Popular House and EDM Deejay ‘DJ Lithium’, real name Alex Nderi is dead, after reportedly collapsing at the Capital FM offices where he worked.
According to Capital FM, the DJ was rushed to the Nairobi Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after collapsing at work. The station did not provide further details on the incident.
His family, who were notified of the incident, arrived shortly after, and the relevant authorities have since taken over, as per the statement.
“The circumstances surrounding Alex’s death are a family matter which has been taken over by relevant authorities,” Capital FM said on Thursday.
The station also appealed to the public to grant the family privacy in mourning the late DJ.
“Alex was a great addition to the larger Capital FM team, encompassing great talent as a dj, producer and possessed an interesting ”right wing” sense of humour,” Danny Munyi, Capital FM’s Programmes Director was quoted as saying by the outlet
The 34-year-old entertainer who chose the name ‘Lithium’ from a love of Chemistry in High School dabbled in RnB and Hip Hop as well as Afro-house and EDM in his popular radio set.
He hosted the Club Capital show, every Friday from 11:00 PM to 2:00 AM and on Jam Fridays from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.