E-Sir died in a road accident on March 16, 2003, while in the company of fellow label mate Nameless. He was on his way back from a concert in Nakuru town that was to help promote the album. His fans were shocked and grieved for days on end after hearing the news of his death. His death was considered coming at a time when his career was starting to take off. His other hits include "Mos Mos," "Boomba Train," "Hamunitishi" and "Leo ni Leo." His only posthumous song was the collaboration between him and Nameless called "Maisha".
E-sir's younger brother Habib is also an upcoming rapper in the Kenyan music industry. He has couple of singles to his name, some of them with his partner Manga