Monkey-Bay, Mangochi on Saturday May 21, 2022.
Several artists in the country have confirmed of his demise through their Rest In Peace (RIP) Messages on facebook.
The 28-year- old Martse was one of the iconic Malawian artists in urban music circles.
He was considered one of the Malawi’s musicians who had mastered the art of producing hit songs.
In the past year, he released a hit called Mkatimo, a song which is considered to have been an anthem of 2021.
He featured hip-hop legends Berry Uno, and Hyphen.