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Stivo Simple Boy loses his dad

His management asked fans to pray for him during this trying time

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• Stivo and his family woke up to the sad news on Sunday morning

Stevo Simple Boy
Stevo Simple Boy
Image: Brian Simiyu

Rapper Stivo Simple Boy is in mourning following the death of his father.

News about the death of the rapper’s father, Anthony Adera, was made public on Sunday morning by his management.

The rapper’s management announced on Instagram that Stivo and his family woke up to the sad news on Sunday morning.

The cause of death was not revealed in the short statement.

It urged fans to stand with him in prayer through this trying time.

"We woke up with sad news this morning announcing the death of Anthony Adera, father to Stephen Otieno Adera, famously known as Stevo Simple Boy," it said.

Stivo recently said he used his pay from an advertisement deal to construct a house for his parents in the village.

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