Albert Gacheru
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Albert Gacheru: How fire and music pirates consumed promising 'Mariru' singer

What you need to know:

  • As one of the biggest producers in Nairobi, Gacheru became an easier target for music pirates.
  • At the moment his family is struggling to pay a Sh5.5 million hospital bill.

Had fire not stopped Albert Gacheru’s rise as an indigenous music producer in February 1999, chances are that he could have emerged as one of the most prolific figures in the music business. 

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