Atoht Manje, a Malawi Musician, Died Unexpectedly After a Stage Performance

Last Updated on October 9, 2023, 3:47 am

Famous hit song ‘Che-Patuma’’s artist Atoht Manje died after performing on stage.

Atoht Manje Died
Atoht Manje (Image via Facebook)

Atoht Manje, a Malawi musician famous for his hit song ‘Che-Patuma,’ died shortly after his stage performance on Saturday night, October 7, 2023. His unexpected death has cast a somber cloud over the Malawian artist community and devastated his fans worldwide. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends.

What happened to Atoht Manje?

According to the reports, he collapsed shortly after delivering a musical performance at University Livingstonia in Rumphi, Malawi. Unconfirmed reports say that after the performance, he told his friends he was not feeling well and went to his car. Reportedly, he collapsed in his car. He was transferred to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His body is being kept at Mzuzu Central Hospital for his relatives to come and receive it. The cause of death is still unknown. His untimely demise has cost Malawi an inspirational, talented musician. It has deprived the world of a genuine and authentic artist.

His heartbroken family has not released an official statement regarding his untimely death. Nothing is confirmed until the family provides information to his fans. Manje’s sudden, untimely death has shocked everyone and devastated Malawi’s artist community, fans, and family.

Who was Atoht Manje?

Atoht MAnje’s real name was Elias Missi (as per a local news magazine). He was a self-styled musician famous for his hit song ‘Che-Patuma .’He was known for his genuine and fearless style with lyrics that challenged societal norms. He released a video for his brand new song ‘Nchape’ about a week ago. In his song, he criticized those who meddled in others’ business and highlighted the negative effects of jealousy on society. His other notable projects are Majelasi, Munthu, Unanditani, Huwa, Phone Ya Bea, and Zili Bawino.

The community has outpoured support for the family and friends. His fans and followers have expressed their grief and sorrow over the death of their favorite musician. They have offered their sincere sympathies for the family and friends and paid their respect to the fallen artist.

We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends. May he rest in peace.


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