Former Them Mushrooms band member Japheth Tsuma Harrison commonly known as “Babu Heinz” is dead.
The news of Babu Heinz’s death was announced on Wednesday by the band on social media. He died on Tuesday but the cause of death has not been made public.
“Them Mushrooms is sad to announce the passing on of cousin brother Japheth Tsuma Harrison better known as “Babu Heinz”. He took his final breath late last night. “Heinz” had a stint with Them Mushrooms band back in the 90s and later on was the drummer of our sister band Mandingo. From God you came and to HIM you have returned. Fare thee well bro” wrote the band.
Family and friends in Mombasa are meeting every day for burial and funeral arrangements at their family home in Utange.